Monthly Archives: December 2010

Carbon Tax vs. Cap and Trade

Well, I finally did it. I finally had a look at the Waxman-Markey cap and trade bill. One word: aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh‼‼! Or, to be more precise, don’t try to follow that link with Internet Explorer 8 or below. Your browser will struggle. The bill is a quarter million words long! It’s like a Robert Jordon novel,Continue Reading

Are the Rich Over Taxed?

The Obama Administration annoys me. It legislates horrendously complicated healthcare legislation. It applies Keynesian pseudoscience to attempt to restart the economy, driving up our deficit ever higher. Conservative talk show hosts annoy me even more. They pontificate over how bad Obama is about the deficit even though most of the deficit was inherited from theContinue Reading

Should we Extend the Bush Tax Cuts?

Our national debt is nearly as large as our GDP, and it is growing at a rate of 10% per year. So what are they debating in Congress? Extending the Bush era tax cuts. Dumb! Don’t get me wrong. I’d love to see lower taxes – if we had enough spending cuts to go withContinue Reading