Transaction Tax Is Just what Capitalism Needs
As posted on the Drudge Report today, Democrat legislators will push for a transaction tax, one of the undeclared yet oft-spoken demands of the Occupy Wall Street gang. From Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-11-01/lawmakers-to-propose-transaction-tax-for-financial-firms-modeled-on-europe.html “Senator Tom Harkin, an Iowa Democrat, and Representative Peter DeFazio, an Oregon Democrat, will introduce the bills tomorrow in their respective chambers. The bills will give the United States an increased role in the | Read More »
The Democrats’ “Bush’s Debt” Problem.
It never fails. Whenever discussions of the massive increase in the federal debt under Obama, Pelosi, and Reid come up, you can always count on a liberal to say, “Oh yeah? Well Bush (insert wildly exaggerated, or flat out erroneous, claim here).” Liberals seem to forget (or choose to ignore) who controlled congress during Bush’s terms in office. This ignorance was on full display when | Read More »
Reid, Murray, Boxer, Schumer, and Gillibrand
Cross posted on Upstate Political Report Would I have been happy if any or all of the first three had been defeated on Tuesday? Of course. Obviously the last two were totally out of reach with them being Democrats from New York. If Jimmy McMillan with his useless platform (which accomplished precisely what it was designed for….to launch his entertainment career) had been the Democrat | Read More »
, Barbara Boxer
, Harry Reid
, Michelle Obama
, New York
, Patty Murray
Is an Ethanol Pipeline Even Necessary?
Senators Harkin (D-Iowa) and Lugar (R-Indiana) have introduced legislation to encourage the construction of a dedicated ethanol pipeline from the Midwest to the Eastern seaboard. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, appears to have endorsed the concept of a dedicated pipeline and says that he “will work in the [Senate] Finance Committee to see that this proposal is included in the | Read More »