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Democrats’ tax reform angst

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Let’s put tribalism and sycophancy aside for a moment shall we? Let’s talk about the GOP tax plan:

It’s complete crap.

When you start with the premise that you have to “pay for” tax cuts it is clear you have no idea what real tax reform is about. When you fund Planned Parenthood but look at removing the adoption tax credit you can’t claim to be the “pro-life” party. When you’ve got a tax deduction for the maintenance of private jets (added by a Democrat it’s worth noting) you can’t claim this is a “middle-class tax cut.”

The bottom line is that spending is out of control. Part of the reason is everyone has their sacred cows. For Republicans it’s agriculture subsidies and defense spending. For Democrats it’s everything EXCEPT defense spending.

Even defense spending has to be looked at carefully (my article on Monday I’ll detail some of my experiences with this). Everything should be on the table and the size and scope of the federal government needs to be dramatically reduced. The GOP has made it clear since President Trump came to power that they are no more interested in cutting spending than the Democrats are, except when there’s a Democratic President.

The GOP tax bill is an abomination. It’s a pale shadow of the massive campaign promises that routinely go by the wayside after an election. At this point, with their utter failure to secure our border and deliver on the promise of repealing the debacle that is Obamacare, the Republicans in Congress seem determined to get SOMETHING done on tax reform, lest they anger those they work for to the point where they are unable to secure reelection.

Now, when I say “those they work for” I don’t mean “we the people.” I mean their rich campaign donors like the Mercers and the Kochs and a hundred others. The lack of any REAL reform in the tax code is evidence of this.

At the same time, the Democrats don’t appear to be interested in the least in reforming a massive tax code that give breaks only to those that can afford the best attorneys and CPAs. No surprise there. The Democrats want as complicated a tax code as possible, because with volumes of tax code comes more control over the tax payer, which is what they really want.

Even though the tax bills the GOP has proposed would do little to nothing to break the big government hold on the people, the Democrats must oppose it for purely political reasons. As much as the GOP wants “a win” the Democrats equally want them not have a major legislative achievement in this Congress.

As per usual, the Democratic Party has appealed to the lowest common denominator with this ad featuring Elizabeth Warren:

The GOP might find themselves with overwhelming popular support that even the opposition party couldn’t stand against if they would simply find their backbone and create REAL tax reform. So we are clear, to me real tax reform looks like one of the following:

1) A 10% flat tax on every working person in America, whether they be a citizen or resident alien. A 15% flat business tax. (Thanks to my friend Jeff Clark for this thought process)

2) The “Fair Tax” which is basically a sales tax on everything. Even illegal income would be taxed this way.

3) The so-called “Nuetral Tax.” I’ll detail this one later in another article, but basically each state decides how best to raise federal revenue.

What I know for certain is this: No tax plan is truly reform until it breaks the power the IRS has over the average citizen. As of 2015 the Internal Revenue Service had nearly 80,000 employees, which is 30,000 more than the FBI, DEA, and ATF combined. The budget for the IRS in 2015 was $11.2 Billion. Ironically, the institution charged with collecting money from the citizenry is also one of the most wasteful and extraneous budget expenditures in the federal government.

An alternate tax like the ones listed above would allow us to cut the IRS to a fraction of its size, and remove all power it has to bully the hard-working taxpayers that make this country happen

Of course, this is a pipe team as things now stand. Neither the Republicans nor Democrats this level of tyranny to be removed from the federal government since it takes away much of their power. Both sides are simply trying to maintain or grow their power.

When the average citizen has finally had enough, and come to realize that perhaps it is long past time to continue thinking in binary terms, then we can have real change. Until then we will continue to be slaves a political aristocracy that the Constitution supposedly abolished.

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Alexandra Chalupa, the woman nobody (other than Glenn Beck) is talking about in the Russian hoax

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Have you heard the name, “Alexandra Chalupa” or the political and communications consulting group she founded, “Chalupa and Associates”? Probably not. Well, if you’ve been paying attention to the news at all for the last three years you’ve probably heard of the DNC, Russia investigation, Clinton Foundation, Ukrainian scandal, and CrowdStrike. All of these are separate organizations or events that are loosely tied together with some being closer to others. But they all share a common thread: Alexandra Chalupa.

Of all the players in the ongoing series of strange circumstances surrounding President Trump’s 2016 election and on through his presidency, Alexandra Chalupa appears to be the one connected to just about all of them. It’s a testament to the weak, biased nature of mainstream media that she hasn’t really made the news at all despite all of these connections.

Where does she fit in? Right in the middle. But nobody has been talking about her for three years other than brief mentions here and there. That all changed this weekend when Glenn Beck and his team tied the strings together to paint the first clear picture of how this lobbyist and progressive activist has been squarely involved in efforts to take down the President since before his big election.

Our investigation into Chalupa starts now, but it’s through the efforts of Glenn Beck and his team that we get a head start on it all. What role has Alexandra Chalupa played in the Russian and Ukrainian scandals? We’ll soon find out.

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Stench of impeachment must stick to Democrats in 2020

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Stench of impeachment must stick to Democrats in 2020

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has one goal. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not impeachment of the President. She’s supporting it now because she has to for various reasons ranging from a revolting left within her own caucus to acting as a smokescreen to protect Joe Biden and other Democrats (possibly including herself) who have engaged with the previous corrupt government of Ukraine. But it’s not what she wants because she knows it will fail in the end.

Her actual goal is to clear the stink of impeachment off the Democrats before the 2020 election. Yes, it’s going to stink. Thanks to the antics of Adam Schiff and others, it’s already stinking pretty badly and it hasn’t even had very much time to rot in front of American voters. She wants to get in, check off the impeachment box on her list of “accomplishments” as Speaker, and move onto the next component of obstruction that she’ll hope to ride into the 2020 election.

We cannot allow that to happen. This stink must remain firmly attached to the Democrats who support impeachment all the way through to election day next year. They need to wear impeachment like an albatross of shame around the necks, and they must not be allowed to shed it until they’re ousted from office.

This is important. The press is going to help them “move on” after it’s done. But conservatives must keep pressing it. We cannot allow it to fall off the radar as we’ve done so many times in recent elections. Benghazi should have sunk President Obama, but he was let off the hook. The Brett Kavanaugh confirmation debacle should have helped Republicans expand their control of the Senate, but it was old news a month after his confirmation just in time for the 2018 midterm elections. Time and time again, Democrats hand Republicans something that stinks, and Republicans fail to capitalize on it during elections.

If former FBI Director James Comey had let Hillary Clinton off the hook for her email scandal a month earlier than he did, she might have won the 2016 election. That’s how bad Republicans are at capitalizing on Democratic mistakes. Impeachment is such a mistake, a huge one. And if Republicans don’t handle it right, they’ll let it slip into the history books instead of letting it carry them to big gains in the House and Senate.

President Trump will be fine. He’ll capitalize on it without even trying and will use it to win his reelection. Down-ballot races must do the same. Any Republican running against a Democrat who supports impeachment should use that as the anchor that sinks the incumbent into a dark electoral pit. They should hammer this debacle until their opponents’ names are synonymous with “impeachment” among their constituents.

We must help them.

If your representative supports impeachment, make certain everyone you influence knows just how bad that really is. Today, it is allegedly popular with many. But it’s going to end up stinking very badly, and that odor must stick to Democrats like glue.

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Andrew Wilkow: Elizabeth Warren’s lack of real-world experience is why progressives love her

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Elizabeth Warren is the current frontrunner for the Democratic nomination for president. I’ll admit, I never expected that to be the case until recently. I truly believed she would be in the middle of the pack before bowing out in favor of Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, or one of the other radical progressives who would take on Joe Biden. But I was wrong. She has surged into the lead and at this point, it’s her race to lose.

BlazeTV’s Andrew Wilkow explained her popularity among the progressives, and in doing so showed by I was unable to see her appeal. According to Wilkow, the difference between her and Hillary Clinton is that she’s a member of the elite academia, which progressives love. Her lack of real-world experience isn’t seen as the clear detraction that it should be. Instead, having lived in a theoretical bubble of feel-good progressive policy proposals gives her an advantage in the eyes of hyper-leftists.

In other words, she hasn’t had any real-world experience to burst her bubble, so she’s able to enact hypothetical ideas that are demonstrably bad without reality clouding her judgment. To the far-left, this makes her an ideal candidate.

How in the world is Elizabeth Warren leading in the Democratic polls? Andrew Wilkow breaks it all down for us in this eye-opening analysis for BlazeTV. She’s as detached from reality as her policy proposals, which is why the radicals adore her.

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