Daily Archives: July 25, 2009

A Tax On Light And Air

Britain revives – or will, if Labour wins the next election – a new version of the “Window Tax” – on steroids. If you have a “pleasing outlook” from a window in your house – you get an extra tax. … Continue reading

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Benefit: Zero

Or very, very close to it. The Congressional Budget Office threw cold water on the latest “most importantist thingee ever!” to be chucked into the ObamaCare program. That probably sounds a little confusing, but bear with me here. On Thursday … Continue reading

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Five Things You Lose Under ObamaCare

Shawn Tully in Fortune: Let’s explore the five freedoms that Americans would lose under Obamacare: 1. Freedom to choose what’s in your plan The bills in both houses require that Americans purchase insurance through “qualified” plans offered by health-care “exchanges” … Continue reading

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He Knows It When He Doesn’t See It

Mark Steyn on an encounter he had with a state trooper: Option a): I could get hot under the collar, yell at him, get tasered into submission and possibly shot while “resisting arrest”; Option b): I could politely tell the trooper … Continue reading

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