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Enough Already! – Energy Subsidies are Not Created Equal

In the world of energy subsidies, not all technologies are created equal.

Enough Already! – Your Tax $$ at Waste

$400 billion in waste at the federal level due to program duplication. We could do the same analysis at the state level and save $$$ millions.

Enough Already! – Renewable Energy get most Tax Favors

Think fossil fuels get all the subsidies and tax favors? Think again. It’s not even close.

Enough Already! – Millionaires most downwardly mobile income class

What’s the most downwardly mobile income class in America? Turns out it’s millionaires. If you made a million dollars in 1999 your chances of making a million dollars in 2007 were less than 10%, and that’s before the recession lowered incomes even more.

Enough Already! – What Really Worries Americans

Think your friends and neighbors are biting on the “income inequality” bait? Guess again. It’s jobs and the economy that most people care about. Not the loud obnoxious people, but most.

Enough Already! – Dependency Nation

First you raise the price of something through regulation, compliance costs, subsidies, or whatever. Then you “discover” that some people can no longer afford that something. So naturally you then give them assistance, and they become dependent on you for the necessities of life. That’s how you turn people from creative and fulfilled pursuers of happiness to apathetic wards of the state.

Enough Already! – National Debt to Skyrocket

Our friends at the Heritage Foundation have some pretty nifty charts that put our current national fiscal crisis into perspective. Here’s a sample:

Enough Already! – Spending Increases Despite Cuts

Worried about the “draconian” cuts to defense and entitlements if the Supercommittee fails to reach agreement? Don’t. Here’s a chart showing how spending increases under the cuts. And since they don’t kick in until 2013, a new congress can undo them anyway.

Enough Already! – Spending Cuts?

Spending cuts? What spending cuts. Don’t blame reduced government spending for the slowdown.