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  • Tax Reduction Strategy (A Vanity by popular demand)

    11/10/2008 11:19:27 AM PST · by MrB · 29 replies · 287+ views
    MrB | 11/10/08 | MrB
    Disclaimer: I'm not a financial advisor nor a tax guy. I'll just tell you what I've learned, and where to go for more info. I also invite others to comment, criticize and add suggestions. CHECK WITH YOUR TAX ADVISOR BEFORE IMPLEMENTING ANY TAX STRATEGY. And whatever you choose to do, GET EDUCATED FIRST. This education and implementation requires TIME and EFFORT, but this is a noble quest, after all. I consider it to be a moral obligation at this point. Every dollar that you let the government confiscate above that which it legally is entitled to is a dollar funding...
  • General Welfare Clause - a discussion

    02/05/2003 11:03:24 AM PST · by MrB · 8 replies · 1,091+ views
    Mrb | 2/5/03 | Mrb
    I'm looking for a definitive Constitutional explanation about the "General Welfare" clause. I'm not referring to the words in the preamble, but to the first enumerated power. Article I, Section 8 The enumerated powers First paragraph: The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States; And then some quotes from the founders: Madison: "With respect to the two words "general welfare," I have always regarded...
  • Petition

    05/23/2001 2:03:49 PM PDT · by MrB · 54+ views ^ | them dims
    The dems have a petition going to get Jeffords to switch. They also want you to send a dollar to encourage him. link: the petition