Restoring America One County at a Time Chapter 5: Taxation 5.3 How to Cut Taxes We have now seen how taxes used to be very low in this nation. We have seen—enough anyway—how that has changed over time. In an earlier section we talked about the “ratchet effect” in the size and power of government. […]
Political speech can be filled with Continuum Fallacies, often leading to abuses of words like “rich,” “poor,” “middle class,” and many others. By way of example, the U. S. Census Bureau defines the poverty level (2007) of a couple with one child as having an income of $14,291 per year or less. But politicians rarely […]
Perhaps you’ve heard of the latest Federal taxes imposed on tobacco. This unprecedented tax hike will fund health insurance for poor children, and will also help deter smoking as a public health measure. Sounds great as marketed to the public, but as a Christian, I vehemently oppose this nonsense, and I would like to tell you why, as a Christian, you should, too.
What happened to Eric Garner was undeserved, unnecessary, and tragic. But the reaction coming from the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission President Russell Moore only distracts from the real problem and panders to political correctness. In an attempt to use this event to lead a prophetic discussion on race relations on behalf […]
I want to thank you to Doug for the consideration of considering my response on taxation. He has, as may be expected, volleyed back. After carefully weighing his counterexamples and their stated implications, I don’t think they make the case. They actually support my thesis more clearly. First, I would like to note in passing […]
We have learned about “taking the cheese,” and have discussed examples of how that folly exists among even our choicest U.S. Representatives. But guess what? It goes on in you statehouse, too. I’ll bear you the bad news (just don’t shoot the messenger): A few weeks ago I was invited to attend a unique tea […]