Skip to comments.The Democrat's idea of Hope, Change & a New Kind of Politics
Posted on 03/12/2011 6:37:08 AM PST by publius321
The Democrat unions have given us a clear view of what defines them. All any sensible person needs to see is the video of these protestors to rightly conclude they are savages. Their behavior speaks volumes. There are jobless people hurting all over the country and these cretins are acting like their plight is that of early 20th century Russian peasants because they may have to pay a small percentage of their health benefits instead of the tax payer paying all of it.
They represent the lowest common denominator society has to offer and they deserve to lose their jobs and I frankly wish they would. It is mortifying to think that some people bus their beloved children off to be violated by people like this every day.
This and of course the recent death threats now being served to the Governor and legislators really buttresses the notion that
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They can’t win unless they shaft the taxpayers into paying them so tha they can shaft the taxpayers out of more. It’s line making the condemned may fix his own noose.
My wife and I pay 45% of our income in total federal, state, and local taxes, and I’m a CPA. I know where the loopholes are buried. My patience is gone for those demanding more.
Laziness, envy, greed, and violence define unions, in my experience. Other than that they may be okay. /S
Remember the phrase, “dumbing down of America”, back in the mid to late 80’s and 90’s? This is the end result... people who’s lives are plugged into the matrix of government everything. They have no vision of what life can be, only what the government prescribes... so now, when government is mandated by the taxpayer to cut back, those of the dumbed down, thrash about riotously, and imbuing young skulls full of mush to follow suit. The smartest thing anyone can do to really “win the future” (Obamay’s new worthless slogan) is to get your kids out of the public school system.
Hey Dave. I am an Enrolled Agent just down the road from you in the People's Republic of Maryland. I pay 16% in federal and state, but I do and have done a lot of tax planning.
Pennsylvania can be tax hell if you are in the wrong school district and do not arrange your affairs to minimize or avoid taxes.
I'd be glad to have you as a tax client. /S
Well said dps.inspect Your comment would also go well on the column at Tableofwisdom.com
Can I paste it in there and quote you?
This is the perfect example of “astro-turfing.” The public sector Unionnista’s only make up about seven (7%) percent of the American population!
The next time the tea party is out protesting the Unionista’s, they need to take with them boxes of diapers to hand out to these children who are putting on a temper tantrum on national TV for all to see.
Enough said, the free ride is over for the Unionist's, watch your step getting off the tax payers gravy train!
These students need the parent to sign for any federal student loans and grants up to age 25, so even if the parent isn't forking out their own cash to subsidize these indoctrinations, parents have a say.
Talk about being forced to tie one’s own noose, parents helping to send off their children to these state nurseries of Marxism is exactly that.
By all means... please do...
Nothing you can do about our property taxes. I’m a tax accountant. I assure you we are using the best tax planning ideas available.
Don’t forget that 15.3 % you pay to Social insecurity (13.2 in 2011).
Don’t forget that 15.3 % you pay to Social insecurity (13.3in 2011).
Come to Florida Dave. We have a conservative state legislature and executive branch and we are not land locked by liberal surrounding states. We are recruiting fellow conservatives like you.
The unions are a special interest group. They spend millions lobbying Democrats. They use their money and political clout to buy favorable contracts. They corrupt the political system and need to be eliminated.
In the Washington Examiner by Noemie Emery Mar 8, 2011: Wisconsin Unions are Protesting like it’s 1911
In the battle going on on now in Wisconsin and elsewhere, the liberals and the conservatives are operating not only on opposite principles, but two different times. The Democrats seem caught in 1911, in an age of sweat shops, exploitation, and of child labor, when endangered and underpaid workers valiantly struggled to wrest living wages out of “The Man”
One who never know from their speech thi is 2011, that these union workers are well-off clerks and teachers; that The Man has been replaced by a less=well-off public, and that their early and well-funded retirements are driving stae governments into a ditch.
To admit this would blur the clarity that prevailed way back then, when only one side of the arguement held the moral high ground. As Roger L. Simon writes of a similar syndrome “The left has a kind of nostolgia for racism, for a simpler time when it was a lot easier to define right and wrong.”
Of course the left is nostaglic for racism, too. It is so nostalgic that in recent years, it has labored unstintingly to make the right’s objections to the stimulus, debt, and the health care reform bill seem to be all about race.
That is all in the first four paragraphs.
In 1933, people saw that with no safety net, no regulations, and no transfers of wealth, an industrialized culture could run into trouble. But by the 1970s, they had realized that with too much of these, the country could run off the rails in the other direction, and new ways of doing things had to be found
Some union leaders were as greedy and vicious as some captains of industry. Identity politics eroded the claims of the civil right movement. Welfare done wrong was a perverse incentive that locked many people in poverty.
as a result, liberals long for a earlier day, when life was more simple. but wishing will not make it so,
Progressiveism was the status quo till the Great War (WWI) was fought as the war to end all wars. Oddly enough during WWI Russia came into existence.
Liberalism and the Progressive Era desire to return the US to its Golden Age. The auto industry was in its infancy, a days wage was $5.00. There was no such thing as health care for all. Jane Addams and her followers ran the Hull House in Chicago The tax system did not come into existence until the Progressive Era.
I for one do not return to the Golden Age of Progressivism. Unions have had a place in the US History.
What the Unions have done to the Auto Industry they have done to the State Governments. GM and Chrysler bankrupt. Ford has made a profit in 2010. Guess what Ford rid itself of many aggreements that basically killed GM and Chrysler
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Have you included sales tax, social security, medicare and proprty tax. I was including all the taxes we pay. It’s 45% of our income. With Maryland’s outrageous sales tax, you must be up there, too.
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