• Pragerisms

    For a more comprehensive list of Pragerisms visit
    Dennis Prager Wisdom.

    • "The left is far more interested in gaining power than in creating wealth."
    • "Without wisdom, goodness is worthless."
    • "I prefer clarity to agreement."
    • "First tell the truth, then state your opinion."
    • "Being on the Left means never having to say you're sorry."
    • "If you don't fight evil, you fight gobal warming."
    • "There are things that are so dumb, you have to learn them."
  • Liberalism’s Seven Deadly Sins

    • Sexism
    • Intolerance
    • Xenophobia
    • Racism
    • Islamophobia
    • Bigotry
    • Homophobia

    A liberal need only accuse you of one of the above in order to end all discussion and excuse himself from further elucidation of his position.

  • Glenn’s Reading List for Die-Hard Pragerites

    • Bolton, John - Surrender is not an Option
    • Bruce, Tammy - The Thought Police; The New American Revolution; The Death of Right and Wrong
    • Charen, Mona - DoGooders:How Liberals Hurt Those They Claim to Help
    • Coulter, Ann - If Democrats Had Any Brains, They'd Be Republicans; Slander
    • Dalrymple, Theodore - In Praise of Prejudice; Our Culture, What's Left of It
    • Doyle, William - Inside the Oval Office
    • Elder, Larry - Stupid Black Men: How to Play the Race Card--and Lose
    • Frankl, Victor - Man's Search for Meaning
    • Flynn, Daniel - Intellectual Morons
    • Fund, John - Stealing Elections
    • Friedman, George - America's Secret War
    • Goldberg, Bernard - Bias; Arrogance
    • Goldberg, Jonah - Liberal Fascism
    • Herson, James - Tales from the Left Coast
    • Horowitz, David - Left Illusions; The Professors
    • Klein, Edward - The Truth about Hillary
    • Mnookin, Seth - Hard News: Twenty-one Brutal Months at The New York Times and How They Changed the American Media
    • Morris, Dick - Because He Could; Rewriting History
    • O'Beirne, Kate - Women Who Make the World Worse
    • Olson, Barbara - The Final Days: The Last, Desperate Abuses of Power by the Clinton White House
    • O'Neill, John - Unfit For Command
    • Piereson, James - Camelot and the Cultural Revolution: How the Assassination of John F. Kennedy Shattered American Liberalism
    • Prager, Dennis - Think A Second Time
    • Sharansky, Natan - The Case for Democracy
    • Stein, Ben - Can America Survive? The Rage of the Left, the Truth, and What to Do About It
    • Steyn, Mark - America Alone
    • Stephanopolous, George - All Too Human
    • Thomas, Clarence - My Grandfather's Son
    • Timmerman, Kenneth - Shadow Warriors
    • Williams, Juan - Enough: The Phony Leaders, Dead-End Movements, and Culture of Failure That Are Undermining Black America--and What We Can Do About It
    • Wright, Lawrence - The Looming Tower

A List of Some Business Donors to the Major Political Parties

 Friend and Prager fan, Mark Waldeland forwarded the following information found at:

http://beforeitsnews.com/opinion-conservative/2012/11/americans-still-free-to-use-money-as-weapon-against-progressives-2525758.html ]

Some  Business Donations to Political Parties:

Election Cycle political donations, as reported by the Center for Responsive Politics.

Shopping

  • Price Club/Costco donated $225K, 99% went to Democrats
  • Rite Aid donated $517K, 60% went to Democrats
  • Magla Products (Stanley tools, Mr. Clean) donated $22K, 100% went to Democrats
  • Warnaco (undergarments) donated $55K, 73% went to Democrats
  • Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia donated $153K, 99% went to Democrats
  • Estee Lauder donated $448K, 95% went to Democrats
  • Guess, Inc. Donated $145K, 98% went to Democrats
  • Calvin Klein donated $78K, 100% went to Democrats
  • Liz Claiborne, Inc. Donated $34K, 97% went to Democrats
  • Levi Straus donated $26K, 97% went to Democrats
  • Olan Mills donated $175K, 99% went to Democrats
  • WalMart donated $467K, 97% went to Republicans
  • K-Mart donated $524K, 86% went to Republicans
  • Home Depot donated $298K, 89% went to Republicans
  • Target donated $226K, 70% went to Republicans
  • Circuit City Stores donated $261K, 95% went to Republicans
  • 3M Co. Donated $281K, 87% went to Republicans
  • Hallmark Cards donated $319K, 92% went to Republicans
  • Amway donated $391K, 100% Republicans
  • Kohler Co. (plumbing fixtures) donated $283K, 100% Republicans
  • B.F. Goodrich (tires) donated $215K, 97% went to Republicans
  • Proctor & Gamble donated $243K, 79% went to Republicans


Spirits

  • Southern Wine & Spirits donated $213K, 73% went to Democrats
  • Joseph E. Seagrams & Sons (incl. Beverage Business and considerable media interests) donated $2M+, 67% went to Democrats
  • Gallo Winery donated $337K, 95% went to Democrats
  • Coors & Budweiser donated $174K, 92% went to Republicans
  • Brown-Forman Corp. (Southern Comfort, Jack Daniels, Bushmills, Korbel Wines, Lenox China , Dansk and Gorham Silver) donated $644 K — 80% went to Republicans


Hungry?

  • Sonic Corporation donated $83K, 98% went to Democrats
  • Triarc Companies (Arby’s, T.J. Cinnamon’s, Pasta Connections) donated $112K, 96% went to Democrats
  • Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. (chicken) donated $366K, 100% went to Republicans
  • Outback Steakhouse donated $641K, 95% went to Republicans
  • Tricon Global Restaurants (KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell) donated $133K, 87% went to Republicans
  • Brinker International (Maggiano’s, Brinker Cafe, Chili’s, On the Border, Macaroni Grill, Crazymel’s, Corner Baker, EatZis) donated $242K, 83% went to Republicans
  • Waffle House donated $279K, 100% went to Republicans
  • McDonald’s Corp. Donated $197K, 86% went to Republicans
  • Darden Restaurants (Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Smokey Bones, Bahama Breeze) donated $121K, 89% went to Republicans
  • Heinz Republicans $64,000 Democrats $21,300! John Kerry’s wife’s company!!!


Traveling and/or dining

  • Hyatt Corporation donated $187K of which 80% went to Democrats
  • Marriott International $323K, 81% went to Republicans
  • Holiday Inns donated $38K, 71% went to Republicans

Does 10% of the American Adult Population Know what is Meant by the Fiscal Cliff?

How Would the Fiscal Cliff Affect

Typical Families in Each State?

from the National Center for Policy Analysis

Just weeks after the election, lawmakers have the fiscal cliff looming over them during the lame duck session, says Nick Kasprak, a programmer and analyst at the Tax Foundation.

  • The fiscal cliff includes a combination of tax increases and spending cuts at the end of the year.
  • In it, the Bush tax cuts are set to expire.
  • In addition, the 2 percent cut to employee-side Social Security payroll taxes will expire.
  • Furthermore, the Alternative Minimum Tax has yet to be patched.
  • This means that certain credits, like the Child Tax Credit, would not be allowed.

The combination of tax and spending changes threaten families of all income levels. Data was compiled to look at how households with median incomes and two children were affected by the tax and spending changes. The average family was affected more by these changes in high-income and low-income states than those in middle-income states.

  • In New Jersey, the tax increase is expected to be 6.82 percent of income.
  • In Maryland, it is expected to be 6.74 percent of income.
  • On the other hand, the tax increase on the average family in Maine is only expected to be 4.46 percent of income.
  • Washington ranks the lowest with the tax increase on the average family being 4.12 percent of income.

Low-income states are disproportionately affected because three tax increases from the end of the Bush-era tax cuts — the reduction in the child tax credit, the elimination of the 10 percent bracket and the reduced standard deduction for married filers — represent fixed increases that do not depend on income.

Source: Nick Kasprak, “How Would the Fiscal Cliff Affect Typical Families in Each State?” Tax Foundation, November 12, 2012.

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