Solve America’s Problems, Tax the Robots!

As industries start to become more automated and replace real workers with equipment or automation, the number of jobs available in the marketplace will continue to decrease.

The common mantra in response to this is that low skilled jobs aren’t that important and workers of these jobs should go find a lucrative high paying-high skilled job instead.

It sounds good on paper but the reality is, these jobs don’t exist in the numbers that workers are being replaced by robotics and automation — not even close. Continue reading “Solve America’s Problems, Tax the Robots!”

Why is Everything in America Made in China

You’ve probably began wondering many years ago why everything you find in a store seems to be made in China or why we import everything from China.

The short answer.

It’s a compilation of labor laws, minimum wage, regulations, and unions that make it impossible for some products to be made here. Because of all of these things, almost everything you find in the United States is now made in China or another country that does not have problems with any of those things. Continue reading “Why is Everything in America Made in China”

4 Things You Don’t Know About The Top 2 Percent Income Earners

These aren’t exactly things you didn’t know about the top 2% income earners in America but they seem to be things people frequently forget when they demonize the top 2% just for being successful.

They Are Your Neighbors

One in every fifty people belong to the 2% but not everyone looks wealthy or even shows off their wealth. You might be surprised to realize that you know a few people who are in the top 2% and even more surprised that you don’t think of them as evil creatures that are greedy. Continue reading “4 Things You Don’t Know About The Top 2 Percent Income Earners”

Who is Really a Tax Payer? – Definition of “Tax Payer”

You’ve probably heard it before and you’ll most likely hear it again, someone is always crying about the “tax payer” getting stuck with the bill.  When they mention the term tax payer, they portray it as the “average working” American.

Wah wah wah, how come celebrities and rich people get special treatment and we get stuck with the bill!  We are going to establish right now who is and who isn’t a tax payer.   Continue reading “Who is Really a Tax Payer? – Definition of “Tax Payer””

Ever wonder who pays taxes and who doesn’t?

There are a lot of common misconceptions about who pays taxes and who doesn’t.  Most people think they actually pay taxes and don’t, others have no idea how much they pay, and both of those types like to tell people who actually pay that they enjoy paying them and doing their fair share. Continue reading “Ever wonder who pays taxes and who doesn’t?”