Mother America…the Shabby Shepherd

Mother America…the Shabby Shepherd

1     It occurred to me in a lightbulb moment, that my taxes over fifty years of income earning have been re-directed first to two segments of America: 1) 568 tribal governments representing less than 1 million Americans; and 2) 11 million+...
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The Seeds of Slavery

The Seeds of Slavery

29     We see the wanton destruction of national sovereignty around the globe. American borders are failing by inaction by our legislators and lack of will by the citizens. “How does this happen?” we ask. We have not arrive...
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The nightmare of taxing carbon dioxide

The nightmare of taxing carbon dioxide

      — Published with Permission of cfact.org — A lot has been written about the proposed carbon dioxide tax bill introduced in the US House by republican Representative Carlos Curbelo. Many writers have pointed out that it...
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Thank You President Trump

Thank You President Trump

      From the Editorial Board of Gem State Patriot News While 350 newspapers around the globe are writing fake news articles about President Trump, we would like to thank him for the many good things he has done to turn around...
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Democrats and RINOs Driving 2018 Omnibus Spending

Democrats and RINOs Driving 2018 Omnibus Spending

      — Published with Permission of ConservativeHQ.com — If you thought electing a Republican majority in Congress would usher in an era of fiscal responsibility, think again. While the tax cuts championed by President Trump ...
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Fixing the GOP Tax Cut Plan

Fixing the GOP Tax Cut Plan

      In my last column, I told you all the problems I’ve found in the GOP tax cut plan. It’s the first tax cut plan in my lifetime that I’m not excited about. The GOP is making a big mistake—unless big...
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Revoke the NFL’s Antitrust Exemption

Revoke the NFL’s Antitrust Exemption

      — Published with Permission of RenewAmerica.com — Ever wonder why the price of NFL football game individual and season tickets are so prohibitively expensive, as well as the high price of official NFL gear sold on the i...
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We the People Do Better

We the People Do Better

      Recently, I have been reading and hearing a lot about groups like the Cajun Navy, which rescued hundreds of people during Hurricane Harvey. The organization formed spontaneously in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and is stimul...
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There Is No Tyranny Without the Tax Money to Fund It

There Is No Tyranny Without the Tax Money to Fund It

      There is a lingering sentiment throughout the country that the American people are not being represented by their government. Most who identify with this feeling are able to recognize that the system is broken in some way bu...
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Taxed Enough Already? Idaho’s Tax Climate is the worst in the Region

Taxed Enough Already? Idaho’s Tax Climate is the worst in the Region

      Idaho enjoys a reputation as a ‘conservative’ state due primarily to the Republican supermajority in the state legislature, but despite the commonality of the belief, the reality is far different. Yes, Idaho has ...
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Grocery Tax Repeal Vetoed: Governor Says, Screw the Taxpayers

Grocery Tax Repeal Vetoed: Governor Says, Screw the Taxpayers

      Otter says the money you would save by repealing the grocery tax is imaginary. Next time you buy groceries for your family take out your imaginary money and think about the Governor living it up on his ranch catering to...
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Tax Day – Time to Amend the 16th Amendment

Tax Day – Time to Amend the 16th Amendment

      Tax Day is not an occasion Americans celebrate with picnics, presents, or parades. Yet we haven’t always had a Tax Day. The income tax was foisted upon us in 1913 by the generation that passed the 16th amendment to the...
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