THE WHITE HOUSE December 22, 2011 Statement by the President For the past several weeks, I’ve stated consistently that it was critical that Congress not go home without preventing a tax increase on 160 million working Americans. Today, I congratulate members of Congress for ending the partisan stalemate by reaching an agreement that meets […]
News Pressor at 1730 hrs ET Washington (Dec 22) House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement: “Senator Reid and I have reached an agreement that will ensure taxes do not increase for working families on January 1 while ensuring that a complex new reporting burden is not unintentionally imposed on small business […]
Because getting elected is Job 1 It really isn’t about jobs or tax breaks for the poor and middle class, it is about President Obama running on a “do nothing Congress”. Because when Obama preached that “we can’t Wait” and pass a Jobs bills “right away” he meant, He can’t wait to be reelected and […]
An Atlanta woman, Ginger White has come forward and claims that she and Presidential candidate Herman Cain had an 13 year affair. Cain appeared on CNN Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer and related earlier in the day that there is a third woman who will make allegations of a sexual nature against him. Herman Cain, the […]
The Supreme Court of the United States has agreed to hear a challenge on whether the mandate that requires all Americans to have health insurance or pay a fine, which some call a tax, is constitutional. A decision could come as early as June 2012 right in the middle of the re-election campaign. 26 states […]
Steve Forbes is back, but now he has a southern draw. Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry unveiled a sweeping economic agenda Monday highlighted by a plan to level a voluntary 20 percent “flat tax” on all taxpayers who will accept it in place of what they’re paying now. The plan, outlined in a Wall Street […]
Perry to Proposes a National Flat Tax "So simple that even Timothy Geithner can file his taxes on time"
A revised version of this article appears here. Gov. Rick Perry of Texas said Wednesday that he would propose a flat tax next week as part of a tax overhaul program, signaling a new effort to separate himself from Mitt Romney and the rest of the Republican field. Mr. Perry signaled his intent in a […]
Democrats want Revisions to Obama Jobs Bill With a Tax on Millionaires – So forget "pass this bill right away"
By the Way President Obama has been talking, you would have thought that it was Congressman Eric Cantor and the Republicans that were obstructing the Jobs Bill called the American Jobs Act. Obama also said the bill was paid for and would not cost Americans any money until 2013. Today we learned that Democrats don’t […]
From the YID With LID Sometimes it is really amazing how quickly politicians flip-flop. Anybody who hasn’t been on Mars or one of the outer planets during the past few weeks knows how the Congressional Democrats have been playing class warfare, setting up successful people as being selfish and not wanting to pay their “fair […]
It’s an Old Democrat trick.. Show us you are sincere and raise taxes first and then we will Cut spending. Ronald Reagan fell for this as a Democratic Congress asked him to sign tax hikes under the promise that the Democrats would send spending cuts to his desk at a later date. Reagan never saw […]