Sen. McCaskill: “We have paid every dime of our taxes.”
That is, McCaskill said that she did, back in 2006 (via Hot Air Headlines): For those who don’t remember the initial controversy mentioned in the ad, McCaskill’s husband was linked to some extraordinarily poorly-operated Missouri nursing homes at the same time that McCaskill herself had oversight over Missouri nursing homes as Missouri State Auditor. As you can see, back in 2006 McCaskill vehemently denied any | Read More »
He’ll show them all. This is one time where excerpting isn’t going to cut it: let me summarize this article (“Ruin Your Health With the Obama Stimulus Plan: Betsy McCaughey*“) (H/T: AoSHQ) and then you can go read both it and the soon-to-be-federal law (here is the original, and here is the Nelson/Collins amendment). Essentially, McCaughey argues that the bill contains stealth provisions within it | Read More »
Just a reminder: Geithner’s tax problem wasn’t less* than Daschle’s
He was merely first in the queue: Despite the fact that Geithner sailed through the confirmation process—while Daschle went up in flames—Geithner’s tax troubles were actually far more egregious. People tend to give Geithner a pass, because the overall amount he owed was smaller and it just involved Social Security and Medicare, rather than income tax. But Geithner actually acknowledged years ago that he owed | Read More »
No, really, Obama DIDN’T ask any of his nominees about their taxes.
I think that Jake Tapper isn’t going to be getting a Christmas card from the Obama administration. Ever. ABC News has obtained the Senate Finance Committee Report on Tom Daschle’s nomination to be Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, which indicates that Daschle’s tax problems were even more substantial than earlier reported. The report indicates that Daschle’s failure to pay more than | Read More »