Over or Under selling #TaxReform?

I am all for the GOP Tax Reform Bill IF they pull the best out of both bills and pass something that will help the taxpayer. But here is the problem in getting the best bill out of the Conference Committee:

Conference committee could still destroy tax reform

And here are several other problems: Progressives. Check out their Liberty Scorecards and their Heritage Action Scorecards to see how fiscally conservative they are.

For example, see Claire McCaskill, the 21st richest lawmaker on Capitol Hill in 2015, Conservative Review here and on Heritage Action here.

Ask yourself: How do each of her complaints about the current GOP tax plan really matter? Is she really serious or is she just grandstanding and complaining without just cause? Is she really concerned about the taxpayer based upon her lifestyle or does she simply live out of taxpayer pockets? Is she really concerned about all taxpayers or just some taxpayers?  Just who is worthy to pay taxes and who is worthier to live off the blood money of some taxpayers? And will she ever stop spending long enough to Cut, Cap, and Balance a Budget?

And of course…

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And a few other things worth reading before you make up your own mind:

By the way, in case you missed it or in case you never knew…:

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The Rule: You cannot save every Starfish

Funny how the rules apply except for the times when they do not apply, especially if the rule that was bent for one person is not able to be bent for someone else let alone many others. 

The exception to the rule is the exception. If it becomes normal to make the exception to the rule, it is no longer the exception. It is now the rule. 

Thanks to the Participation Trophy Winner Generation, we are now in a time and place where they will soon be the leaders. (As if the people who started the Participation Trophy movement were not bad enough!) 

Heaven Help Us.

Seriously.

#TheInmatesAreRunningTheAyslum

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Rolling my eyes: Continuing Resolutions

  1. Stop the lie about the government shutting down.
  2. IT IS NOT A SHUTDOWN, it is a S L O W D O W N and
  3. I am sick of Continuing Resolutions: A Stinkin’ CR

I want to refresh Jim Jordan’s memory, and might as well call out the House Freedom Caucus to refresh their memories too. Let us go back to an article on  

We all know how those follow-on Omnibus Bills have turned out for taxpayers: 

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Without naming the title….

This morning on Twitter my friend posted a response to the question: Without naming the title, what is your favourite movie?

That question made me smile for just last night the Honey-do and I were talking about how much we loved growing up with our parents favorite movies and shows. We remember growing up with black and white movies on television and I remember having a black and white television when my parents could finally afford one. 

“Walk slow, like you do when you come to pay your taxes.”

It is difficult to choose my favorite movie but the above quote is from a movie I like very much. Seems appropriate to quote while waiting with bated breath to see if the Progressive Republicans will actually pass a meaningful #TaxReform.

Seriously, I do not see Paul Ryan or Mitch McCONnell running toward #StopSpending or permanently, let alone immediately, #Kill the #DeathTax or the #ParentTaxPenalty or #SALT either.

And what about that #ContinuingSpendingResolution vs #BalancedBudget? 

“You’d be surprised how quickly things get done when you do some actual work and don’t rely on political favors.”

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And the 2nd Step to Tax Reform?

Dear Bill Posey, 

So the House passed a meager tax plan, a meager First Step toward Tax Reform, and that is nice. But now the fight begins with the Senate Bill, not passed, and currently lacking in its own right. 

Will you please address issues like why you are for or against SALT, the Parent Tax Penalty, killing the Death Tax and killing Obamacare Tax on your Facebook page and your YouTube page and your Home Page? 

To quote the Conservative Partnership Institute Memo: Read the memo below and on CAP’s website.

Please, post on your social media sites substantial discussions regarding: 

  1. Maintain the domestic spending cap passed in the Budget Control Act (BCA)
  2. Do not bail out health insurance companies.
  3. Pay for future emergency spending.
  4. And I add the items in paragraph 2 as previously mentioned. 

 

Cutting your office expenses, by example, was a lovely gesture. But it is not enough after nine years in Congress.

Where is the legislation you are pressing to make the changes that are useful to your constituents? To the American Taxpayers? 

Where are your Conservative-Libertarian policies clearly articulated so we, your constituents, can actively support you in pressing forward with a solid platform agenda for substantial and lasting change? 

Did you see this great opinion piece by Rachel Bovard in THE HILL, yesterday? 

2017: The year congressional Republicans failed to deliver on their promises 

What are you fighting for? Another Continuing Resolution? Have I missed your posts about what you are doing to reach a deal on funding the government? What do you stand for? What are you willing to cut? What are you doing, by example regarding  this scenario? 

It’s a nightmare scenario for conservatives. For Republicans, it represents a hypocrisy they will have to grapple with for decades. In 2016, the party platform promised “firm caps on future debt,” a full repeal of ObamaCare, and opposition to any form of amnesty.”  ~ Rachel Bovard 

Here is another great opinion. Dave Ramsey on WHAT IF THE AMERICAN ECONOMY FAILS published February 3, 2017: 

So here we are. You and me. And I still want to know:  

  1. What are you doing as a Leader?
  2. As a Leader, what are YOUR key issues and what do you want your consitutents to press forward in promoting to help you push through meaningful, substantive legislation to end this nine year nightmare secnario?

 

Additional Information

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Paul Ryan and Mitch McCONnell #TaxReform vs #RealTaxReform

Bottom line, a meager #TaxReform passed in the house. It is better than nothing IF Mitch McConnell presses for #honest reform from the Senate and the House and Senate rise up to negotiate every best part from both bills without compromising to the progressive agenda. 
My touchstones for integrity in the senate are Mike Lee, Ted Cruz and Rand Paul. I am watching them to hear how things are really going in the senate negotiating process.
See: 

 

As the Senate deliberates this week it will be interesting to see what happens next. 

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Star Parker and UrbanCURE

EVERY Sunday as I leave Church, I turn right, then left and straight ahead of me is an abortion clinic. And every Sunday it makes me feel sick to my stomach because it is located in one of the most troubled areas of town, Zone 11 in Montgomery, Alabama.

I am thankful for women like Star Parker who fight the good fight. It must take an amazing amount of courage to tell and retell the tragic story of a personal nature over and over again. 

Please. Support UrbanCure.org with a donation today. 

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