Econ/Tax/Spend/Big Govt

Income taxes and other revenue streams

By John Biver

So the state house Republicans led the effort to reject a proposed constitutional amendment that would double the income tax rate on those who earn more than $250,000 a year. Excellent. We’ll take progress wherever…

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The Best on Barack Obama

By John Biver

Americans who don’t savor the prospect of a President Barack Obama need to realize he is where he’s at because of the failures of the Republican Party. If elected Republican leadership had been doing their…

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Manias, Panics, and Crashes

By John Biver

The Drudge Report headline this morning is “Worthless,” and the article it links to is from the Wall Street Journal about the financial meltdown of Bear Sterns. While friends of mine are joking that…

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CPAC and answering the anti-McCain hysteria

By John Biver

The sniffling anti-McCain conservatives meeting at the annual CPAC conference had better blow their noses and wipe away their tears and wake up to their failures when it comes to building a real political…

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Government workers very well-paid: no kidding

By John Biver

David Denholm, who is the president of the Public Service Research Foundation, recently analyzed data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics and reported his findings in the Heartland Institute’s Budget & Tax News….

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The IL GOP discovers Milton Friedman

By John Biver

When the giant Milton Friedman died this past week we were tempted to express our condolences to the Republican members of the Illinois General Assembly on their having lost a great friend. Of course we’d be…

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