Tag Archives for taxes

April 20, 2014

Justice Scalia “The government has the right to tax …” [Darleen Click]

Tweet“… but if it reaches a certain point, perhaps you should revolt.” h/t Bob Belvedere who wonders if this makes Scalia an #OUTLAW

20. April 2014 by Darleen
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December 26, 2013

Happy New Year! Here’s your new ObamaCare Fees! [Darleen Click]

TweetThank you, Judge Roberts! Most insurers aren’t advertising the ObamaCare taxes that are added on to premiums, opting instead to discretely pass them on to customers while quietly lobbying lawmakers for a break. But one insurance company, Blue Cross Blue … Continue reading

26. December 2013 by Darleen
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December 8, 2012

California raises taxes, revenues in free fall … unexpectedly! [Darleen Click]

TweetWow, who woulda thunk? State Controller John Chiang today released his monthly report covering California’s cash balance, receipts and disbursements in November 2012, showing total revenues were $806.8 million below (-10.8 percent) projections contained in the 2012-13 State budget. “November’s … Continue reading

08. December 2012 by Darleen
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November 28, 2012

The “rich” are rarely stupid [Darleen Click]

TweetWho knew? In the 2009-10 tax year, more than 16,000 people declared an annual income of more than £1 million to HM Revenue and Customs. This number fell to just 6,000 after Gordon Brown introduced the new 50p top rate … Continue reading

28. November 2012 by Darleen
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August 8, 2012

Why not start with a 20% excise tax on the film industry? [Darleen Click]

TweetSteven Spielberg, George Clooney and other 1%-centers of Hollywood just can’t get enough of Barry Obama and his plans to redistribute the wealth. Well, guys and gals, time to put up or shut up. Time to lead the way or … Continue reading

08. August 2012 by Darleen
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April 25, 2012

As goes California — the epic failure of the Progressive Left [Darleen Click]

TweetWell, only if one defines failure as being a vibrant example of Western principles rather than a feudal state of coastal lords and inland serfs [Joel] Kotkin, one of the nation’s premier demographers, left his native New York City in … Continue reading

25. April 2012 by Darleen
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