Tag: taxes

GOPe keeping ObamaCare taxes, too.

We heard earlier from Rand Paul about his disgust over his colleagues’s ObamaCare hijinks.  Now comes word, via The Wall Street Journal, that Senate Republicans are A-OKAY with the taxes in ObamaCare: With Senate Republicans planning to retain a 3.8% surtax on investment…

Hillary, Death and Taxes

One of Donald Trump’s key issues this year has been abolishing the death tax.  Republicans in DC have paid this lip service before.  Democrats attack the idea as a cozy gift for Park Avenue and Beverly Hills. Actually, it crushes…

North Carolina state taxing and spending by the numbers

As the election season gears up, the phony statistics and the excrement are really going to be flying.  We decided to head some of that off by injecting some interesting, hard data into the discussion.   Revenues.   North Carolina…

The cost of government

There is a lot of hubbub about the state budget right now.  We’re hearing  a lot from county and city officials moaning about how hard it is to do business without x-amount of dollars from the state. We thought it…