I’m not normally in the business of making arguments for politicians, but Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 plan is getting some unfair criticism, and more than a few people are mischaracterizing the real tax burden Americans face. Fore example, on Meet the Press this weekend, David Gregory went after Cain, alleging that some people would pay... »
Mark Udall and other centrist (read as “not quite as insane”) Democrats announced today that they are working on a balanced budget amendment. That makes me wonder what a Reid-Pelosi balanced budget would look like. As you can imagine, a GOP balanced budget amendment ties spending to revenue; i.e., the government’s budget cannot exceed... »
Obama: I don’t care what their constituents think, GOP is denying the will of the people. »
Irish Government finds pot of gold: private employer pensions. »
Remember how you bought that hybrid car to save on taxes? Sucker. »
Exxon made $0.02 per gallon in profit. Filthy greedy bastards. Gov’t takes more than 20x that. Wait, what?
Exxon made $0.02 per gallon in profit. Filthy greedy bastards. Gov’t only takes 20x that. Wait, what? »
Bait & Switch Taxation: Give tax breaks for electric cars! [Gas tax revenue drops] Tax these damn electric cars!
Bait & Switch Taxation: Give tax breaks for electric cars! Tax these damn electric cars! »
David Cay Johnston’s article last week, 9 Things The Rich Don’t Want You To Know About Taxes, deserves a stronger rebuke, but I’m a busy man, so let’s just cut to chase: Conservatives (not read as “rich,” but principled) argue that most people don’t pay income tax. We all know about payroll tax, but... »
Obama: Deductions in tax code are “spending.” Sure, if you think it’s the government’s money to start with.
Obama: Deductions in tax code are “spending.” Sure, if you think it’s the government’s money to start with. »
Tea Party comes to England, attempts to arrest judge over tax dispute. »