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State and Property Tax Deductions Need To Go

Published on November 5, 2017 By sirrahc

“Those who voted for the budget and support the full elimination of the SALT [i.e., state and local tax] deduction have shown they understand the key [tenets] of pro-growth tax reform for individuals: lowering marginal tax rates and doing away with tax subsidies.”  — Adam Michel, tax policy analyst at The Heritage Foundation One of […]

Replacing Boehner and McConnell

Published on November 24, 2014 By sirrahc

“[I]f the Republican Party does not start positively responding to grassroots conservatives, these key activists may bolt the GOP…. If the GOP in Congress will not stand up to Obama, what good is having the leadership positions?”  — Jeff Crouere, media host and columnist at Townhall.com The recent midterm elections and discussions of “lame duck” […]

D’Souza and Grudem on the 2012 Election and Christians in the Public Square

Published on October 28, 2012 By sirrahc

As it gets closer to the 2012 elections, I get more concerned that, despite Romney’s gains, Obama may still win. They are in a statistical tie, and it could go either way. Yet many conservatives, libertarians, and independents are still either undecided, or they plan to vote for a 3rd party, or they just want […]

Random Thoughts on the GOP Debate in Iowa

Published on August 13, 2011 By sirrahc

Well, semi-random? Nothing profound. No comprehensive analysis. Just a few miscellaneous comments. 1) When Pawlenty was challenging Bachmann’s record, I thought she did an OK job of defending herself, stressing her consistency on the issues and being the “tip of the spear”, etc. But, I can’t help thinking that she could have reminded him of […]

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