I detest the politics of fear. I especially dislike those practices which leverage the fears of society’s most vulnerable. The fears are leveraged for the political benefit of those who are in the government class and who have an agenda such as preserving or growing their funding, increasing the size of government, or creating new fees and taxes.
This form of abuse occurs more frequently than you know.
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Anheuser Busch is running some very direct hit pieces on Oklahoma TV and radio. their target is Senator Clark Jolley of Edmond. The subject have to do with distributorship laws in Oklahoma. I spoke to a lobbyist involved. He explained that the s…
Imagine owning a business and entering into a contract with a vendor. As you prepare to sign the contract, the vendor puts forward one final stipulation. He wants you to hire an employee with the sole mission of perpetually negotiating with you to change the terms of the contract to better favor the vendor. You will essentially be paying someone to negotiate on behalf of your counterparty. This…
“Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else.” – Frédéric Bastiat Recently University of Oklahoma President David Boren penned an OPED in which he defended receiving stolen funds taken from Oklahomans through government force and coercion known more commonly as the state income tax. I know, […]
By Priscilla Galstaun-Khader Liberty On Tap’s guest speaker for February was Priscilla Galstaun-Khader. There have been several requests for us to share her presentation. Priscilla has graciously submitted her written speech for us to share. *** You could have been anywhere tonight but you chose to be here and I am very thankful to you […]
In 1961, Eisenhower’s well known speech warned the public of the Military Industrial Complex. It refers to policy and monetary relationships which exist between law makers, national armed forces, and the military industrial base that supports them, which includes political decisions, contributions, lobbying and oversight of the industry. Big government seems to have its tentacles …
Congressman Jim Bridenstine has introduced a bill (HJ Res 104) in the U.S. House of Representatives to repeal the 16th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution which allows the federal government to levy the income tax.
Congressman Bridenstine said, “Viable alternative plans for raising revenue fairly to support constitutionally enumerated functions of the federal government have been proposed. As long as the 16th Amendment is in place and lobbyists dominate Washington, these alternatives will never be considered.”
There are a number of well-kept secrets about the health care law, but I think the increasing legal morass has become the most important. “Morass” is a negative word: A growing number of citizens, businesses, and the state of Oklahoma have turned to the court system to seek relief. This […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jim Bridenstine has decided to oppose the Marketplace Fairness Act (HR 684). After researching the proposed legislation and conferring with various concerned constituents, the Congressman explained his stand:Under current law…
OK-SAFE, Inc. – There will be six state questions on Oklahoma’s crowded November 6, 2012 ballot. Below is a list of the state questions, including the ballot title, the ballot language, and OK-SAFE’s recommended vote and assessment. SQ 758 and SQ 766 deal with ad valorem (property) taxes. Because both questions may be perceived as […]