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Show Notes

September 14, 2021

Impossible Question

Click here for the Impossible Question.


America’s Money Answerman

Jordan Goodman: Website 

  1. State of the hard and soft infrastructure bills now that Joe Manchin says he will not support the $3.5 Trillion soft infrastructure bill as it is written now. The Democrats are proposing to raise taxes on companies and individuals since the details came out yesterday from Ways and Means.
  2. Apple introducing its new iPhones and watches today so we can go over what is new there.
  3. American employment situation with over 11 million unfilled jobs and weaker than expected jobs created in August and extra unemployment benefits have now fully expired. I can refer people to resources at moneyanswers.com to get the skills people need for the jobs that are going begging. Also, the moratorium on rental evictions continues though it is being challenged in court.
  4. Changes coming in China where they are promoting “shared prosperity” and “civilized internet” as ways to take money from billionaires and increase online control and censorship. 
  5. Sharp rise in inflation with PPI up over 8% at an annual rate and what the Federal Reserve will (or will not) do about it.


Dems Tax Plan

Democrats Release Details of Proposed Tax Increase: Article here.

Interview here.

Joined the Conversation

Mike called in and commented about having a Nokia Blackberry Phone and the movie the Big Short.

Text message on the election, Trump and China’s stock market, and the influence China has on the US.
John and Andy’s comments here.


The Dress AOC Showed Up In

Every year, the Metropolitan Museum of Art holds a Gala fundraising event.  Tickets cost $30,000 each.  This is the dress that AOC showed up wearing. Article here.

Quotes from linked analysis of IRS tax data:

  • The top 1 percent paid a greater share of individual income taxes (40.1 percent) than the bottom 90 percent combined (28.6 percent).
  • The top 1 percent of taxpayers paid a 25.4 percent average individual income tax rate, which is more than seven times higher than taxpayers in the bottom 50 percent (3.4 percent).
  • The top 10% alone paid 71.4% of all Federal income taxes paid.

Comments here.


Joined the Conversation

John in Cheyenne called in about some of the freaky costumes at the Museum of Art event and ordering at the table at a restaurant.

Tito called in about the Museum of Art event and the homeless. And what the GOP lacks.

Craig from Wheatridge commented about his wife who is working for a company that is going to follow Biden’s mandate on the vaccine. We’re supposed to be a country of laws and not edicts and mandates.
John and Andy commented.

Mike from Parker called in about the responsibility of the Federal and State governments should have a balanced budget.
A big conversation about taxes, Republicans, Democrats, and who did what. And Where did you get that data?


Jersey Joe

Called in about setting Andy straight and that went for Mike too. Regan, taxes, and tax revenue increase. Why Reganomics work, the Trump tax rates, and Howser’s Law on tax revenue.

Quotes from linked analysis of IRS tax data:

Joe Biden Succeeded

John Zmirak The Stream

Joe Biden Succeeded Where Benedict Arnold Failed, and Our Deep State Was In on It. Article here

John’s latest article here

Interview here


Taxes and America’s Work Ethic

Net Takers and Net Makers. Prior to the Pandemic live in Hawaii “homeless”, take in all of the benefits and get about 65K a year. 

Comments here


California Recall

How blue is CA? When the takers outnumber the makers, why we are not a democracy, Trump holding China accountable, 

Comments here


Jersey Joe

Let me see those tax returns! Cut taxes on the middle class??? A family with 2 kids under 17 making $61,372 a year pays $8.50 a month in taxes. You can’t cut taxes for people who are not paying taxes. More net takers than net makers. Inflation’s appetite. 

WSJ Article: What’s in the Democrats’ Tax Plan? Increases in Capital Gains and Corporate Tax Rates

Wealthy Individuals leaving the US and US Corporations moving their profits. How Trump kept more money in the USA. 

Comments here


How to Win Friends and Influence Enemies

Will Witt 

How to Win Friends and Influence Enemies: Taking On Liberal Arguments with Logic and HumorThe book on how to take over Will’s job. 

Challenging those who have never been challenged. 

BIO: Will Witt is a media personality, national speaker, short film director, cultural commentator, and host of the show Will Witt Live on PragerU. A college dropout, Will Witt moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in media and politics. In the span of a year and a half, Will Witt has amassed over five hundred million views of his online videos and is one of the most viewed conservative media personalities in America. Will Witt’s first mini-documentary, Fleeing California, has been viewed over seven million times.

Interview here
John’s follow-up comments here


Great American Walk Out 

Vaccine Mandate: Things to consider about the walk-out.

OSHA No Longer Requiring Contractors to Report COVID Vaccine Side Effects. Article here

Lara Logan Accuses Biden Administration of ‘Hiding Evidence’ of COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects (Video)

John and Andy’s comments here


Our Most Reliable Pandemic Number Is Losing Meaning

A new study suggests that almost half of those hospitalized with COVID-19 have mild or asymptomatic cases.

Comments here