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Dems’ New Year’s Plans: Raise Everyone’s Taxes, Tank the Economy

Posted: July 18, 2012 at 2:45 pm   /   Politics

You probably don’t have New Year’s plans yet, but Washington Democrats do, and we can only hope they fall through.  Democrats are threatening to raise taxes on everyone (including middle-class families) and tank the already struggling economy if they don’t get their way – ‘their way’ being a massive small business tax hike that could […]

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You can’t have crony capitalism without big government

Posted: July 15, 2012 at 5:00 pm   /   Politics, Videos

Want a level playing field? Step 1 is to get rid of big government. There is no step 2—the rest mostly sorts itself out. [FeaturedVideo] It is clear big businesses wield great control over the federal government. How do we stop this so-called crony capitalism, or collusion? Professor Jason Brennan argues that while it may […]

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You’re Not Alone – Everybody Hurts in the Obama Economy

Posted: July 15, 2012 at 2:00 pm   /   Politics

If you’re wondering why the House will vote to repeal the president’s health care law (which is making it harder for small businesses to hire) and stop the president’s small business tax hike (which economists say “would be a blow to the economy”), or why the House has passed more than 30 jobs bills (being […]

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Boehner: Obama owes everyone an explanation

Posted: July 14, 2012 at 2:30 pm   /   Politics, Videos

Speaker Boehner: President Obama Owes American People an Explanation for Outsourcing Taxpayer Dollars [FeaturedVideo] WASHINGTON, DC – At his weekly press conference today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said “the president owes every American an explanation” on reports that ‘stimulus’ funds were outsourced to foreign firms and workers, while the unemployment rate has been stuck […]

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How Will Raising Taxes on Small Businesses Create Jobs?

Posted: July 11, 2012 at 4:30 pm   /   Politics

Here’s one question President Obama should have to answer at his press conference this morning: how will raising taxes on small businesses create new jobs? The unemployment rate has been higher than eight percent for 41 months – the longest streak since the Great Depression – and well above what was promised by the ‘stimulus’ […]

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Five House dems cross over for 244-185 vote to repeal Obamacare

Posted: July 11, 2012 at 1:45 pm   /   Arizona, Politics

From the Hill: The House voted again Wednesday to repeal the 2010 healthcare reform law, giving Republicans some revenge against the late June Supreme Court ruling that found the law to be constitutional. Members approved the bill in a 244-185 vote, after five hours of debate that stretched over two days. As expected, just a […]

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Some Dems unwilling to walk off the tax cliff with Obama

Posted: July 10, 2012 at 10:15 am   /   Politics

Taxes are unpopular. Over the last 100 years, the left has managed to move the needle a little bit, making taxes on the very rich a little more palatable than they used to be. But even there, the motion has been only moderate, and on the whole, taxes remain very unpopular. And yet Obama is […]

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Obama tax hike: 26th time’s the charm?

Posted: July 10, 2012 at 9:15 am   /   Politics

BROKEN RECORD: President Obama Has Called for Small Business Tax Hike More Than 25 Times This Year   …President Obama again called for a massive tax hike that will hurt small businesses and make it harder to create jobs.  How will his tax hike plan create jobs?  It won’t.  And instead of addressing the sky-high […]

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