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Obama cultists…er, supporters…stunned that their taxes went up

Hey, I know: after four years of economic stagnation, let’s vote the guy back in.  Cuz Bush sucks.  And Romney’s rich. Or something.

This just in: Romney’s STILL rich.  And you’ll never be.  Anywho:

Sometimes, watching a Democrat learn something is wonderful, like seeing the family dog finally sit and stay at your command.

With President Obama back in office and his life-saving “fiscal cliff” bill jammed through Congress, the new year has brought a surprising turn of events for his sycophantic supporters.

“What happened that my Social Security withholding’s in my paycheck just went up?” a poster wrote on the liberal site DemocraticUnderground.com. “My paycheck just went down by an amount that I don’t feel comfortable with. I guarantee this decrease is gonna’ hurt me more than the increase in income taxes will hurt those making over 400 grand. What happened?”

Shocker. Democrats who supported the president’s re-election just had NO idea that his steadfast pledge to raise taxes meant that he was really going to raise taxes. They thought he planned to just hit those filthy “1 percenters,” you know, the ones who earned fortunes through their inventiveness and hard work. They thought the free ride would continue forever.

So this week, as taxes went up for millions of Americans — which Republicans predicted throughout the campaign would happen — it was fun to watch the agoggery of the left.

The beauty of it:

But in fact, it was Mr. Obama who enacted the “holiday,” and, to be clear, the tax cut that he pushed throughout the campaign — remember? 98 percent of Americans will get a cut under his plan? — was really the extension of the Bush tax suts. Thus, it was Mr. Obama who raised taxes on millions of Americans, not Mr. Bush.

How many Americans? The nonpartisan Tax Policy Center in Washington put the total at 77.1 percent of all wage earners. In fact, “More than 80 percent of households with incomes between $50,000 and $200,000 would pay higher taxes. Among the households facing higher taxes, the average increase would be $1,635, the policy center said,” according to a Bloomberg News article. Hilariously, the tax burden will rise more for someone making $30,000 a year (1.7 percent) than it does for someone earning $500,000 annually (1.3 percent).

But, but, but…hey, gotta run, American Idol is on.

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January 7, 2013 Posted by | big government, economic ignorance, Obama, taxes | 16 Comments

2013: A new beginning…to the end of a republic

As you regulars have noticed, I have not been updating the blog. At all.  It’s quite simple, really: I don’t care.

I may catch grief for saying this, but I don’t care: I have little to no interest in politics now.  Or the country.  The government school dumbassification of my country is complete.  A majority of my countrymen are now economic imbeciles and/or parasites.  The number of takers has now surpassed the number of makers.  Or, more precisely, the number of takers who make a living out of voting have surpassed the number of freedom-loving productive Americans.  Once you reach that tipping point, you can’t really go back.

This sums up where we are:

“A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only
exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largesse from
the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the
candidates promising the most benefits from the public treasury with the
result that a democracy always collapses over loose fiscal policy, always
followed by a dictatorship. The average age of the world’s greatest
civilizations has been 200 years. These nations have progressed through this
sequence: “From bondage to spiritual faith; From spiritual faith to great
courage; From courage to liberty; From liberty to abundance; From abundance
to selfishness; From selfishness to apathy; From apathy to dependence; From
dependence back into bondage.”

~Alexander Fraser Tytler (later Lord Alexander Fraser Woodhouslee),  in “The
Decline and Fall of the Athenian Republic,” published 1776.

This world is not my home.  It is but a stopping point on the way to Heaven.  But geez, as long as I’m here, I didn’t think it was unreasonable for me to expect it NOT to suck.

After the midterms of 2006, when Pelosi won the Speaker’s gavel, I figured it would be OK.  After B.O. fooled the nation in 2008, I was dispirited, but still figured it’d be OK.  The rise of the Tea Party in 2010 gave me reason for optimism.  Then the public voted in 2012 to re-elect the same bastards who voted for ObamaCare, Porkulus, bailouts, etc., despite saying they were against all of those things.  Why?  Because Romney is rich…and white, too, I guess.

America, it was nice knowing you.

January 4, 2013 Posted by | big government | 8 Comments