Government is the Cause of Income Inequality, Not the Cure – Part II

by admin on February 5, 2014 with 0 comment

View as PDF Democrats continue to use “income inequality” as an effective wedge issue, according to Jim Tobin, noted Chicago economist and President of Taxpayer Education Foundation (TEF). “Actually, it is federal and state, and local governments that transfer wealth from average taxpayers to the wealthy, to politicians’ pet projects, and to favored labor unions …

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Wisconsin Government Pension Multimillionaires Protected by Secrecy Law

by admin on October 22, 2013 with 0 comment

View Release as PDF Madison—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of its study of the Wisconsin State, University of Wisconsin, Madison Municipal, Dane County, and Dane County Government school employees. “The State of Wisconsin refuses to release actual pension payments, hiding behind a secrecy law, the huge subsidies from taxpayers. Because we …

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Lincoln’s Unpopular War—Part 2

by admin on March 28, 2011 with 0 comment

April 12, 2011, marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the War Between the States. Prior to the fall of Fort Sumter, few Americans North or South wanted war.  On February 18, 1861, Confederate President Jefferson Davis called for peace:  “There can be but little rivalry between ours and any manufacturing or navigating community, …

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Lincoln’s Unpopular War—Part 1

by admin on March 14, 2011 with 0 comment

April 12, 2011, marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the War Between the States. It was a war Abraham Lincoln pursued not to free slaves but to enslave free men. Lincoln’s overriding concern was to keep the Southern states as taxpaying provinces of the federal government. Until the War Between the States, the …

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Rain On The Lincoln Parade — Part 2

by admin on February 11, 2011 with 3 comments

There are many different estimates as to the number of casualties in Lincoln’s War Between the States.  If one also counts civilian dead, total casualties are probably well over 660,000. Ken Burns’ Civil War documentary series stated casualties were two percent of the population.  Today, that would work out to be between five and six …

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