“Trump officials stage full-court press for tax plan”
The Trump administration on Thursday began a full-court press aimed at generating momentum for President Trump’s tax reform plan.
The Trump administration also made efforts to rally support from influential conservatives. Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Gary Cohn on Thursday met with groups such as Americans for Prosperity (AFP), a group backed by the Republican mega-donors Charles and David Koch.
The White House’s plan came in the form of one-page overview, and set down some significant markers, including lowering the top individual rate from 39.6 percent to 35 percent and the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent.
Businesses have been excited about the prospects for tax reform since Trump was elected, and groups overall were pleased to see a plan that proposed lower rates for businesses and a move to a “territorial” system that doesn’t tax U.S. companies foreign earnings.
We can be sure these tax proposals are going to run contrary to Jewish interests and their complicit, predatory right wing interests (of course not).
In fact, Gary Cohn’s tax program is going to tax Asia in order to pay for American blacks ..and even to pay for all America’s SSD and SSI, which America’s wealthy should be paying their fair share for (either that, or have Americans come to terms with who they don’t want to live with and be bothered by).
So there I was,
watching that mortifying
super-horrible policies unpacking itself into the international arena
and I was asking – while I was drinking white rum directly from the
bottle – a
single question. Only one question.
Bernie—I mean, Trump, how
planning to actually pay for any of this stuff, fam?”
The answer arrived
shortly thereafter! The ‘answer’ is apparently:
Doubling-down on protectionist tariffs and incoherent ‘buy American’
sloganeering to socially reinforce it, a move which depends on the absurd
and not-ever-happening idea that Asian economies
will passively allow the United States to subject them to a
tariff regime designed by Gary Cohn since
certain commodities stocks have spiked up since 09 November
2016, and maybe if
markets reorder themselves around that, those positions can continue
to grow. People can make instruments which tap into that
expansion, and then people and the state itself can borrow
instruments using some very fancy mathematical formulas to predict
their performance. Detroit and other Rust Belt disaster zones will
magically be rebuilt, and the African-Americans will somehow crank
out billions of widgets while somehow not being at all
socially-dysfunctional, so that all of the big spending will totally
somehow pay for itself. The formulas may or may not have
documentation associated with them. The formulas may or may not even
be based in any kind of rational thought. Your children can then
repay the money to Goldman Sachs about 35 years from now. And all of
that is to be done so that the allegedly
heroic America can finally defeat the allegedly
undead East Asia.
I guess you could
say that I disagree with the Israel-backed Trumpist
manchild plan, because my geopolitical stances are all anti-Semitic in
one way or another. You could say that I disagree with the
manchild plan because I am of course an Asian woman, which is another
factor that makes me very scary and perhaps ‘evil’.
Uncle Sam The Tax ManFICA stands for Federal Insurance Contributions Act and consists of a Social Security tax and a Medicare tax. This tax is very important for everyone to understand because so often we only think about federal tax rates and state income tax rates. The FICA tax is a big percentage of your total tax bill, especially for those making under six figures a year.
When I was making big bucks in finance, the tax bill was equally big bucks. The only saving grace was seeing my after tax paycheck increase after the maximum taxable income threshold for Social Security was breached each year. The tax amounts were jolting based on how inefficient the government was and still is with regards to spending our money.
For 2017, the maximum amount of taxable earnings for Social Security and Medicare is $127,500. In other words, an employee must pay 6.2% of any income up to $127,500 for 2017 = $7,905. But any dollar you make above $127,500 is free of the Social Security tax. Hence, a good goal for everyone is to make as much as they can over $127,500 as possible, right?
Not so fast. Given we have a progressive tax system in America with Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) and deduction phaseouts, I’ve calculated that the optimal Adjusted Gross Income is roughly $250,000, +/- $50,000. At $250,000, $131,500 of the earnings is free from the 6.2% Social Security tax. Meanwhile, you still get most of your mortgage interest deduction, and only have to pay a slight amount of AMT, depending on the person. A $250,000 income is also high enough to live relatively comfortably in any part of the world.
Some might argue that the Social Security tax is regressive because it caps out at $127,500 in 2016. Why shouldn’t rich people pay more? Here’s the thing people might not understand. Social Security benefits cap out based on the maximum amount of Social Security tax contribution as well. It’s not like someone who is making $500,000, and not having to pay the 6.2% Social Security tax on $381,500 of his earnings is getting extra benefits based off his $500,000 income. He’s just getting the maximum Social Security payout amount when it comes time for him to collect based on the maximum taxable income amount he contributes.
The $500,000 income earner is already paying the highest marginal federal tax rate of 39.6% plus state taxes, if applicable.
Posted by DanielS on Thursday, 27 April 2017 05:33.
In what is becoming a “no-go zone” for Whites in East London, a group of blacks savagely beat two Whites passing through; one White is seen sprawled unconscious while blacks gather around to snap pictures of him in his helplessly beaten, unconscious state. The few Whites passing by the event do nothing and offer no help; except for one White guy who runs interference for the second victim at the end of the sequence.
Posted by DanielS on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 10:44.
Mandy taking an ‘usie’ with friend.
The Hawkeye, Remembering The Life of ‘Mandy”, 23 August 2015:
You could always find her at the Wesley serving others and surrounded by people who truly cared. Her name was Ming-Chen Hsiao, but others called her “Mandy.”
Mandy was an international student who recently graduated with her master’s degree in May. Three months later, she died from a stab wound at her apartment right off the campus.
The unfortunate incident left many shocked, especially those who knew her personally.
Tra’von Washington was a close friend of Mandy’s who said her death was almost unreal.
“I would always see her almost every day, so after a while I started wondering what was going on with her,” said Washington, a senior kinesiology major.
Washington said he was in complete disbelief once he found out he wouldn’t see Mandy again.
He said humility is one of many ways to describe the kind of life she lived.
“She was never afraid to ask for help,” said Washington. “And I feel like that’s what most people can get from Mandy.”
Here’s Mandy trying on sunglasses while shopping.
Washington said Mandy was looking for “different types” of jobs before she died and that the next chapter of her life were looking bright. He said her sudden death has taught him a valuable lesson.
“We all should just cherish our life and the people around us because we never know when that person is going to leave,” Washington said.
He misses her dearly, but he said he will continue to carry on her life example.
Kristin Gadwa said she will miss her too. She said one thing that always stood about Mandy was her heart. “She taught me how to love,” said Gadwa, director of missions at the Wesley. “It’s the biggest thing she did.”
Gadwa said she still giggles when she thinks about Mandy riding her bike into the parking lot at the Wesley. “We always knew it was her by how she rode her bike and how she held herself,” Gadwa said.
Gadwa said Mandy showed her and the Wesley family something they will never forget.
“She taught us how to serve people,” said Gadwa. “And it was a good thing for all of us to learn to do that.”
While those who remember Mandy mourn and celebrate her life, they eagerly wait to find out what exactly happened to their beloved friend.
Detective Reggie Brown of the Monroe Police Department said that details of the homicide can’t be released at this time.
“Our detectives are diligently following leads,” said Brown. “We do have some tips that could possibly help solve the case and at this time we are working hard and tirelessly to solve this case.”
Posted by DanielS on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 09:33.
NewObserver, “Israeli Air Force Bombs Anti-ISIS Forces in Syria”, 23 Apr 2017:
The Israeli Air Force has carried out two bombing raids against anti-ISIS army forces in the west of Syria as part of the [Israeli imperialist state’s] long-running campaign to disrupt the Syrian government’s military campaign against the terrorist army.
According to a report by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), a military source announced that the “Israeli enemy’s warplanes fired two missiles at 18:45 from within occupied territory at a military position in the surroundings of Khan Arnabeh in Quneitra countryside, causing material damage.”
The “occupied territory” being referred to is the Golan Heights, which Israel seized in 1967, and annexed against all international law.
The SANA report said that the Israeli “aggression came after an attempt by terrorists to infiltrate military positions in Quneitra countryside was foiled and the terrorists suffered heavy losses.”
This, SANA said, “proves that Israel provides direct support to terrorist organizations,” adding that their source “affirmed that such desperate attempts will not dissuade the Army and Armed Forces from continuing to crush the terrorist groups that act as Israel’s proxy in the area.”
A follow-up report in Al Jazeera revealed that Sunday’s attacks targeted fighters loyal to the Syrian government in the Naba al-Fawwar area of Quneitra province, which is located in the 30 percent of the Golan Heights that is not under Israeli occupation.
Three fighters from the pro-government National Defence Forces (NDF) were killed and at least two more were wounded in the attack, an NDF official said.
The terrorist armies fighting Syria’s Bashar al-Assad government and its allies control much of the Quneitra area.
Unusually, the Israeli Army confirmed that it had targeted positions inside Syria in retaliation for mortar fire that hit the northern part of the occupied Golan Heights.
“The Israeli army targeted the source of the fire,” an army statement said without giving further details.
In reality, the terrorist groups operating in the area against the Syrian government often operate close to Israeli lines—because Israel treats their wounded in hospitals inside the Jewish state, and it is therefore inevitable that the Israeli side will be hit occasionally by stray rounds.
The Israelis however always take these stray rounds as an excuse to bomb Syrian government positions.
The Jerusalem Post even admitted as much, saying that the Israeli attack was due to “errant rocket fire” caused by “fighting between Hezbollah and regime troops against rebel groups near Ain Ayshaa, Samadiniyah Sharqiyah & Madinat al-Baath near Quneitra.”
The other excuse which the Jewish [imperialist] state uses to attack the anti-ISIS forces in Syria is that they are “carrying weapons to Lebanon” to fight Israel—as if Syria could at this stage spare such military effort.
The Lebanese Hezbollah organization—most famous for defeating the 2006 Israeli invasion of Lebanon—is one of the Syrian government’s key military allies, providing tens of thousands of troops on the ground in the fight against ISIS.
It looks like my presence on Disqus comments threads has finally become the target of something resembling a rag-tag opposition. I have to say it took them long enough, given that I’ve been actively and openly voicing my opinions on that platform since Autumn 2015. Some people have now been drawn into mounting a weak and pathetic campaign against me and against Majorityrights.com generally.
Why am I jokingly calling this article ‘armed recon’ in the title? Because it has been kind of like the internet equivalent of that process, in the Vietnam era sense. See this definition:
Armed Reconnaissance: A mission with the primary purpose of locating and attacking targets of opportunity, i.e., enemy materiel, personnel, and facilities, in assigned general areas or along assigned ground communications routes, and not for the purpose of attacking specific briefed targets.
In simple terms, it means going out there and thrashing around methodically in the brush and then seeing who comes out to shoot at you and what tactics they use while doing so.
That’s basically how all this started. I offer my unvarnished and real opinion, as always, and then I see who agrees and who disagrees. Here’s an example of that:
What kind of person—if anyone—might appear out of the brush to tell me that I’m not allowed to hold those opinions because they are dangerous and that I had better sit down and shut my whore mouth immediately?
Well, I hit the jackpot.
Out comes Ted Sallis with an absolutely insane narrative:
Apparently I’ve ‘infiltrated’ AltRight.com by simply commenting there like anyone else can do.
Are you surprised? I’m not surprised. After I made the comment about Gary Cohn, things got slightly interesting. One of the figures who seems to be associated with the American White Pride Network (AWPN.net) who was commenting under the name ‘Celestial Time’, began to obliquely defend Gary Cohn and the rest of the Zionist Trump administration. Seriously, that happened. You can read the thread to see how that played out.
In summary:My assertion was that Bob Whitacker’s mantra and the ‘anti-White’ discourse concept had been appropriated by Zionist forces and used as a method for defending Zionists. Their response was to laughably claim that my viewpoint on that was in and of itself an ‘anti-White’ viewpoint.
They say that my anti-Zionism is ‘anti-White’: I fire back
The entire conversation then devolved into a handwringing crybaby session on the part of the AWPN guy, who basically proceeded to redefine ‘anti-White’ to mean any opinion which happens to hurt his feelings, or could be conceivably interpreted by other White people as being hurtful to their feelings.
That’s about as vague as the definition of ‘anti-Semitism’. Incidentally, if they had chosen to use ‘anti-Semitic’ as their accusation toward me rather than ‘anti-White’, it would have made no functional difference because both discourses are being used to defend objectively Zionist outcomes.
So I went with the ‘whisper gently into the megaphone’ approach:
I am terrible, aren’t I? Profound butthurt on the part of my opponent ensued. I can’t be given a ‘free pass’ to ‘belittle’ the apparently ‘White’ people who are upset about my comments! I must be held to account!
There is an easy way to understand how that kind of surreal outcome could manifest. You only need to know that Argumentum ad Asiatica is the new Argumentum ad Hitlerum. ‘Anti-White and anti-American’ is the new ‘anti-Semitic’. Up until now, the masters of cultural critique did not have a method for shutting down Asian criticisms of Zionist policies. The rise of Trump as a Zionist, and the affinity that certain pro-White activists have for Trump, means that by some historical accident Zionism is now effectively sheltering under ‘Whiteness’ in the American context.
Anyone who doubts this only needs to watch any of the top trending videos on Rebel Media’s youtube channel, which is controlled by none other than Israeli Zionist Ezra Levant. The trend is absolutely obvious.
Donald Trump card trick
I don’t know if you’ve had fun with this article, but I have.
I once heard about something called the ‘Donald Trump card trick’. It really illustrates how the Donald Trump campaign, as well as the Alt-Right opinion leaders who supported him, have run their operation. Let’s call this trick ‘The Donald’.
Check it out, it goes something like this.
To gain admission to the show, you have to basically mortgage your entire future for a generation or more. Having done that, you are in. You do that first.
So, secondly, they open a perfectly ordinary deck of cards, and you will be shown that they are indeed all different. Let’s say that the campaign is the card trick, and let’s say that the followers and voters have been asked by Trump, to pick a card.
Trump fans the cards out, and he acts like the selection of the cards doesn’t really matter. It’s an old magician’s trick; the selection of the card actually always matters. But you have to be a certain kind of nonchalant if you want to do a force.
And so Trump says, “Pick a card.” And the voters and supporters come together and pick a card and it’s the Jack of Hearts. Trump doesn’t know that. So the Trump campaign takes the card and slides it back into the deck.
Now, don’t forget, it’s the Jack of Hearts. It’s now somewhere in the middle of the deck.
Trump then gives the cards a shuffle while he’s talking. Now, the patter does not matter, Trump can say absolutely anything that pops into his head. Let’s say, “I’ve got a perfectly ordinary deck of cards here, and Mexicans are rapists.”
And then he shuffles a little bit more, and “I still have a perfectly ordinary deck of cards here, and Asian countries are ripping us off on trade via currency manipulation.”
And then he gives them another little shuffle and puts in a little bit more misdirection, like, “I could shoot somebody on fifth avenue and I wouldn’t lose any votes”, and, “She had blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her whatever”, “They are ripping us”, and “We’re going to build a big, beautiful wall.”
And when election time comes, after all this misdirection, all this shuffling, all this handling of the cards, Trump then has the card on top.
Clean-handed, and with great flourish, he produces the card, turns it around and holds it out, and says, “Is this your card?”
And it’s the…
Eight of Spades, not the Jack of Hearts.
Because he’s a fucking idiotic Zionist tool and so are you.
Kumiko Oumae works in the defence and security sector in the UK. Her opinions here are entirely her own.
Moscow and Washington have reached an understanding that further US strikes similar to the one carried out against Syria’s Shayrat Air Base “should not occur again,” the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said.
Lavrov emphasized that this issue was raised during his discussions with the US Secretary of State on Wednesday when Rex Tillerson was visiting Moscow.
“We have discussed this issue with the US Secretary of State in details yesterday and agreed upon the fact that a similar should not occur again,” he told journalists ahead of his meeting with his Syrian counterpart, Walid Muallem, in Moscow.
Lavrov further underlined that the US missile strike against the Shayrat Air Base played “a highly provocative role.”
He went on to say that the US confirmed its commitment to the idea that there is no other option of resolving the Syrian conflict other than the political dialog, adding that this offers hope for the future of the peace process.
“It is encouraging to some extent that Rex Tillerson confirmed yesterday that [the US still holds] the opinion that there is no alternative to the political process [of the resolution of the Syrian crisis] despite all the recent negative developments,” he said.
A “right and responsible step” is how Lavrov described the Syrian government’s decision to invite experts from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to conduct an investigation of the chemical weapon incident in Idlib province.
A blog called Jewish Power posted the following back on February 2016. It looks far more like prescience than conspiracy theory:
Medvedev the Russian token Prime Minister has said a new cold war is on the horizon.
Medvedev is easy to identify as a crypto Jew.
Lavrov the foreign minister is also a Jew, no doubt he goes along with Medvedev.
Lavrov’s daughter attended Columbia University and lived in the US for a long time.
Putin’s daughter married a Jewish banker.
All the rhetoric like these comments from Medvedev-steen are just so much bullshit.
The Jews objective is to destroy Syria..via a long drawn out civil war. It does not make any difference whether it is the Americans or Russians who are bombing the country..as long as the bombing continues.
Put it like this: The Russian government likes Russian nationalists …up to a point. However, if Russian nationalists choose to identify the role of the Jews…the Jewish oligarchs…the pillaging of Russia by Jews like Abramovich and all the rest of them…THEN something goes dramatically wrong….the nationalists start being targeted by the Russian government!!…which is just what you would expect IF Russia was controlled by the Jews…and it is.
So, as many people have pointed out…all this posturing by Russian, American, British politicians is a COMPLETE CHARADE.
Armed with this knowledge about Jewish power you can make very accurate predictions in certain areas. For example…The next president of the USA will definitely 101% be a Jew…no ifs, buts or mmaybes…the next president in the Oval Oriface will be a JEW. That is a money back guarantee of certainty.
And remember that it was The Russian Federation that de-fanged Syria in the first place:
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks with Russia’s Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar in the Jewish Museum in Moscow, Thursday, June 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
The Jewish lobby doesn’t place all their eggs in one basket, and Russia’s economic and military connections to the Arab world can always be used as leverage to produce outcomes that are favourable to Israel.
Posted by DanielS on Saturday, 15 April 2017 00:10.
Small boats facilitate invasion
New Observer, “Italy: 2,074 Seaborne African Invaders Land in One Day”, 15 April 2017:
The ongoing African invasion of Europe continues to speed up, with 2,074 Africans landing in Italy in just one day.
The mass invasion—by [Africans] who have absolutely no right to claim asylum anywhere, and who are motivated purely by what they can get by way of charity handouts from liberal Europeans—is aided and abetted by the “rescue” missions run by private leftist charities and naval units from various European states.
An Italian coast guard spokesman told media that on Friday last week, 19 such “rescue operations” by his nation’s coast guard, or ships operated by non-governmental organizations, had plucked the 2,074 invaders from “16 rubber dinghies and three small wooden boats.”
The fact that the Africans were in such small vessels shows once again that they do not even have to cross the Mediterranean, but only have to set sail from the coast of Libya before being picked up by the Europeans and transported in comfort and safety to Europe—instead of being dumped back on the nearby African coast as they should be.
RevealNews, “Trump no longer appears sympathetic to student debtors”, by Lance Willams, 14 April 2017:
On the campaign trail, Donald Trump said he sympathized with America’s 44 million student debtors and vowed to make their burdens easier.
The federal government should not be profiteering on the interest students pay on their federal loans, candidate Trump declared. (The U.S. will reap $66 billion in profit from student loans issued between 2007 and 2012, the Government Accounting Office says.)
Trump also promised to ensure that debt loads would be limited by students’ ability to repay. Student loans shouldn’t be “an albatross” hung for life around their necks, he said.
But since the election, the president has been quiet on student debt. And two recent moves suggest the administration is headed in the opposite direction, helping the student loan industry at the expense of borrowers.
The most recent move came Tuesday, when Education Secretary Betsy DeVos scrapped a set of rules intended to shield borrowers from some of the worst abuses of the student debt collection industry.