Tag Archive for "War on Wealth"

What IS My Fair Share?

If it has done nothing else, the “Occupy” movement has raised an interesting question – what IS my fair share?  With many in the 1% paying more than half of their earnings to income taxes (and then paying all of the other taxes and fees imposed elsewhere), the claims of the Occupy movement that the…
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Occupy Wall Street – 24 Supporters Have $34,920,500,000 Net Worth

Describing itself as a “movement for the 99%,” the rag tag group that has drawn continued national attention has supporters in pretty high places.  Just 24 folks who have directly participated or spoken out in direct support of the “movement” have a net worth of more than THIRTY FOUR BILLION DOLLARS ($34,920,500 to be exact). …
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Occupy Wall Street “Protestors” Hired Through Craig’s List

A Craigslist ad post by the New York’s extreme liberal Working Families Party is apparently looking to hire people for $350 to $650 a week to “fight to hold Wall Street accountable.”  The “immediate hires” must be “outgoing, articulate, dedicated, determined,” and “energetic communicators,” the ad says. But “this is not a policy job! Through…
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Obama’s Abuse of Poverty

Coining phrases and controlling the use of language has been a cornerstone of liberal success for the past few decades.  Nowhere is that brilliant turn of inaccurate phrase more evident than in the “battle to end poverty.”  Each year for decades, the United States Census Bureau has reported that between 30 to 47 million Americans…
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Gang of Six “Plan” Smoke and Mirrors

The increasingly famous “Gang of Six,” a bipartisan group of senators attempting to come up with a universally acceptable proposal to increase the debt limit, unfortunately has instead come up with a “plan” that makes it impossible to know how it would work.  The media and lawmakers try and make it sound like the core…
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UC Regents Adopt Grade Redistribution Program

  Noting that the spread between the best and worst students reached historic highs in 2010, the Regents of the University of California have adopted a ground breaking grade redistribution program.  Under this program, those with an overabundance of credits or with GPAs above 3.5 will see up to 38% of their credits or GPA…
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Chasing the American Dream

  The concept of the American Dream is one that I have always thought to be universal and defined simply as the opportunity that everyone in this country shares regardless of their skin color, their country of origin, their gender, their educational background or their family connections – everyone – has the opportunity through hard…
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