Hillary and her fellow Democrats say they want to raise taxes on the rich. Really? Well then, there’s no time like the present.p>First, a hat tip to TAS colleague James Taranto, who writes the Best of the Web column over at the Wall Street Journal . Pondering billionaire Warren Buffett’s musings about the need to tax the rich, Taranto was reminded by reader/blogger Mark Perry that Buffett does not need to wait for any changes in the tax laws to raise his own taxes. Perry directed us to the webpage of the U.S. Treasury. There you will find the following information: br> /p> blockquote>Citizens who wish to make a general donation to the U.S. government may send contributions to a specific account called “Gifts to the United States.” This account was established in 1843 to accept gifts, such as bequests, from individuals wishing to express their patriotism to the United States. Money deposited into this account is for general use by the federal government and can be available for budget needs. These contributions are considered an unconditional gift to the government. Financial gifts can be made by check or money order payable to the United States Treasury and mailed to the address below. p>Gifts to the United States br> U.S. Department of the Treasury br> Credit Accounting Branch
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?