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Archive for June 2015

“Fair Tax” by GOP would be fairy tale windfall for the rich

Leave it to the greedy politicians and their wealthy puppet masters to come up with yet another “reform” that will benefit the upper class at the expense of the other 99%. This time it’s called the “Fair Tax”, and it’s made of fairy dust for the entitled. Every GOP candidate for President appears to have been told this is the official goal for the year. It’s now a mainstay for […]

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Seniors – get divorced and save on income taxes?

Now that nearly everyone, of every persuasion, seems to want to be married, seniors should advise the newly matrimonial-prone that true love expressed can cost you big bucks, when dealing with Uncle Sam. Here is a mock 1040 for a mythical single filer Herman Schmidlap: Herman is filing single, and the return would be the same if filed as “married, but filing separately.” His wages were $15,000, plus $10,000 he […]

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Hillary – Just “Bush Lite” on Social Security?

Jeb Bush is running on a platform to raise the retirement age for full Social Security benefits to 69 or 70. Other Republicans , except Mike Huckabee and Donald Trump, all seem to agree, with many also urging we move the minimum retirement age from 62 to 65. That single change would remove three years of benefits from early retirees, and at 70% of full benefits, would mean about $60,000 […]

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Rich retiree today will earn $168,000 more Social Security benefits than the poor, despite same total FICA taxes

Social Security benefits the poor less than the rich when you look at statistics. Poor men live about ten years less than rich men (top 10%). Middle class men survive about five years less than the top 10%. The survival gap between men and women is stark for the poor, but doesn’t exist for the rich. Why? The poor work harder, usually at menial jobs, sometimes two jobs. They have […]

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Blood libel horror preached by Arab Sheikh Khaled Al-Mughrabi at Al-Aqsa Mosque as he blames Jews for the Nazi Holocaust

In one of the more blazing antisemitic addresses revealed on video – now removed from YouTube and other sites – the religious teacher at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Sheikh Khaled Al-Mughrabi, who is on the payroll of the Waqf (the Palestinian Authority religious leadership), for using his class to promote the infamous blood libel screed that ‘explains’ why the Nazi Holocaust took place. This ‘Blood Libel’ is a Christian medieval lie that […]

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