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Obama targets wealthy [again] for next budget deal

Obama hurting the nation

President Obama said on Sunday that the next budget deal could be centered on reforming the tax code – but only where it affects the top earners. In a CBS News interview on Sunday, Obama said that he didn’t “think the issue right now is raising rates” agreeing with Republicans that have said that the time to raise tax rates ...

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A Friend of the Tea Party. Really?

Norquist_MusBro

“…Americans for Tax Reform, its leader is Grover Norquist. The more popular name…is the Tea Party.” Grover Norquist’s name surfaced recently in a publicized discussion about Islamic Jihadists that have taken root in America. No, he isn’t a Tea Party activist but apparently he’s identifying his 1985-founded ATR group with them and some Tea Parties are falling for it. The ...

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11 Deceptions About the Tax Debate

Below are the Whitehouse.gov’s “11 Facts About the Tax Debate.”  As usual, they are out of context, disproportioned, deceptive, and out right false briefing points.  Here are just a few reasons why they are nothing more than election year red herrings.  (A fitting expression for such socialist ideals.) WH.gov points are in italics. 1.     Nearly $1 Trillion would be ...

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Rejecting FairTax Part Three: The Flat Income Tax

In Part One, I’ll cover the dangers of taxing consumption as a major source of government revenue, both to the individual and to the economy. Part Two will cover the little-known problems in the FairTax proposal- the “fine print” FairTax advocates won’t tell you about (or don’t know themselves); I’ll also refute some of the inconsistencies and rhetoric used by FairTax advocates. ...

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