Tag Archives: payroll taxes

Solve Social Security Underfunding – End Retirement

Is Social Security in financial trouble?  Politicians and pundits evade, dissemble, and argue around the problem.  Instead of me just being another average citizen pointing out that the Emperor has no clothes, what do the Social Security Trustees have to … Continue reading

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My State of the Union Address

With President Obama about to deliver another State of the Union address, I offer a three year old correction to the legislative priorities of our President and Congress.  Unlike President Obama’s long long long boring and uninspired utterances, this superior … Continue reading

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Raise Medicare Payroll Taxes on Employees

With negotiations continuing in Congress related to the fiscal crisis that Congress has caused, I want to add an alternative to the debate.  I say that we should substantially increase employee payroll tax rates designated to Medicare. Let’s put this … Continue reading

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Top 4 Lessons from Election Day 2012

What does yesterday’s election mean?  SNAFU – situation normal all fucked up. Let’s look at the federal results: (1) incumbent President re-elected, (2) no net change to party strength in the Senate, and (3) Republican majority retained in the House.  … Continue reading

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Question #1: Why haven’t Libertarians been electorally successful in face of growth in government?

The following question was in response to the Selfish Citizenship post Open Letter to Gary Johnson: Going back to the Reagan Administration through today, why is it that the Republicans and Democrats have been able to grow government without an … Continue reading

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