By: Diane Benjamin The City of Bloomington continues to hide the formerly transparent tax receipts. That means they are either way above projections or dropping like a rock. There is no way of knowing since transparency died. Thank Alderman Hauman for suggesting the City Manager’s Report doesn’t need to be done. I agree printing it […]
by: Diane Benjamin I rarely write about national issues, but when the Pantagraph publishes an Associated Press article on the front page titled: Budget deficit at lowest level under Obama somebody has to provide facts. The title is campaign propaganda for the uniformed. Wow, the deficit is down to $483 Billion. Everybody celebrate – as we rapidly […]
Prager University: Do High Taxes Raise More Money?
Total receipts to the Federal Government for 2013 are estimated at $2.9 Trillion – the highest in history. (1) Estimated 2013 deficit: $1 Trillion based on current tax rates (2) Estimated 2013 deficit if we do “go over the fiscal cliff” based on required spending cuts and tax increases: $641 billion (3) Obama’s offer: $1.6 Trillion in […]
Maybe they just don’t want it in writing: