'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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The odds of finding a good job are significantly better in the nation's red states than in blue states, according to a new study of business and tax policies across the country released Thursday.
"The trouble with our liberal friends is not that they're ignorant; it's just that they know so much that isn't so," Ronald Reagan once said. He might have been talking about tax policy.
Milton Friedman, the great economist, was one of a handful of intellectuals whose work forms the foundation for the modern conservative movement. He has been dead since 2006, but this week would be his centennial. He lived a long and prodigious life.
So there are two. Two pulchritudinous ones, that is. Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin are very beautiful, and the feminists ask us, "So what?" Well, they never say "so what" when an attractive male, usually a Democrat, comes on stage. They call him charismatic. Mrs. Bachmann and Mrs. Palin are sufficiently charismatic for me, and both have raised families. Mrs. Bachmann had five children of her own and 23 foster children before entering public life. That is the proper sequence of events: Raise a family, enter public life.
A seemingly inconsequential resolution introduced before the Prince George's County Council last March is now a prominent part of an eight-count indictment announced Monday against former County Executive Jack B. Johnson that charges him with conspiracy, extortion and bribery.
They are "welfare payments that masquerade as tax cuts," Mr. Moore rightly notes.
"Capital gains tax receipts also far outpaced the [tax] revenues that the government's static models predicted. Between 2003 and 2007, actual tax receipts exceeded expectations as income," writes Stephen Moore, a tax-cut crusader on the Wall Street Journal's editorial board.