Friday, April 22, 2016

Liberal Gun Haters Everywhere

My dad was a federal firearms instructor.   I still bump into former LEO's who he trained on the firing range in Montana.

Before the liberals get a pedestal on this Ohio shooting spree let us remind them of the Chicago stats year to date.

Shot & Killed: 153
Shot & Wounded: 874
Total Shot: 1027
Total Homicides: 175

Thursday, April 21, 2016

ESPN

Never to be watched again in this house.

Yet, ESPN's Ray Lewis who pled GUILTY to obstruction of justice in a DOUBLE HOMICIDE case shows up for work every day.

Go figure.

Stay true Mr. Schilling.   

Truer words were never spoken...........


"No retail order ever gets to see the light of day of the stock exchange."

Eric Hunsader, NANEX

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Monday, April 18, 2016

Disability payments

After cutting my annual arm and a leg to the IRS last week I get a tad upset when I see so many young people who have claimed a "disability" and are paid my tax dollars.

Yes, Chippewa Partners had a record year.  Yes,  federal payments come from tax dollars.   For those of us who pay tax it is upsetting and tiring.

Cumberland County TN is rife with law breakers who abuse the system.

Sickening

This a great day for freeloaders everywhere.  Government hand-outs to those who don't need nor deserve them piss me off.  

This year, Americans’ day of tribute to their federal overlords falls on April 18.  As calculated by the Tax Foundation, the average American will work from January 1 to April 24 (Tax Freedom Day) to pay his share of taxes to all levels of government with some $3.3 trillion to be forked over to the federal government and $1.6 trillion to state and local jurisdictions.
While any talk of tax cuts are verboten on the Democratic side of the presidential campaign, the remaining Republican contenders have offered their views on the matter suggesting a flat tax, reduction in corporate tax rates, and a call for the consolidation of the current tax bracket from seven to four.  Most of these and their variations have been trumpeted before and even if enacted would not permanently undo the crushing tax burden or prevent rates from escalating to even more confiscatory heights.
If real and lasting tax relief is ever going to come, a more fundamental alteration of tax policy needs to be taken, which has not been suggested by any of the presidential contenders, but had once been an integral part of the nation’s political thought.
One of America’s most neglected political theorists of the 19th century was South Carolina statesman John C. Calhoun, who wrote the important treatise, A Disquisition on GovernmentCalhoun perceptively saw that politically, society is divided between two distinct groups: taxpayers and taxconsumers.  Obviously, taxpayers are the ones who “pay” taxes while taxconsumers, such as government employees, welfare recipients, state contractors, and all others that receive income from the public trough, “consume” or live off taxation.
Naturally, when it comes to the issue of taxation, taxconsumers will be in favor, or, at least, want to maintain the status quo and, more than likely, would support notions of tax increases.  Taxpayers, on the other hand, would oppose increases or enlargement of the tax base, since they are the ones “footing the bill.”
Of course, politicians of all stripes and colors try to blur this distinction that Calhoun so brilliantly made, especially on tax day by declaring how “they paid their taxes.”  This, however, is sophistry.
In reality, politicians are just returning some of the loot that they coercively took from their fellow citizens.  Federal government employees in essence do not pay federal taxes!  Nor do individual state employees pay state taxes.  This is merely an accounting gimmick to bamboozle the public. And, this is one of the reasons that, for the longest time (and wisely so), citizens of the District of Columbia could not vote in federal elections since most of them were government employees and would, in their self interest, oppose tax cuts or public spending reductions.
When government was limited and the welfare state effected only a small group, voting and levels of taxation did not have a significant correlation.  However, with the number of people working for the government in the millions and those dependent on state largesse in the tens of millions, who votes, and in what numbers is extremely important.
It has been recently estimated that of the total U.S. adult population of some 260 million, only one third (some 79 million) can be said not to be dependent on state support for their existence while 70% of the adult population or 57% of the total population is dependent on some form of state aid.  And, unfortunately, all indicators point to more and more headed for the dependency category, primarily due to the destructive economic policies of the Obama Administration.
All of those who seek to lower the oppressive levels of taxation not only in America but throughout the Western world are foolish if they allow those who parasitically live off others to have a voice in choosing candidates or initiatives in regard to taxation.  Democracy does not trump human nature.  State dependents will vote for those they perceive will continue their subsidies.
Instead of lobbying for the redress of phony grievances against Politically Correct victims and groups, social justice warriors should direct their energies to the long suffering U.S. taxpayers and demand that those who live off them should have no say in either how much taxpayers are to pay or how their confiscated wealth is to be dispersed.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Change is certain

Unfortunately the state of hunting is slowly, ever so slowly turning into an exercise in shooting.

Shooting is not hunting.   Shooting is part of what good hunting is all about.

The shooting shows on TV are usually not hunting shows.

The beat goes on.

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