Archives for October 2009

High Taxes Cause New Yorkers to Flee

High Taxes Cause New Yorkers to Flee

The New York Post reports that taxpayers are leaving the state in record numbers to avoid high taxes: More than 1.5 million state residents left for other parts of the United States from 2000 to 2008,…

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5 Scariest Movies I Ever Saw

5 Scariest Movies I Ever Saw

1. The Exorcist  – This movie had me at the soundtrack. I saw it when I was 15 years old and it was still in it’s first run. I will never forget sitting between my friends, Steve Maddox and…

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The Story of Halloween

The Story of Halloween

Here is the story of Halloween from History.Com: Halloween’s origins date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. The Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago in the area that is now Ireland, the United…

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U.S. Tax System: Progressive in Theory, not in Practice?

U.S. Tax System: Progressive in Theory, not in Practice?

Economist and tax preparer Mary O’Keeffe of the very good Bed Buffaloes In Your Tax Code blog says that the American tax system is not as progressive in practice as it is in theory: Essentially, the rich…

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Obamacare Bill is 12 times the Size of the U.S. Constitution

Obamacare Bill is 12 times the Size of the U.S. Constitution

The Democrats healthcare bill is now up to 1,900 pages. Do you think anybody is going to take the time to read and understand this monstrosity? I don’t. For kicks, I thought it would be interesting to…

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