Category Archives: Income taxes

Why Jews—And Others–Should Not Vote for Hillary on Tuesday

Fifty years ago on a sunny Sunday morning in April, I was watching a television program (channel 7 in New York) about Passover. Although I don’t remember the specifics of the whole program, I do remember vividly a statement made … Continue reading






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Trump’s Missed Opportunities… Hillary’s left-wing agenda and warmongering

Since it’s midterm time let me give each candidate a letter grade for last night’s debate performance. Donald gets a B- and Hillary gets her usual F, for her collectivist ideology, trickle-down economics, and continued warmongering. Donald missed several opportunities … Continue reading






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One more reason to abolish the income tax

“The change will reap tens of millions of dollars for New Jersey, but But low- and middle-income New Jerseyan working in Philadelphia.” Source: Christie ending income tax pact with Pa., which will cost some N.J. residents more






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San Francisco Review of Books: Socialism Destroyed

Robert Wenzel reviews Tom DiLorenzo’s new book. Source: San Francisco Review of Books: Socialism Destroyed






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What Donald Trump should have said last night

Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at the Republican convention last night could have been a lot shorter and focused on espousing the virtues of limited government and free enterprise. First, Donald should have used several props, such as the first 1040 … Continue reading






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Help the Poor by Abolishing the Income Tax – The Future of Freedom Foundation

The income tax must be abolished to create sustainable prosperity.   “The standard leftist position on helping the poor is: Increase income taxes on the rich and give the money to the poor in the form of welfare. The idea … Continue reading






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Another reason to abolish the income tax

Gov. Christie’s proposal reveals he is no fiscal conservative.  He wants more money from overburdened New Jereseyans to prop up the bloated state budget.   Must reading for anyone who thinks the income tax is a relatively benign way to … Continue reading






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A proposal for “tax fairness” and provide funds for the Transportation Trust Fund

Gov. Christie and legislative leaders are at impasse. They could not agree on a package of tax cuts and a hike in the “gas tax”, a user fee, (which is the only “fair” way to fund roads and bridges in … Continue reading






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An unhappy 40th anniversary for the income tax; Republicans got outsmarted once more | Mulshine

The income tax is the root of all evil, so wrote Frank Chodorov in 1954.  We have seen it here in New Jersey for four decades.  The Supreme Court is responsible for forcing the State of New Jersey to expropriate … Continue reading






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Cutting taxes is always good; government spending must be reined in

The annual kabuki dance in Trenton known as the budget negotiations is a mixed bag as usual. Reducing the sales tax is long overdue.  The income tax should be reduced as well.   The passing out of the estate tax is … Continue reading






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New Jersey’s entrenched Marxist culture

David Sciarra, executive director of the Education Law Center, asserts that the “needs” of so-called at risk children trumps the needs of income earners who are forced to subsidize government (taxpayer funded) schools in urban and some rural low income … Continue reading






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Christie’s proposal is half way to education freedom

Governor Christie’s public school aid funding proposal would treat each child “equally,” that is, the state would send every school district the same amount for each child in its school district.  Most school districts would get a huge increase in … Continue reading






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Low balling the costs of government programs is “normal”

Government officials have lied thorough their teeth about the income tax (rates would not go up, Ha), Federal Reserve (the dollar’s purchasing power would be stabilized),  Social Security (rates would never go up, income subject tot the tax would never up), Medicare (future … Continue reading






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Socialism does not work, so why do we have government schools?

If you believe government should provide education to all youngsters, then you have lost the argument against the proponents of socialism. If you support taxpayer-funded education, why then shouldn’t the government provide health care, transportation, housing, energy, banking, food, etc.? … Continue reading






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New Jersey legislature proposes gas tax hikes and tax cuts

Both houses of the New Jersey State legislature are proposing increases in fuel taxes to replenish the Transportation Trust Fund (TTF), which will run out of money except to service debt on June 30.  For the record, I am opposed … Continue reading






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