Will Congress Put Your Job in Jeopardy?
Thought today’s unemployment report looked bad? It’s just a taste of what’s to come in 2011 if Democrats have their way on taxes. The U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote Saturday on two proposals that would raise taxes. Both would jeopardize even more American jobs at a time of economic uncertainty. The first vote, on a proposal from Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.), would increase taxes | Read More »
Nancy Pelosi’s Heavy-Handed Reign
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and her Democrat allies are poised to rewrite House rules today, ending term limits for committee chairmen and curtailing a procedural motion for Republicans to offer alternative legislation. Changing the rules will make it easier for Democrats to raise taxes without opposition. Republicans successfully used the “motion to recommit” several times in the 110th Congress, often frustrating Pelosi. The GOP’s crafty | Read More »