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The bottom line is the IRS [...]
First of all the Democrats once again experienced a massive fail in branding the tax reductions implemented during President George W Bush’s administration. Since they were enacted with a hard sunset date, the Democrats should have loudly and consistently referred to them as the Bush Tax Holiday. Which is exactly what they were!
So now, [...]
Speaking in Ripon on April 4, Republican Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch explained that the income tax cut proposed by Gov. Scott Walker in his latest budget will enable citizens to buy 40 Little Caesers pizzas. “I think the average family understands this is just a down payment on the future. Also, if you saw a [...]
Speaker of the House, John Boehner continues to hold the line on the policies and positions that helped the GOP lose the election in 2012…saying it wasn’t the policies that the party espouses that are the problem…but the candidates and personalities that the party chose for their ticket! Huh? Isn’t the golden boy of austerity [...]
I guess that I shouldn’t be surprised…but after all of the rhetoric about transparency and leaving the pork and nonsense out of bills where they don’t belong…politicians still try to bury special interest perks or non-budget stuff in inappropriate places.
One of the most egregious recent sitings is Governor Walker’s inclusion for the repeal of [...]
Death and taxes are the two main constants in life. While most of us worry when April 15th comes a knockin’, the corporate CEOs take the Bobby McFarrin approach – Don’t Worry, Be Happy. The reason for this laid back attitude when it comes to paying the tax man is that they’ve got their [...]
Ever wonder how much corporations that claim to job creators that contribute to our economy actually pay in taxes?
Ever wonder if those same corporations have been feeding at the government trough thanks to government subsidies?
Thanks to BizVizz, an iPhone App available on the App Store, anyone can check on their favorite (or least [...]
As Dan Bice of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel wrote earlier this week:
A proposal to slash the salaries of Milwaukee County Board members is being drafted by a Republican lawmaker and promoted by the Democratic county leader.
But the real political muscle behind the legislation comes from a group that is working the issue [...]
Upon the conclusion of the fiscal cliff debacle, President Obama in his speech to the country clearly conveyed his refusal to negotiate with the GOP over the debt-ceiling, allowing their party to “use it as a bargaining chip.” Furthermore, he reiterated a point he has made throughout his campaign for re-election, telling the GOP that [...]
My intention was to return from vacation relaxed and raring to go…and start a series on Milwaukee County government. A little history, a little discussion on what it does for us now, some thoughts on the future services it needs to provide, interviewing county government officials, county residents, and other interested parties, and just generally [...]