Skip to comments.Death, Taxes, and Anti-Semitism
Posted on 04/19/2014 11:56:13 PM PDT by Nachum
Ben Franklin opined that there was nothing certain but death and taxes. Id add a third to the list of certainties, anti-Semitism, and this week reminds us of that.
As Americans struggled with preposterously complex federal income tax regulations and ever-higher tax burdens, the Washington Examiners Timothy P. Carney tweeted Thats the price we pay for 7 of the 10 richest counties being within commuting distance of DC. Right he is. As the rest of the country struggles to keep on producing -- cattle, grain, merchandise, services -- hamstrung by ever more regulations and executive and judicial branch overreaching, DC lives high on the hog off that labor. Drive up and see expensive restaurants full of patrons every night and elegant spas and hotels fully booked. The price of real estate in the nations capital keeps soaring, as it does in the near suburbs. At the moment 86 million full- time private sector employees sustain 148 million benefit takers. Greetings, suckers!
In the Middle East and Africa death stalks, nourished by religious hatred -- against Jews, Christians, and Moslems of different sects than those doing the butchering. In Africa 200 young Christian children going to school exams were butchered by Islamic fanatics whose motto is Western education is forbidden.
Do you see celebrities and human rights activists or groups like the National Council of Churches speaking out against these atrocities? If they have Ive missed it. Just as movie stars, human rights activists and left-wing Congressmen dont tie themselves to Israeli nursery schools as rockets hail, they dont do one thing to stop these unremitting slaughters in Africa and Sy
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