When Chicago voters returned Pat Quinn to his job as Governor of Chicago, they knew he wanted to increase their income taxes from 3% to 4%. That’s not much for most of his supporters, who accept a government check of one sort or another.
But shortly after winning reelection, he let it be known that a 33% increase was not enough, if his public sector union campaign contributions were to be honored. So he conspired with fellow Chicago Boss House Speaker Mike Madigan. Americans for Tax Reform obtained shocking video of their negotiation.
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES VA Secretary Bob McDonald is not going to let little things like facts, or the deaths of people entrusted to his care get in the way of a good political line. As we noted yesterday, McDonald blew off concerns that people were dying waiting for care at VA Hospitals with a line about how Disney doesn’t measure wait times | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES When there are no consequences for actions, people can just brazenly say they’re going to come after you. Nobody has ever faced any kind of discipline for what went on at the IRS. While the justice department found there was no criminal activity as it related to Lois Lerner, there is no doubt IRS employees targeted conservative groups, making | Read More »