17 July 2012 0 Comments

The Forgotten Taxpayer: How Much and Where It Goes

25 May 2012 0 Comments

Graph: Americans Pay More in Taxes Than Food, Clothing and Housing

“In 2012, Americans will pay approximately $4.041 trillion in taxes, which is $152 billion, or 3.9%, more than they will spend on housing, food, and clothing.” READ MORE TAX FOUNDATION 3 MAY 2012   Hat Tip TaxProf Blog

11 April 2012 0 Comments

Corporatism/Unionism: Government Redistributes $95,000 of Taxpayer Money (Plus Special Tax Break) to Unionized Workers at Chrysler and GM

A few benefit and many pay. Washington Examiner 1 March 2012    Taxpayer Pays         Unionized GM Benefits   “And for whom exactly is Obama’s “bet” on GM and Chrysler paying off? Not for taxpayers. Obama wagered $85 billion on the two auto companies, and his own Treasury Department has predicted that taxpayers will […]

25 January 2012 0 Comments

Rick Santorum’s Negatives Part 19: Corporate Welfare for Multimillionaire Right Here in Hometown Pittsburgh

Rick Santorum thinks The Forgotten Taxpayer should finances multimillionaires. Somehow, Rick Santorum thinks it makes sense to take money from one group of citizens to give to other citizens who don’t need the money. Taking money from the productive citizen to give to unproductive entertainers stifles growth and lowers the standard of living for all […]

15 July 2011 0 Comments

Liberal Leviathan – Government/Taxpayer TempleU — Not The Forgotten Taxpayer’s Friend

Liberal Leviathan Government/Taxpayer Subsidized TempleU Raises Tuition 10%(1 July 2011)  — Because It Could and It Wasn’t Necessary. Leviathans  Ann Weaver Hart, TempleU’s President Government Subsidies permit Subsidized (and, in this case, Tax Exempt) corporate billionaires to Misallocate Resources. Pennsylvania’s Republican General Assembly passed, and the Republican Governor, passed a bill transferring $146,823,000 to TempleU […]

10 July 2011 0 Comments

Rep. Chris Ross:Bad Vote- SB 330 Taj Mahal School Spending – Not The Forgotten Taxpayer’s Friend

 Senate Bill 330 requires a Taxpayer Referendum for almost every school tax increase. Rep. Chris Ross was one of only three (alleged)Republicans to vote against1 SB 330 2 supported by Governor Corbett, and everyone else with fiscal common sense – even some Democrats like ChesCo Democrat Andy Dinniman. The ChesCo Republican Committee endorses and protects […]

3 July 2011 0 Comments

Daylin Leach Kid’s Fair: Rhetoric Masks Reality – Daylin Leach Traps Kids in Violent, Educationally Failing Schools

      KidsFair_2011 Free Spin Art Free Food Free Painters Free Admission, Free Finger Painting Free Free Free  at the ELMWOOD ZOO.  Free Free Free paid for by THE FORGOTTEN TAXPAYER who doesn’t think it is fair to pay for someone else’s fun.    

9 June 2011 0 Comments

Lower Merion Gateway Fountain Not Bubbling

Lower Merion’s Taxpayer’s Gateway Fountain elegantly enhancing the Bryn Mawr Trust Building Is Not Bubbling Cheryl Allison has a good article on this $135,000 trophy Gateway Fountain. Business owners wanted a fountain that The Forgotten Taxpayer would pay for. This forced contribution siphons productive resources from the community for benefit of a very, very few. […]