Recently, the WSJ had an article drawing attention to Obama’s changes made to the student loan system for higher education. The article, while it raised good points, did not go far enough to explain the detriment to our economy that his program is causing. President Obama is … [Read more...] about Obama’s “(Don’t) Pay As You Earn” Program
Archives for May 2014
Many people this year are startled to find that the IRS is holding some or all of the portions of their tax return as a form of payment for old debt. Many so called debts are decades-old and often the debt is not even the debt of the taxpayer being targeted. How did this … [Read more...] about A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Treasury
It's the spending, stupid. CNS News reported today that "Federal tax revenues continue to run at a record pace in fiscal 2014, as the federal government’s total receipts for the fiscal year closed April at $1,735,030,000,000, according to the Monthly Treasury … [Read more...] about Record Federal Tax Revenue — and Still A Deficit
Oh, the hypocrisy! In February, it was announced that retired hedge-fund billionaire Tom Steyer, has committed $100 million of his own money to “to make climate change a priority issue in this year's midterm elections.” How can this possibly be? First, Steyer made his … [Read more...] about Tom Steyer: Philanthropy or Hypocrisy?
Most Americans would score Obama poorly on foreign policy issues. It’s a conundrum, really, because most of the things he has done, people seem to have supported him - from pulling troops out of Afghanistan, to not going to war in Syria. And yet, people think he has done very … [Read more...] about Failing to Lead on Foreign Policy