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VIDEO: Why Taxes Don't Go Down

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VIDEO: Why Taxes Don’t Go Down

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A "Torrent" of Regulation, Courtesy of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave

Just in time for the midterm elections, the folks over at The Foundry are back with the latest installment of Red Tape Rising. The new report (aptly subtitled, Obama’s Torrent of New Regulation) reveals that in fiscal year 2010, “an unprecedented 43 major new regulations were imposed by Washington.”  According to the agencies issuing the regulations, the cost […]
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A “Torrent” of Regulation, Courtesy of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave

Just in time for the midterm elections, the folks over at The Foundry are back with the latest installment of Red Tape Rising. The new report (aptly subtitled, Obama’s Torrent of New Regulation) reveals that in fiscal year 2010, “an unprecedented 43 major new regulations were imposed by Washington.”  According to the agencies issuing the regulations, the cost […]
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Madame Speaker, Please Put Partisanship Aside (just this once)

Today House Republican Leader John Boehner called on Speaker Nancy Pelosi to pledge an up or down vote to stop ALL tax hikes before Congress adjourns prior to the November elections. “The American people are not going to accept anything less than the vote that they deserve,” said Boehner (R-OH) at his weekly press conference. […]
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Bailout Obama: Soak The Rich (Then Bail Them Out)

Unfortunately for small business owners, tax laws and politicians like to call them “rich” when they may eek out a nice income but have invested all of themselves. Nonetheless, when politicians look to start taxing the “rich” it’s small business and entrepreneurs that are, often, the hardest hit. Which makes today’s cartoon by the Washington […]
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The Cost of Complacency

Despite the lofty words of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, the reality is those that pay for government have very little say in it. Because politicians have come to expect the complacent behavior from taxpaying public, those that pay for the cost of government have found that their tax contribution has very little […]
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Pin the Tail on the Taxpayers

With the Senate Democrats seeing red on the federal deficit, they have decided – sans blindfold – to pin the whopping savings of their fiscal year 2011 budget proposal on, wait for it:  the taxpayers.  Tucked away in Senate Budget Committee Chairman’s 2011 budget resolution is a little provision that produces major “savings” for the […]
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Attack on S. Corps – Take Us Off the Menu

There’s a saying on Capitol Hill that if you’re not at the table, you’ll end up on the menu – meaning the chopping block.  Lately it seems that the only menu option Congress is considering is how much more that can be squeezed from small businesses. Congress put itself in a quandary in how to […]
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Roman Holiday – Government Style

As Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid would say, “Who are these guys?”  Just when you thought the federal government was taking over everything in the U.S., imagine your hard-earned dollars subsidizing vacations for your fellow citizens.  Sounds absurd, right? Not across the pond where the European Union’s Commissioner for Industry and Entrepreneurship Antonio Tajani recently […]
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