Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Saturday, December 29, 2012
The Obama Administration is fantastic at projecting it’s failures on previous Republican Presidents and current GOPs in Congress. We wonder if Obama wants to go over the Fiscal Cliff to divert attention and project blame on a $1 Trillion increase in Taxes form ObamaCare to the Republican Party.
On January 1, regardless of the outcome of fiscal cliff negotiations, Americans will be hit with a $1 trillion Obamacare tax hike.
Obamacare contains twenty new or higher taxes. Five of the taxes hit for the first time on January 1. In total, Americans face a net $1 trillion tax hike for the years 2013-2022, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
The five major Obamacare taxes taking effect on January 1 are as follows:
The Obamacare Medical Device Tax: Medical device manufacturers employ 409,000 people in 12,000 plants across the country. Obamacare imposes a new 2.3 percent excise tax on gross sales – even if the company does not earn a profit in a given year. In addition to killing small business jobs and impacting research and development budgets, this will increase the cost of your health care – making everything from pacemakers to artificial hips more expensive.
The Obamacare Flex Account Tax: The 30-35 million Americans who use a pre-tax Flexible Spending Account (FSA) at work to pay for their family’s basic medical needs will face a new government cap of $2500. This will squeeze $13 billion of tax money from Americans over the next ten years. (Currently, the accounts are unlimited under federal law, though employers are allowed to set a cap.)
Thursday, December 06, 2012
“People You Should Know” will be a series of interviews with emerging players and creative talents who will help determine where American Politics, Media, Entertainment and Entrepreneurism heads in our future. After journeying for nearly eight years producing and distributing the politically-themed documentary FEAR OF A BLACK REPUBLICAN, I will be starting with some great, smart folks whom I have met along the way
By Kevin Williams
Crystal Wright is a black conservative woman living in Washington, D.C. Some would say she is a triple minority: woman, black and a Republican living in a Democrat-dominated city. By day, Crystal is a Political Pundit and Editor of the conservative blog, www.conservativeblackchick.com & Principal Owner of Baker Wright Group, a full service public relations firm.
CNN, Fox News, Powers to the People, hosted by Tony Powers, Bill Bennett’s Morning in America and Sean Hannity’s Radio Show. Crystal has also appeared on PBS’ To the Contrary, Washington Watch with Roland Martin, BET’s Weekly with Ed Gordon, WVON’s The Cliff Kelly Show, The New School hosted by Charles Ellison on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio, and provided commentary to the New York Times, Loop 21, Politic365, AP, and the Washington Informer. Her blog posts have also been published in Townhall and the RootDC. Crystal is an active member of the DC Republican Party.
Crystal earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Georgetown University and holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Theatre from Virginia Commonwealth University.
1.) What inspired your interest in Politics? I guess I was always political, but just didn’t know it until Obama got elected the first time in 2008. His election brought “out the beast within,” as Johnnie Cash wrote. I became very frustrated and VERY angry with his hard-core leftist policies of focusing on the socialist agenda of Obamacare and Dodd Frank, when America needed jobs. Obama ran as a moderate Democrat the first time around, but I knew when he began appointing the same people from the Clinton administration that this was going to be the same old liberal policies, only worse.
Read more at: People You Should Know – Crystal Wright