Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Call To Action

Photo by wahousegop Don’t complain about the laws, helplessly. You can change them, or prevent proposed bills from becoming law by letting your elected officials know how you feel. Here’s how to reach the people who make laws and sign Executive Orders: � LINKS President Trump If you can’t reach him there – try Twitter […]

Keeping Medical Bills Down

Recently a friend told me that she is paying more for her share of the company’s health insurance. Several others have had the same complaint. We all through Obama’s Health Care plan would reduce our costs, based on the concept of  ‘economies of scale.“ Well then, the best way to keep our medical costs low is to stay […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 528 – A Victory for the Aspiring Homeowner

Dear Family, The Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009 (WHBAA) passed nearly unanimously in the House today. HR 3548 is about to be signed by President Barack Obama. I’ve been tracking the progress of this all week, using a new media source to post my notes. All Voices is an interesting concept. When […]

Obama and Biden file 2008 Tax Returns

Courtesy of NAEA – National Association of Enrolled Agents President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, on Wednesday released their MFJ tax return. The first couple reported about $2.7 million in income for 2008, mainly from book sales. President and Mrs. Obama paid about $855,000 in federal income taxes. In a release, the first family […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 487 – MLK and New President

Redistributing the Tax Burden – and the Wealth

In the course of addressing the concept of people helping each other, and this presidential campaign where the candidates talk of pushing the tax burden on the very rich, the top few % of the population – there’s a great deal of criticism or sarcasm. Marx’s concept of ‘FROM each according to his ability; TO […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 471 – Time for Change

Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road?

BARACK OBAMA: The chicken crossed the road because it was time for a CHANGE! The chicken wanted CHANGE! JOHN MC CAIN: My friends, that chicken crossed the road because he recognized the need to engage in cooperation and dialogue with all the chickens on the other side of the road. HILLARY CLINTON: When I was […]