Friday, September 28, 2007

Watch out for the Liberal Rumor!!!

Recently the Liberals are starting a new Rumor about Rush Limbaugh. According to the new rumor, Rush Limbaugh called soldiers who did agree with him "Phony Soldiers". The Truth is he was calling an individual who was pretending to be a soldier one. This is What He said “The morning update on Wednesday dealt with a soldier, a fake, phony soldier by the name of Jesse MacBeth who never served in Iraq; he was never an Army Ranger. He was drummed out of the military in 44 days. He had his day in court; he never got the Purple Heart as he claimed, and he described all these war atrocities. He became a hero to the anti-war left. They love phony soldiers, and they prop 'em up. When it is demonstrated that they have been lying about things, then they just forget about it. There's no retraction; there's no apology; there's no, "Uh-oh, sorry." After doing that morning update on Wednesday, I got a phone call yesterday from somebody, we were talking about the troops, and this gentleman said something which you'll hear here in just a second, prompting me to reply "yeah, the phony soldiers." The Anatomy of a Smear: "Phony Soldiers" Is a Phony Story

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Saturday, September 22, 2007

Ahmadinejad is a goner!!

Mahmoud President Ahmadinejad, President of Iran, Holocaust denier, and Anti-American Conservative have been challenging Israel, United States, and the West since he was elected in 2005. United States accuse Iran of secretly trying to develop nuclear weapons and helping Shiite militias in Iraq that target U.S. troops. Iran denies the claims and claims that Iran is seeking materials to develop a nuclear generator for electricity. Just before leaving for New York, Ahmadinejad had the Iran army parade down the street with Missile that read, “Down with the U.S.” Iran President Ahmadinejad rips U.S. - Yahoo! News U.S officials have promoted using economic sanctions to make to keep Iran from developing nuclear weapons. Some advocate Invading Iran.
I advocate waiting it out. Everybody is not happy with President Ahmadinejad. He has not campaign promises The mirage: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's election campaign made all kinds of promises to the poor. So do they think he is delivering? Ali Moazzami visits the deprived districts of south Tehran New Internationalist - Find Articles.
The poor is not satisfied wit him What do people in poorer districts think of Ahmadinejad? Ali Moazzami finds out. March 2007 New Internationalist
Iran has rationed gas, which resulted in a protests Protesters torch Iran gas stations - Last year while the Democrats won control of congress, Ahmadinejad’s political opponents won control of the Assembly of Experts, a body of 86 senior clerics that monitors Iran’s supreme leader and chooses his successor. Ahmadinejad opponents lead in polls - Focus on Iran - His term is up in 2009.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Electric companies plan to build more Nuclear Power Plants

Entergy Corp., Dominion Resources Inc., Exelon Corp. and the Tennessee Valley Authority are expected to be among the first to seek regulatory approval to build new plants after the nuclear industry was nearly wiped out decades ago.

As the debate over global warming grows and the demand for electricity increase, electric companies plan to build more nuclear power plants. By building more nuclear power plants, electric companies can generate electricity without contributing to the green house gases. Read more at Plans move forward for new nuclear plants - Oil & Energy -

Monday, September 10, 2007

Petraeus says draw down

Ge n. Petraeus and Amb. Crocker speak before they testify at a joint committee hearing on Capitol Hill.

Now General Petraeus has recommended a troop reduction to pre-surge by the summer of next year Petraeus recommendation Petraeus chart. This is based on the fact that the surge is meeting the military objective; however, as he reported, the success is uneven. He said that there has been a reduction of suicide and car bombing from 175 in March to 90 in August. There have been 140 new Iraqi forces with 95% of them taking the lead. He also said that the reduction can continue but he wanted to wait until then. Now it’s time for both Democrats and Republicans to come to gather, say the course, and watch how the Iraqis stand up as Coalition troops stand down.

Friday, September 7, 2007

Alternative tax or alternative confusion?

Yesterday Leonard Burman of the Tax Policy Center testified before the House Ways and Means Committee about Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT). The AMT is a provision in the Tax Code that disallows deductions and exemptions after you reach a certain income. It was enacted in 1969 when people complained to congress that 155 of the wealthy were taking advantages of the exemption and deductions to avoid paying taxes (History of Alternative_minimum_tax: click here). The problem is that the AMT was never adjusted for inflation. Burman explain to congress that a lot of tax payers, middle class tax payers, find themselves liable for the AMT Burman's statement He warns that unless something is done, more tax payers would find themselves liable to the IRS in spite of the Bush tax cutes. He advocated replacing the AMT with a surtax that would only apply to the wealthy Surtax - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
I have a better idea, flat tax. I believe we should remove the DOUs (deduction of understanding) and AMCs (Alternative Minimum Confusion) and ask people to pay 5% of earnings. One exemption, people with monthly earnings of $2,240 or less. People who are in this income range are high school and college students, seniors working at Mc Donald’s, and other people who are going month to month trying to get by. These people should be allowed to keep their money.
As for the rest of us, all we have to do is have 5% deducted from our earnings. I believe filing should be optional. We shouldn’t have to tell the government about the money we give them. And I believe that 5% would be enough to fund the government, we should make cutes to some programs and privatization to others. The less we spend to the federal government, the more we have to pay to the state government, and charities.
In other news, the U.S. Supreme Court would take up the D.C gun ban case D.C gun ban case Lets see if the Roberts Court rule the 2nd amendment protect individual rights. Petraeus told the Boston that he would recommend troop reduction starting next spring Petraeus interview The recommendation is based on the progress in Iraq. Did I say progress? Well, yes!!! If Democrat leadership and the antiwar left give the surge a chance, there would be a gradual withdraw of U.S. troops as Iraqi troops stand up.