We told you so!

Breitbart notes the troubles in the Windy City: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Warns of Doubled Property Taxes to Fund Spiraling Pension Costs by Warner Todd Huston 12 Mar 2014 1236 Illinois has one of the worst pension messes in the nation as the cost of government employee benefits is sending state, county, and local governments …

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Economics 101: Even the liberals can understand some economics . . .

. . . but simply hope to trick you long enough to get their claws into you. I saw an advertisement on television this morning, which pointed to the website, Start-Up NY. NEW YORK IS TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS There’s a new advantage to doing business in New York. A big one. START-UP NY, Governor …

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“I was all for Obamacare until I found out I was paying for it”

Patterico noted, in an article entitled “I was all for Obamacare until I found out I was paying for it”: PATTERICO MOUNTS SOAPBOX — GINGERLY, OF COURSE, AS HE IS IN FACT GETTING OLDER: This is one of the reasons I’d like to see withholding ended. I argued for this in January 2004 (wow, saying …

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Not a terrible surprise

From MSN Money: More Americans are renouncing their citizenship An IRS tax-avoidance crackdown on people living abroad appears to be behind the recent spike. By Jonathan Berr 3 hours ago The number of Americans who have given up their citizenship soared sixfold in the second quarter as the government prepares to adopt more stringent disclosures …

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The Administration delays implementation of ObaminableCare for another year

Former Senator Jim DeMint tweeted: Obama admits Obamacare’s a job-killing train wreck http://t.co/QoNnUp5b0f #DefundIt — Jim DeMint (@JimDeMint) July 2, 2013 Hat tip to Sister Toldjah for the retweet! The story: It’s Official: Administration Admits Obamacare’s a Job-Killer Chris Jacobs | July 2, 2013 at 6:30 pm Bloomberg News reported this evening that the Obama Administration is …

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Getting what they voted for

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Council passes new AVI tax rate It also voted to add a $2-a-pack cigarette tax but needs approval from the state to levy it. Troy Graham, Philadelphia Inquirer Staff Writer | Published Friday, June 14, 2013, 3:01 AM After more than two years of sometimes caustic debate over Mayor Nutter’s property-tax …

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Economics 101: When good news is bad news

From THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Falling Deficit Alters Debate Improving Federal Finances Lessen Pressure on Democrats, Republicans to Negotiate By Damian Paletta Rising government revenue from tax collections and bailout paybacks are shrinking the federal deficit faster than expected, delaying the point when the government will reach the so-called debt ceiling and altering the budget …

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This is a good thing!

The United States Chamber of Commerce tweeted: Love tax season? Then you’ll love #Obamacare. @ap: Applying for Benefits Could Be As Daunting As Doing Your Taxes: google.com/hostednews/ap/… — U.S. Chamber (@uschamber) March 12, 2013 And here’s the story: AP Exclusive: Applying for Obama plan not easy By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Applying …

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