Browsing All posts tagged under »Higher Taxes«

Great: Finally A New Tax I Won’t Have To Pay. But Why Not Just Cut Spending Instead?

August 1, 2013 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Smoking is good for the Australian Labor Government’s health: SMOKERS will cough up an extra $5.3 billion in tax to help the Rudd Government plug a huge new hole in its Budget. The unusual election-eve notice of a tax grab, adding $5.25 to the price of a pack of 20 cigarettes […]

Carbon Tax: Won’t Reduce Deficit or Temperature

September 29, 2012 by

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By Nicolas Loris and Curtis Dubay ~ The Congressional Research Service (CRS) released a report that should be a cause for concern to all who believe in limited government. In it, CRS argues that a new tax on carbon could cut the deficit in half. There is nothing special about a carbon tax in terms […]

The Liar’s Tax

July 1, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ The most singular aspect of Obamacare is the way Democrats, from the President on down, consistently lied about the fact that it was a tax. Interviewed by George Stephanopolos on ABC News, September 2009, Obama was asked if he rejected the criticism that it was a tax increase. “I absolutely reject […]

It’s the Government, Stupid

May 9, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ The political pundits all agree that the November elections will be all about the economy. I suspect that most Americans draw their conclusions about the economy from empirical observations such as whether they or someone they know is out of work, whether shops in their communities are closing, and the price […]

What Debt? Obama’s Insane Spending Binge!

September 21, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba There’s a reason that President Obama wants to increase taxes. His administration cannot spend your money fast enough. A visit on Tuesday morning to the websites of various federal departments reveals that this administration can find an excuse to spend millions on anything. Here’s a quick tour. In the wake of the Solyndra […]

Raising Taxes is a Very Old, Very Bad Idea

April 13, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba The absurdity of raising taxes in the midst of a recession that increasingly looks and feels like a depression only underscores the Democrat’s historic and failed policies from the past; the same ones they continue to push these days. In “New Deal or Raw Deal? How FDR’s Economic Legacy has Damaged America”, […]

The Democrat’s Demolition Derby

October 7, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba It is incomprehensible that the Democrats who control the House and the Senate adjourned without extending the Bush tax cuts. If they had extended them by even a year, businesses large and small across the nation would have been able to make plans for 2011. The only thing we know for sure […]

From New Deal T Bad Deal: Government As The Fourth Bubble

April 16, 2010 by

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By Newt Gingrich April 15th is an obvious date because it is the annual day when income taxes are due. April 18th is equally important because it will be the 235th anniversary of American militia firing “the shot heard round the world” when they stood up to British professional soldiers at Concord and Lexington and […]

White House: “Bend Over, Middle Class”

August 5, 2009 by

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WASHINGTON (SR) – President Barack Obama’s treasury secretary, Timothy Geithner, and chief economic advisor, Larry Summers, said Sunday they cannot rule out higher taxes on the middle class to help tame an exploding budget deficit, and pay for the President’s socialized nationalized health care plan. Geithner said the White House was not ready to rule […]

Clue: What’s Borrowed Must Be Repaid

August 4, 2009 by

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By Andrew Bolt TonyfromOz prefaces ….. Two things spring immediately to mind. Prior to any election, politicians will always say ‘No new taxes.’ Those enamored by the side of politics of the person who says that will always believe it. Then, there’s always an excuse, and it starts something like this. ‘I didn’t know the […]

America Needs A Take-Home Pay Raise

August 2, 2009 by

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By Newt Gingrich It’s a frustration I hear all the time. With the mainstream media, Washington insiders and the so-called “experts” in elite universities all singing off the same leftwing song sheet, there is a desperate need for the facts and the arguments that support time honored American values and principles that lead to safety, […]

Red October Looms for ObamaCare + More

July 31, 2009 by

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The Patriot Post – Fri Digest – Vol. 09 No. 30 THE FOUNDATION “[T]he government of the United States is a definite government, confined to specified objects. It is not like the state governments, whose powers are more general. Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government.” –James Madison GOVERNMENT & POLITICS […]

What Can We Do?

May 26, 2009 by

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By Tim Potts - Democracy Rising Pennsylvania The economy is awful. People are losing their jobs. Home foreclosures are setting modern records. Iconic American corporations are in bankruptcy. We know it’s tough out there. It’s tough in here, too, and we need your help. Political leaders want us to give up, give in and go […]

Odds Rise On Bankruptcy Under Obama

March 3, 2009 by

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GOING UNDER Andrew Bolt TonyfromOz prefaces ….. One of my favorite actors is Peter Sellers. Who can forget him in that classic Kubrick film ‘Doctor Strangelove’ where he played the title role and 2 others also, one of them as President  Merkin Muffley. Two other favorites  of mine starring Sellers are ‘The Party’ and the […]

How Much Will You Be Wanting Then?

January 12, 2009 by

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WATCH YOUR WALLET Newt Gingrich Welcome to 2009. Now watch your wallet. With the economy in the deepest crisis since the Great Depression, higher taxes are precisely what we don’t need to restore jobs and growth. The Wall Street Journal reported this week that President-elect Obama seems to understand this and is proposing tax cuts […]

Change, Hope, Hashish and Obama

July 11, 2008 by

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A bong hit that melts away reality in a euphoric wave of Zen-like contentment; Intense pleasure of favorite Grateful Dead song & the exquisite pleasure of chewy, warm brownie? Most enlightened liberals consider these lifes ultimate pleasures. They pale compared to sitting at the feet of The Master & drinking the sweet nectar of hope!

Financial Advisors Fear A Dem President

January 14, 2008 by

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Funny how Hillary wants to put out a huge $100 billion economic stimulus package, but still wants to kill the Bush tax cuts. Why don’t you just leave the money in the pockets of Americans? (Investment News) Nothing worries financial advisers more than the prospect of a Democrat’s being elected president in November, according to […]

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