Higher Taxes Looming in Lame Duck

    The greatest threat to conservatives in the Lame Duck Congress is a tax increase.  The President’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform is expected to issue a report on December 1st.  Conservatives should be very worried that this commission will advocate tax increases as a means to balance the budget. There is also a plan to decouple the Bush Tax cuts to make it easier | Read More »

    Higher Taxes Looming in Lame Duck

    The greatest threat to conservatives in the Lame Duck Congress is a tax increase.  The President’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform is expected to issue a report on December 1st.  Conservatives should be very worried that this commission will advocate tax increases as a means to balance the budget. There is also a plan to decouple the Bush Tax cuts to make it easier | Read More »

    Harvard: Erm, that WH policy means tripling the price of gas.

    But, hey: small price to pay to pander to people’s religious beliefs, right? It’s not like Democratic politicians ever pump their own gas. To meet the Obama administration’s targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions, some researchers say, Americans may have to experience a sobering reality: gas at $7 a gallon. To reduce carbon dioxide emissions in the transportation sector 14 percent from 2005 levels by | Read More »

    I’ll have my Demon Sheep Well Done

    How do you like your Demon Sheep cooked? Or maybe you prefer him squished, mocked, or just plain sheared? Whatever your preference, today’s the day to Finish Him! with a hop on over to Chuck DeVore‘s new Demon Sheep extermination website. The California Senate primary has heated up in recent weeks. After Tom Campbell tucked tail from the Governor’s race, he immediately drew fire from | Read More »

    Democrats Trying to Orchestrate Bi-Partisan Gas Tax Increase

    Got this from a high level source:I just came from dinner and recognized the voices beside me. It was Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and three other Democrats. I knew the other faces but names escape me.They were strategizing on how to raise the gas tax. Congressman Blumenauer said he knew a way to get at least 20 Republicans on board a gas tax increase. The place | Read More »

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    The New… (ahem)… “Gas” Tax

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — For farmers, this stinks: Belching and gaseous cows and hogs could start costing them money if the federal government decides to charge fees for air-polluting animals. Just as Harry Reid can’t stand the smell of Tourists in Washington, our Environmentalist friends at the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Supreme Court believe that “greenhouse gases emitted by belching and flatulence amounts to air pollution”. “This is | Read More »

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