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Spending Tax Day on Earth Day

(This post is for Americans, with apologies to those of our community who live outside of the USA.) How'd you all do on April 15, Tax Day?  No one likes to pay income taxes, or even do their taxes. You might be out some cash to the only ...

Forum topic - Wendy S. Delmater - Apr 22 2013 - 8:48am - 0 comments

CEOs lecturing the gov't????

Here's a pdf forwarded from a friend.  It gives a sense of who our real masters are. http://www.sanders.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/102512%20-%20JobDestroyers3.pdf I couldn't bring up the article by clicking on the link.  I ...

Forum topic - Doug - Oct 26 2012 - 2:24pm - 0 comments

June 30 deadline to report foreign accounts to IRS

“US Persons” are required to report to the IRS financial accounts they have out of the USA, and this includes precious metals .  The report must be received at their Detroit office by June 30 .  I realize this doesn’t apply to most members and ...

Forum topic - Travlin - Jun 25 2012 - 11:47pm - 6 comments

A Good DIscussion On Tax Issues

I found this to be a excellent article on taxes and the issues facing America (and other countries) related to government spending and taxes.  It is thought provoking as it looks at all sides of the issue.  Over the next year America is going to have a ...

Forum topic - dshields - Nov 29 2011 - 10:18pm - 0 comments

A Cynical Look At Labor And Capital These Days

Big Disclaimer I'm not saying most entrepreneurs are like this. There are a lot of great, conscientious, patriotic American entrepreneurs and corporate leaders. Some of the good people are right here in this community. They care about their ...

Forum topic - Poet - Sep 27 2011 - 4:09am - 12 comments

From Who Rules America...

A good read, but this caught my eye The Upper Half of the Top 1%... Recently, I spoke with a younger client who retired from a major investment bank in her early thirties, net worth around $8M. We can estimate that she had to earn somewhere ...

Forum topic - mobius - Aug 4 2011 - 4:05pm - 1 comment

The Future We Face

I am not big on posting long articles for folks to suffer with.  However, I read this one and I believe it is excellent.  It is like something CM would write.  The article covers all aspects of the current financial situation in such a manner than even ...

Forum topic - dshields - Jun 20 2011 - 10:35pm - 6 comments

the main problem with the globe

I picked this item from the 6/6 DD where I was going to reply, but thought it deserved its own thread..... hunt4riches wrote: I see the main problem with the globe to be over population combined with socialism, dictatorship and ...

Forum topic - Damnthematrix - Jun 7 2011 - 4:40pm - 24 comments

Future Tax Increase

The CBO says the spending cuts the repubs and dems fought over for 2 weeks came to 322 million dollars.  There is a 1 trillion plus budget deficit for 2010 and it is not clear what the deficit is going to be for 2011 but it seems to be of a similar ...

Forum topic - dshields - Apr 17 2011 - 10:36pm - 107 comments

War Is Making You Poor Act

Does this sound like a good idea? Cut all Federal income taxes for the first $35,000 earned for all taxpayers, AND reduce the deficit by $15 billion, AND doesnt' affect the war budget or black-ops budget, only the supplemental funding for war ...

Forum topic - Poet - Jun 15 2012 - 3:03am - 0 comments

Prepare to give up all private data for any Gold purchase over $100

Less police and more IRS agents. The fascist state is going to monitor everything you own. Look at Bill 1716 http://www.zerohedge.com/article/prepare-give-all-private-data-any-gold-... It's a possibility, a strong It's a ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Feb 24 2011 - 1:59am - 3 comments

Entitlement mentality? What entitelment mentality?

Percentage of Program Beneficiaries Who Report They “Have Not Used a Government Social Program” Program “No, Have Not Used a Government Social Program” 529 or Coverdell 64.3 Home Mortgage Interest Deduction 60.0 Hope or Lifetime Learning ...

Forum topic - Wendy S. Delmater - Feb 18 2011 - 7:59pm - 60 comments

Shadow Banking System: a third of all the wealth in the world is held in offshore banks

Now we know where are money is! Jon According to an article in Forbes magazine, there is a total of approximately 15 trillion to 20 trillion dollars in offshore bank accounts, brokerage accounts and hedge fund portfolios. ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Jan 19 2011 - 10:44pm - 2 comments

How to cure inflation featuring Milton Friedman

The topics are on the right side of the page. Jon http://marcfaberchannel.blogspot.com/ Re: How to cure inflation featuring Milton Friedman I have spent an enormous amount of time over the last few years studying economics and ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Dec 26 2010 - 3:29pm - 1 comment

The Best of the Worst

Best of the Worst Romer claims that economists still don’t understand why employers made such deep cuts. I’m going to go way out on the limb of sarcasm here: Maybe it was that CPA’s like Jim Quinn who knew where consumers were getting their ...

Forum topic - Davos - Sep 3 2010 - 9:02pm - 24 comments

Oh, no -- we've been surprise a-taxed!

From the NYT : While Congress was working on the health care legislation, Mr. Obama refused to accept the argument that a mandate to buy insurance, enforced by financial penalties, was equivalent to a tax. “For us to say that you’ve got to ...

Forum topic - machinehead - Jul 18 2010 - 10:45am - 3 comments

"Con of the Decade" -- We bail THEM out, then WE OWE them our taxes, which will be higher of course...

Brilliant scheme, really.  2 entries from the blog at www.oftwominds.com .  Chuck Smith explains the whole con game. Good read.  Con of the Decade (Part I) by Charles Hugh Smith The con of the decade (Part I) involves the transfer ...

Forum topic - Trinity - Jul 11 2010 - 4:43pm - 5 comments

$15 trillion in private retirement funds in jeopardy

Thus it has been decided behind the scenes to eventually confiscate the $15 trillion in private retirement funds. The only thing those who control government haven’t quite figured out yet is exactly how to confiscate what little wealth you have left. ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Jun 17 2010 - 12:31am - 0 comments

Where do we go from here?

My reading of the last few days. Jon First 3 programs very good info. http://www.financialsense.com/fsn/main.php Writers articles of interest: http://www.financialsense.com/editorials/swenlin/2010/0507.html ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - May 8 2010 - 1:36pm - 1 comment

wall street’s War against main street america

Moving in for the kill, Mr. Paulson explains that the Treasury is bare, having used $13 trillion to bail out high finance in 2008-09. So he warns the government not to run a Keynesian-type budget deficit. The federal budget should move into balance or ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Feb 19 2010 - 6:59am - 2 comments