Tag Archives: taxes

Maybe he really could get away with murder…

Back in January 2016, while on the campaign trail, Donald Trump boasted that he could shoot somebody without losing voters. Obviously this was a bit of a morbid hyperbole. Trump, in his usual classy way, was simply bragging about his popularity. … Continue reading

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Liberals for Gary Johnson?

Every Presidential election is mostly a two-person race – from a practical standpoint, anyway. Occasionally a third party candidate does make some noise. In 2000, Ralph Nader got a lot of attention, and shook up the race, arguably weakening Democratic … Continue reading

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Brexit Lemmings

So, last week, the United Kingdom did it. They voted narrowly to leave the European Union. Well, kind of. Okay, actually, they didn’t. This was a referendum among the citizenry to ascertain popular opinion about the EU. The actual process … Continue reading

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Bernie or Bust?

I’m going to start off with a brief preface, specifically in the interest of full disclosure. I am a Bernie Sanders supporter. I voted for him in my state primary, I have attended local campaign meetings and rallies, I have … Continue reading

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Want to get rid of the IRS? Okay, this is what you need to also get rid of…

 Ted Cruz was the first major party candidate to announce a run for the 2016 Presidential election. One of his primary talking points is a hatred of taxes and a proposal to eliminate the IRS. The GOP has already done … Continue reading

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Repost – Facebook – November 5, 2010 – Quick comment on the e-tax

Reposted from Facebook Quick comment on the e-tax – November 5, 2010 Prop A passed. Now what? It seems like a lot of online discussion related to the e-tax is trending toward repealing it, and letting KC suffer. A lot … Continue reading

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Repost – Blogger – October 28, 2010 – Vote No on Prop A

Reposted from Blogger Vote No On Prop A – October 28, 2010   This November 2nd, voters in Missouri will be asked to vote on Proposition A, which is an outright attack on the primary revenue sources of Kansas City … Continue reading

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