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  • Tax On Dividend-Paying Stocks Rising To 74% [View article]
    The far left? You mean Obama, right? And Obama compromised recently? I'm sorry. Perhaps I didn't read that yet. News travels fast. Did Obama compromise?

    To date we have $160 trillion in new taxes not including the new middle class taxes to support Obamacare and another $50 billion to spend fresh so they won't bump their heads on the debt ceiling.

    Oh yeah, not a damn spending cut as far as the eye can see.

    Did you say... compromise? Or is 'compromise' just do what the leftist fascists say?
    Dec 2 10:26 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tax On Dividend-Paying Stocks Rising To 74% [View article]
    I don't care if Paris Hilton took all her daddy's money and snorted it.

    Its still NOT THE RIGHT of the US govt. as per the Constitution to take it at a progressively higher rate than anyone else and redistribute it to voter clients just because she can afford a few more jewels than you.

    Drop the envy. Its gross and makes you look just as foolish as she.
    Dec 2 10:22 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tax On Dividend-Paying Stocks Rising To 74% [View article]
    1) Obama is a marxist. Deal with it. He's your freak of a president. Own it. Don't be ashamed.

    2) Barry didn't go to a 'christian church'. He went to a racial liberation cult based on venom and vindictiveness in order to score political points to pick up some black street cred after the name change.

    3) You'd have a point about medicare if the people weren't robbed prior to being forced into that situation. But after being robbed as they rightfully were at an IRS gun over their entire working lives, they have a point don't they? The goobermint should keep their damn hands off the social contract they crammed down their throats, unless that is, a tyrant like you (or Obama) takes it. Sound about right stooge?
    Dec 2 10:19 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tax On Dividend-Paying Stocks Rising To 74% [View article]
    There never was or will be a president right enough for me, but that's because I consider politics a (somewhat) necessary evil. Reagan was as close to that model that I have ever experienced in my lifetime but he was still far short of anything close to my ideal. With two loser picks on the SCOTUS and caving in to Tip O'Neal more than he had to at least he did cut spending dramatically his first year, kept govt. spending low in relation to the overall growth of the economy. He also brought us out of inflation's hell. But, no. There is no one that I'm aware beyond Rand Paul that wants to just leave people alone along the lines of the very simple founding document.

    And I'm sure that you're definitely not one of those people either. You have the annoying sound of a pro-central command, do gooder statist.
    Dec 2 10:13 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tax On Dividend-Paying Stocks Rising To 74% [View article]
    1960? You mean the Baby Boomers? Yeah, demographics matter.

    Question.

    Is there another productive demographic explosion on the horizon that I'm unaware?

    Aww no. That's right. They're all old and retiring now. They're actually going to be a net drag on the entitlements now aren't they? Oh gee, and for a minute there I thought you had a point.
    Dec 2 02:52 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tax On Dividend-Paying Stocks Rising To 74% [View article]
    "So, to sum up, Obama is a socialist communist lunatic"

    YES!

    "who doesn't care about US laws"

    YES. GM bondholders. Double YES.

    "and has as his goal a regulatory regime that will put Orwell's Big Brother to shame."

    YES. Did Orwell's Big Bro care about what kind of light bulb you used, what kind of toilet you used to flush your terds, what kind of car you drove or how many Big Macs you ate or what size your Coca-Cola was? Obama does... YES, YES, YES, YES and YES.

    "Gee, isn't anyone going to mention birth certificates and black helicopters?"

    Gee, you mean Benghazi or Fast & Furious? For the most transparent administration as promised, gee, you'd think we already know what happened there! But no, Obama told us we need an investigation to tell us what he did.

    "And his supporters are destructive, greedy, idiots who lack reading and comprehension skills"

    YES.

    "and either work in the entertainment industry or wait tables."

    NO. Most of them don't work. I wish they'd wait tables also.

    "They all watch Jersey Shore, which is all they can afford to do because they make strings of bad choices."

    YES.

    Any more questions from Dumb Land? Or do you just want more rainbows and unicorns?
    Dec 2 02:48 PM | 13 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Surviving And Prospering Over The Next 4 Years Of Economic Darkness [View article]
    heh heh

    "There will never be a US debt default as long as the US government has an unlimited ability to create money."

    HAHAHAHAHA.

    The creation of dollar units is dilutionary when introduced into the economy. Whether the default is formal and quick or informal and slow(inflation) its the same. Default is default, whether partial or whole. And inflation is always a form of default. Those green IOUs from the Treasury come in at less value tomorrow than they do today, and more value today than yesterday as more of them are Xerox'd and thrown back into circulation. Default, partial or whole, quick or slow. I'm so tired of the unending idiocy of this retread meme. Just brainless cliches repeated like monkeys holding up hands over their ears and banging out screenplays on typewriters.

    Next:

    "Current debt service is 5.9% of federal spending and only 2% of GDP, both significantly down from the Bush years mainly due to lower interest rates at short maturities of federal securities."

    And its expected to explode to 15% 10 years from now, pushing out other programs down the priorities ladder. Unless, that is, you'd like to recommend we default, but that's right, you said we couldn't because we can just print! LOL.

    And why is debt service down? Explain it.

    Bernanke is artificially surpressing IRs by buying up MBS and treasuries and has been for 4 years now and has committed to an infinite amount more 'as long as is necessary'. Do you even understand what that means? THAT'S why debt servicing costs are low! That's also why interest rates can never be raised again! Because it would kill not only the economy, but the entire federal govt. overnight.

    Bernanke is not only the put of the SM, he is the very real Magnum trojan condom of reckless fiscal spending in Washington DC. Without Bernanke, its game over!

    Game. Over.


    "Temporarily larger deficits due to spending on infrastructure projects and support to state budgets would improve the growth rate and unemployment for several years due to the multiplier effects."

    Ah yes, there we go. Now it all makes sense. The Keynesian multiplier. I was waiting for that one. Taking money out of one pocket and returning it to another. Genius.

    Even more genius, when you steal it by force, shred it through the public employee lackey, cubicle payroll farms of useless agencies and then redirect the shredded leftovers back to public union johns with a shovel in their hand walking down the side of a freeway for one time job operations. Yeah, real sustainable stuff there.
    Dec 2 02:32 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tax On Dividend-Paying Stocks Rising To 74% [View article]
    "Although your examples are worst case, I see your point and it makes sense.....except that dividend tax rates will not matter to most dividend recipients, as most of these are tax deferred or tax free."

    Wrong. The companies who pay them will be less inclined to as most dividends were DRIPS that went back in to buying more shares which creates stock price support, so now those companies will be less willing to pay out dividends as they are raped by govt. even more.
    Dec 2 02:11 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wal-Mart (WMT) reportedly plans to deny health insurance to new employees who work fewer than 30 hours/week. The policy change will use an Obamacare loophole to shift the costs of health insurance to the government. [View news story]

    The 'poor' have been continually revised up the economic ladder to the point to where, now, they are almost middle class by a 1958 standard. Actually, today's 'poor' would be considered wealthy by a 1958 standard, what with their futuristic TV phones and huge wall flatscreens and free food that magically appears in their cupboards with the square piece of plastic in their wallet, the cheap housing, free infant formula and diapers, endless UI checks, disability claims, SSI etc. etc. None of which existed back in 1958, let alone 1935.

    So, today's left, along with the Washington/media complex which has been redefining what it means 'to be poor' have reclassified it so many times that it is actually quite a well-heeled group.

    Why do they do this? Because history is always the same as the upper 2% along with the power elites join forces to knock the upper middle down with the middle and move 'the poor' up into the middle so there are only two classes, the bourgeois and the proletariat. Sound familiar?

    So 'the poor' are used as agitprop to expand the middle class by incorporating them into it by using the upper middle and middle to finance the operation. So they bring those two groups down and the lower one up and they all share misery together as all incomes fall together.

    Then, we are left with our little nirvana of the state of the super elite and ... the rest.

    Meanwhile, until we get there, all 'the poor' are revised to 'be poor' and 'look poor' while living like kings as the goal posts are moved and the agitprop ever advances to get more people to pay in to the system. Its an old tactic, but works every time.

    Hatred, class warfare, balkanization, demographics set upon demographics, anything used to divide and conquer and its working right on cue.
    Dec 2 02:03 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • "There are two enormous problems with the story that manufacturing is returning to the U.S.," writes Felix Salmon. "(A) It’s not creating many jobs, and (b) the jobs it is creating are not the good jobs which people want to have for many years. Instead, they pay $15ish per hour, which is what teenage babysitters make in New York." [View news story]
    Perfect example of today's leftist agitprop that would make pravda proud.

    The 'poor' have been continually revised up the economic ladder to the point to where, now, they are almost middle class by a 1958 standard. Actually, today's 'poor' would be considered wealthy by a 1958 standard, what with their futuristic TV phones and huge wall flatscreens and free food that magically appears in their cupboards with the square piece of plastic in their wallet, the cheap housing, free infant formula and diapers, endless UI checks, disability claims, SSI etc. etc. None of which existed back in 1958, let alone 1935.

    So, today's left, along with the Washington/media complex which has been redefining what it means 'to be poor' have reclassified it so many times that it is actually quite a well-heeled group.

    And the leftist marxists in DC, of which Obama is its head, can not only farm more power in with those voter clients hooked up to his parasitic IV, but he can also squeeze more middle class people into his bag of fish too as the State runs its business into their lives.

    This is the old game that has gone on throughout history. The upper 2% don't suffer any negative outcome. They are in bed with government. Thus, the endless Buffet articles. He is buying influence. He won't be affected and can get more govt. deals aka specialty warrants that aren't accessed by the public. Meanwhile, the upper middle gets pushed down into the middle. And the poor get pushed up into the middle. All that's left at that point is the super rich & power elite and 'the middle' which are then reduced to just everyone else or the proletariat, the new poor.

    That is how this game works. Two classes, in the end, just like Alinsky taught. This is how you get there. Expand the welfare state. Expand the entitlements. Increase the size of government. Nationalize as much as possible. Centralized and moat in power. Change social structures forever to 'take care of' more voter client patrons at the ballot box, who in turn have no choice other than to vote for more of same in a circular act of mutual dependency.

    This is what our Founders warned us about and we've never been closer to that juncture now than ever before. All Obama needs is one more major takeover to make the deindustrialization of the United States complete. Personally, I think it will be energy these next four years. There's not much left after that.

    Nations never recuperate from these kinds of takeovers. Once the institutions are in place, they are never removed. They are permanent, which is why Obamacare was such a tragedy. Now its only a matter of time. Freedom is crushed. Next on the agenda is controlling more minutiae of how americans live their lives, including smoking, eating and drinking since now they are literally a line item on the federal balance sheet.

    It took Fidel's Cuba over 50 years before it became unsustainable, even for the regime to handle. Private property rights, gone. But that's what higher taxation is here. Same thing. It was only until Raoul took over that he was able to look at the govt's balance sheet and finally admit, we can't afford it any longer. So he fired over a million public and state 'workers' who were really only welfare cronies who weren't working anyway. But they can't afford them any longer. But the problem is that the society has been un-trained from its entrepreneurial past. The candle has been snuffed out behind their eyes. Being an entrepreneur means you are a dreamer. There are no dreams in a communist state. Dreams are crushed. And so even when you have a once commie dictator and thug declare he is open to allowing the incentives of free markets to open again, the trust is still gone so no one wants to go out and meet the challenge. Its broken.

    Once its gone, its gone... forever. There's no going back. Even China learned that they had to not only embrace private property rights, but get their military to enforce a free market because nobody knew what in the hell they were talking about. They weren't trained to know. They were all bobbleheads. That's how bad it can get when the people are ruined for over a generation. All it takes to kill an empire is one generation, just one. Take one generation and train them against their forebears, and its the endgame. Its over. Obama is moving at incredible speed at training voters to belly up to his form of patronage.
    Dec 2 01:50 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tax On Dividend-Paying Stocks Rising To 74% [View article]
    Listen, Bush was a disaster for conservatism. No question. Big spender. Not good with foreign policy, at least how a war should be fought if you're going to commit to one. And he did more long lasting damage to the right than any other president by presenting a case to the public about milquetoast repubs, which led to electing this last tan, head of cheese in the WH now.

    As far as Congress, there has been no budget to speak of ever since Pelosi got majority power back in 2007. Gone. Legal duties to require one, don't matter apparently. It helps Reid provide flak cover for more spending.

    Bush is not something we should compare ourselves to for a moral, apples-to-apples juxtaposition. He was thousand points of light like his CIA daddy who was a disaster.

    I do agree that the old RINO guard right now is in lockstep with the commie left about the US being a post-Constitutional republic, but that in no way should make me or anyone else relent in bashing the commies that currently reside in power, as that act also gives support to the left and those uninformed about the left that the alternative is just as(equally) guilty. They are not. The right are derelict. The left are intentionally malevolent. It may get us to the same result eventually, but they are still worlds apart.... for now.
    Dec 2 01:28 PM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tax On Dividend-Paying Stocks Rising To 74% [View article]
    Did Romney very openly campaign(in the debates) about getting rid of the capital gain and dividend taxes? Yes or no.

    Did Romney also campaign on lowering the corporate tax rates to attract foreign investment? Yes or no.

    Did Romney campaign on reducing spending, reforming entitlements and shrinking the size of government? Yes or no.

    Now, you can say that he was only campaigning and that, once elected, he wouldn't do any of those things.

    However, Obama sure as hell didn't campaign on any of those.

    So, I'd rather take the chance and roll the dice with the guy who campaigned like free markets actually were worth a damn.
    Dec 2 01:20 PM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tax On Dividend-Paying Stocks Rising To 74% [View article]
    The problem is now the ticking clock time bomb.

    Time now becomes our enemy. As the disaster that is known as Obama has now just been lengthened, employment will not return for another 4 years. Businesses will not expand and capital will remain on strike. Higher taxes always mean capital withdraw and economic contraction.

    But the problem of time will begin to become magnified more and more as the employment pool shrinks, those paying into paystub ponzi entitlements(FDR, LBJ) won't be enough to offset those now on the receiving end. As time continues forward(Obama's word), those entitlements now become even more threatened because raising taxes removes capital which removes jobs. And since payroll taxes are what is used to pay for entitlements, not raising taxes on the rich, those programs become under more threat than ever before.

    This is the problem with time now as we approach our 5,6,7 and 8th year of Obama. The programs will begin to fail.

    This is good and bad. The programs sucked to begin with, but now the masses won't know what to do once they're gone because they've been trained like caged animals to rely on them and not to prepare for their big unwinding collapse.

    Obama just sped up the collapse by raising taxes. Neat, huh?
    Dec 2 12:08 PM | 17 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • "There are two enormous problems with the story that manufacturing is returning to the U.S.," writes Felix Salmon. "(A) It’s not creating many jobs, and (b) the jobs it is creating are not the good jobs which people want to have for many years. Instead, they pay $15ish per hour, which is what teenage babysitters make in New York." [View news story]
    Maybe the unions should get involved here and agitate for higher wages. Then those manufacturers can close shop and shut down or expat, sell assets to foreigners like Hostess.

    Then, those poor workers can go apply for free housing subsidies(Sec. 8), free food electronic Cal Fresh cards and get on medicaid.

    Sounds like a plan.

    The unions are smartz.
    Dec 2 11:38 AM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Surviving And Prospering Over The Next 4 Years Of Economic Darkness [View article]
    When the only growth industry left is legalizing pot, society has been reduced to its least common denominator.

    Its like a zombie movie up here in Norcal.

    The once vacant strip malls are now filled with gun & ammo shops, liquor stores, EZ Credit and Advance Paycheck Americas, gold coin shops, pawn shops and pot shops.

    Its like a bad movie of the apocalypse.

    This is what the idiocracy movement results in during hope & change.
    Dec 2 11:25 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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