Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America blast congressional Republicans over their embrace of scrapping the adoption tax credit and for considering an end to the property tax deduction. They also slam the TSA for failing miserably yet again in the latest test designed to see if our blue-shirted friends can actually stop guns, knives and bombs from getting through checkpoints. And they get a kick out of USA Today suggesting you could add a chainsaw bayonet to an AR-15 rifle.

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There are 4 comments.

  1. Arahant Member

    Chainsaw bayonets? Why? Because we can. I don’t even have a ’15, and I want one. I hate how noisy and obnoxious chainsaws are. I still want a chainsaw bayonet.

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    • November 10, 2017, at 9:22 AM PST
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  2. FredGoodhue Coolidge

    I’ve not tried one, but I suspect a chainsaw bayonet will harm marksmanship.

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    • November 12, 2017, at 12:44 PM PST
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  3. FredGoodhue Coolidge

    With a tax deduction that costs very little in lost taxes, and is very popular with a large constituency, it seems to me there is an obvious way to go. It may be marginally better or worse for the economy, but that does not matter.

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    • November 12, 2017, at 12:56 PM PST
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  4. J Ro Member

    “If you’re doing something as important and beautiful and everything you want to see in an American as adoption, I want to give you the biggest tax benefit possible.” –Jim Geraghty

    If adoption is one of your top priorities, you can give your own money to the cause. It takes a village! Right, Jim? But then let other people decide what to do with their own money.

    “What ever you want to see more of, you usually make it advantageous financially, so you give tax credits for that. Whatever you want to see less of, you tax it.“ –Greg Corombos

    Who gets to choose, Greg?

    Nothing against adoption (There are a couple of wonderful adopted children in my extended family.), but what I want to see more of is money left in the pockets of people who earned it. And what I want to see less of is money confiscated and transferred to the pockets of people who didn’t earn it.

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    • November 13, 2017, at 7:19 AM PST
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