Taxing Christmas: A satirical look ahead

The country is now 15 trillion dollars in debt. Many erroneously believe that the only way to solve this problem is to increase taxes rather than to cut spending. Judging by the extreme laws passed the last few years, more recently the Christmas Tree Tax unsuccessfully advocated by the President this winter, a tax on Christmas could come true. Let’s follow the Ghost of Christmas Future and see what such a bill might look like:

Congress recently discovered how unfair Christmas really is, as some get more presents than others. To correct this injustice, a 1,500-page law called the Christmas Equalization Tax is working its way through judiciary committees in both the House and Senate and will be on the floor of both houses very soon.

Under the new law, to begin next year, shoppers buying gifts for loved ones are required to fill out Form 13,207, The Affidavit of Gift Recipients, indicating said recipients by name, social security number, and birth date, and completing a five-page information sheet for each named recipient. Retailers then fill out Form 13,208, The Affidavit of Christmas Gifts, and forward the information to the IRS for national list tabulation.

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We Don’t Need the Supreme Court to Give us Permission!

It doesn’t matter what the Supreme Court decides about Obamacare. That’s exactly what we’ll be telling folks March 31st in Philadelphia.

Expecting Federal courts to reduce the Federal machine is anything but a sure bet- in fact it’s downright unlikely.  In preparation for the Supreme Court hearing the Federal health care case the week of March 26th, we at Tenth Amendment Center have decided to move Nullify Now! Philadelphia to a new date- March 31st to be exact.

This event will be one of our most power packed Nullify Now! offerings- now with two additional breakout rooms, full of information such as- why we can end Obamacare and any other unconstitutional Federal mandate in our states, whether the Supreme Court gives their blessing or not.

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USPS Gives Congress More Time to Kick Can

Last week, the U.S. Postal Service filed a plan with its regulator to close half of its mail processing facilities and reduce delivery standards in order to reduce costs. I called the move a message to Congress because “the USPS is running on financial fumes and Congress is still trying to figure out how to kick the…

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