Obama’s Tax Gap is Over $250K…Pay Up!
Guess what…If Barack Obama’s tax hike had been in place since 2001, he would have paid over $250,000 more in income taxes than he actually did. This assumes that the 33% bracket stayed at 36%, and that the 35% bracket stayed at 39.6%. Here’s the breakdown: 2001 – $420 2002 – $585 2003 – $910 2004 – $0 2005 – $60,257 2006 – $27,002 2007 | Read More »
McCain to Lobbyists: “Birds of Prey”
Recently, McCain has called lobbyists “birds of prey” according to Politico. He even went as far as to say: “Lobbyists don’t come to my office. Because they know they’re not going to be an earmark. They know they’re not going to get a pork-barrel project. Senator Obama’s gotten lots of ’em.” Let me take this time to remind the Senator that lobbyists are people first | Read More »
ATR Forms 60 Member Coalition Opposing “Gang of Ten” Compromise
Today, Americans for Tax Reform released a coalition letter signed by 60 national and state think-tanks, advocacy groups, blogs and other organizations (including Red State.com) who are opposed to the so-called “Gang of Ten” bi-partisan energy compromise. Why are the nations leading national and grassroots advocacy groups opposed? Well…because the compromise is nothing short of a complete failure of Senate Republicans to support their House | Read More »