"Shared Sacrifice" "Tax the Rich" These sound like common sense slogans, right? Who could argue against Americans all being "in this together" and everyone needing to contribute their "fair share"? Michelle Fields, reporting from the Daily Caller shows just how empty this rhetoric is, when she confronts "one percenters" lobbying Congress for higher taxes. [CLICK […]
The Treasury Department said Wednesday that federal debt now tops $15 trillion — a staggering figure that has risen precipitously over the last decade. – The Washington Times Debt Surpasses $15 Trillion – The Washington Times U.S. Sending Marines to Australia – BBC Chief Sponsor of SOPA Wavering? – Wired Big Tax Increase on the […]
On Tuesday, November 15, the Senate Commerce Committee will hold a full committee hearing on the nomination of Jon Leibowitz to be Federal Trade Commissioner. Mr. Leibowitz’s nomination is for reappointment as FTC chairman. In 2007, Mr. Leibowitz gave a paper entitled "Childhood Obesity and the Obligations of Food Marketers or Whether or Not […]
“I hear they have the votes, Larry!! Simply amazing,” Kagan said to Tribe in one of the emails. – CNSNews.com Kagan Cheered ObamaCare Passage – CNSNews.com Spending Deal Taking Shape on Hill - Politico Concealed Carry Language Cut from House Bill - The Washington Times House Panel Approves Bill to Block Fannie/Freddie Pay - Reuters GOP Shifting on […]
This week, the House will be voting on a "clean" Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution. The "clean" version is a stripped-down BBA that once passed the House in 1995. Unfortunately, it also has no requirement for a super-majority to raise taxes, making it likely the budget could be balanced-up (by raising taxes) rather than […]
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