To: screaminsunshine; raybbr; LucyT; Tax-chick; G8 Diplomat; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; ...
posted on 03/22/2009 9:16:38 AM PDT
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To: grey_whiskers; Fiddlstix; TenthAmendmentChampion; Horusra; Delacon; CygnusXI; Entrepreneur; ...
posted on 03/22/2009 9:22:57 AM PDT
("Most bad government results from too much government." - Thomas Jefferson)
posted on 03/22/2009 9:23:20 AM PDT
by George Smiley
(They're not drinking the Kool-Aid any more. They're eating it straight out of the packet.)
In order to acheive these goals, all government activities will be required to submit a "Tax Footprint" -- a good-faith estimate, allowing for bloat, corruption, and future baseline budgeting -- of the five- and ten-year impact of the activities on the deficit, and on the growth of the private-sector economy.
Good idea, g_w. In other words, it will not be implemented.
We're so screwed...
To: grey_whiskers; AdmSmith; Berosus; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; ...
Forget the bonuses to AIG: they were contractually obligated long ago, and the people taking the flak now agreed to come in to come in to clean up the mess. Besides, $169 million? That's a rounding error. That's even less than Rush Limbaugh's 10-year radio contract. And people are beginning to figure it out. The Asia Times notes that China is positioning itself for inflation in the US...
Thanks grey_whiskers. :')
posted on 03/22/2009 5:11:56 PM PDT
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