Archive for December 2015

“I’m from the IRS and I’m here to help you.”

IRS Employee Whose Job Was Assisting Victims Of Identity Theft Charged In $1 Million Identity Theft Tax Fraud Department of Justice Press Release, IRS Employee Charged in $1 Million ID Theft Tax Fraud Scheme: Federal officials today announced arrests and charges in a stolen identity tax-refund scheme believed to involve more than $1 million in false…

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Say it ain’t so, Ted

Oh no, Ted Cruz has proposed a “Business Flat Tax” which is in reality a Value Added Tax (“VAT”) similar to what Europe and the U.K. have.  A VAT is a hidden tax that makes it possible for government to grow like kudzu in Alabama. Cruz proposes cutting the income tax to a 10% flat…

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The Second Amendment is a foundation of peace

Victor Davis Hanson: When German foreign secretary Arthur Zimmermann, in a notorious 1917 telegram, offered the government of Mexico all sorts of rewards for attacking the southwestern United States and thereby sidetracking American support for the allies on the Western Front, Mexico balked. But its reason for backing off was not that it liked Americans or…

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Scott Adams — pundit of the year

Don Surber: Donald Trump’s domination of the American political scene this year is that he has stumped every pundit in the land (save one). But man, did they blow this one. The herd mentality in Washington has turned them into lemmings going off the cliff. The only pundit of any renown to figure The Donald…

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Good News — More Places for Concealed Carry in Denver

The Denver Museum of Nature and Science joins the Denver Zoo, The Denver Art Museum and The Denver Botanic Gardens as public places where persons with CCW permits may carry their firearms. The San Bernardino shootings and the recognition that gun-free zones are magnets for terrorists was undoubtedly the key reason for this change in…

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Political Irony Provides Comic Relief

Irony, a state of affairs or an event that seems deliberately contrary to what one expects and is often amusing as a result. Dramatic Irony, a literary technique, originally used in Greek tragedy, by which the full significance of a character’s words or actions are clear to the audience or reader although unknown to the character.…

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Greenfail: Pot Growers Hogging Power Grid

Growing legal weed in Colorado is overloading the power grid. One-half of new power demand is for pot growing facillities: Durango Herald, pot isn’t green: The $3.5 billion U.S. cannabis market is emerging as one of the nation’s most power-hungry industries, with the 24-hour demands of thousands of indoor growing sites taxing aging electricity grids…

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Andy Warhol, try this..

Why is this art? Well, because it takes something mundane and….well, does something with it… So why is this art? Because it takes something not so mundane, something interesting, something imaginative and exciting, something extraordinary, and…does something with it.

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CNN: Trump Dominates GOP field heading into 2016

GOP establishment hacks and their crack consultants are going to have their panties in knots over this: CNN/ORC Poll: Donald Trump seems set to end 2015 as the dominant force in the race for next year’s Republican nomination for president, with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz now a clear — yet distant — second after a strong…

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