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Would Obama’s Robin Hood Tax Plan Redistribute Wealth?

The National Taxpayers Union and the National Taxpayers Union Foundation prepared some easy-to-read tables entitled “Who Pays Income Taxes?” for tax years 1999-2006 using Internal Revenue Service data. According to them, the top 1% of income earners in 2006 paid 39.89% of all personal income taxes while the bottom 50% of income earners paid just …

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GOP Convention More Watched than Democratic Convention

I’m sure this shocked many on the left and many in the mainstream media, but the Republican convention was more watched than the Democratic convention AP Television Writer David Bauder reported today. He writes: “The Republican convention was the most-watched convention on television ever, beating a standard set by the Democrats a week earlier.” Also …

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Quick Thoughts on Obama’s Pick of Senator Biden

Honestly, I’m still surprised that the champion of change Barack Obama would choose Washington-insider Joseph Biden as his running mate. It seems puzzling that Obama would go for another Senator with essentially nothing but Senate-learned experience. And to top that off, Biden was caught in the late 1980s plagiarizing an anti-American British MP. Furthermore, the …

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