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Glenn Beck’s Common Sense

As I listened to  his program last week, Glenn and Stu were discussing, Glenn Beck’s Common Sense.  One thing that they were discussing grabbed me; our congressmen earn more than 95% of ALL American families.  In addition to the nice salary, they also provide themselves with such necessities as subsidized gym memberships, free parking in Washington, and even their own cafeterias.  These cafeterias are exclusive meaning you or I cannot eat there even though we are paying for it.  It is interesting that their salary always falls beneath any demagogued “rich” salary. 

A Fair Tax

“Government does not tax to get the money it needs; government always finds a need for the money it gets.”

                                                                       Ronald Reagan

Happy “Tax Day” which actually refers to the day our income tax returns are due to be postmarked to the IRS.  There is actually a “Tax Freedom Day” as estimated by The Tax Foundation.  This is the day through which all of your earnings are taken by government (if they took it all first).  The 2009 Tax Freedom day was actually two days ago (April 13) which is the earliest it has been in some time.  After April 13, you theoretically work for yourself.