A number of millionaires are fine with their taxes being raised. I myself could live with slightly higher taxes, though I don’t like the idea of going higher than the Clinton era levels on federal taxes. The Clinton-Gingrich era was not a bad one economically. I voted for Prop 30 because it had an increased sales tax component that hit the general public as well. I won’t vote for any initiative that raises taxes only on the rich, except maybe excise taxes on luxury items like yachts. In a way, if we go over the fiscal cliff, as I expect we will, it will not be a bad thing, because it will affect everyone, not just the rich.
There has been a spate of books recently about ‘Christian nationalism’. I believe that while I am undeniably a ‘social conservative’, and I make no apologies for that, I am not a ‘Christian nationalist’. There is a difference, and I […]
Looking for a break from wondering what the world will be like when the lockdown is over? Two multiple-award-winning TV series from the dawn of this millennium might give you the diversion you need. Monk [2002-2009] starring Tony Shalhoub as […]
There have been claims throughout the history of Christianity that portions of the Church were excessively feminized. Though author Leon Podles is a Catholic himself, most of the space in his book, Losing the Good Portion: Why Men are Alienated […]