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From the standpoint of a CEO or board member of a company, you don't pay taxes, they do. I am a CEO, and have been for the better part of 15 years. It has become clear over the past few days that ...
by madmadmad
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Sep 19, 2012 at 11:10 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
With the Bush tax cuts of 2001 and 2003 once again set to expire at the end of this year, President Obama on Monday once again proposed temporarily extending them only for families earning less than $
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 70 comments on Mon Jul 09, 2012 at 11:36 AM PDT with 188 Recommends
As the New York Times suggested last week, the fate of President Obama's Affordable Care Act in general and its mandate that Americans obtain health insurance in particular may hinge on Justice ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Apr 01, 2012 at 11:30 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
As the Supreme Court this week begins to consider the fate of the two-year old Affordable Care Act (ACA), ironies abound. For starters, while health care is worst in Republican red states , its ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Mar 25, 2012 at 01:09 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
As the Republican Party waged its all-out attack in 2010 to preserve the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy , the GOP's number two man in the Senate provided the talking point to help sell the $70 ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Feb 17, 2012 at 11:28 AM PST with 145 Recommends
Congress got a payroll tax deal. The white House got a victory. Workers got the gold mine and the unemployed and poor got the shaft.
by tommy2tone
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Feb 16, 2012 at 04:15 AM PST with 4 Recommends
A blog post by Mark Price, originally published at Third and State .What a difference an election year makes. Last year was full of pointless brinksmanship over federal policy issues that will take ...
by ThirdandState
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Feb 15, 2012 at 06:48 AM PST with 2 Recommends
On Monday, House Republican leaders announced they would support the extension of the payroll tax cut without a corresponding "offset" in other federal spending. While that new approach ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Feb 14, 2012 at 11:59 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Hello all - this is a lot better with the pictures which I couldn't figure out how to put in...if you are interested you can check it out at http://havoconthehill.com/2012/01/30/a-serious-scrutiny-of-
by docho11ywood
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun Feb 12, 2012 at 04:06 PM PST with 0 Recommends
It's Friday before the big Christmas weekend, and I'm writing a Today in Congress. If this isn't War, I don'...
by David Waldman
Comment Count 43 comments on Fri Dec 23, 2011 at 06:00 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Reuters It's one thing for Steny and the President to lay the guilt on Orange Julius and the House Know-...
by cultjake
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Dec 22, 2011 at 12:36 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Will Eric Cantor ...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 119 comments on Thu Dec 22, 2011 at 10:41 AM PST with 19 Recommends
It's quite easy to sit here and watch the GOP implosion over the extension of the payroll tax cut and laugh at the carnage. I mean who doesn't enjoy watching Boehner get rolled by his Tea Party ...
by docstymie
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Dec 22, 2011 at 05:51 AM PST with 1 Recommend
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Dec 22, 2011 at 06:50 AM PST with 43 Recommends
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 62 comments on Wed Dec 21, 2011 at 12:01 PM PST with 30 Recommends
Ohh how I bemoaned news over the weekend that the Senate and the Administration had waived their opposition to an extension of payroll tax cuts tied to the Keystone XL Pipeline.
by Jim Neal
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Dec 21, 2011 at 11:06 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Just a snippet from UC-Davis While Congress continues to debate an extension of the 2011 payroll tax cut, the UC Office ...
by accumbens
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Dec 20, 2011 at 05:06 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Is the guy who ...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 82 comments on Wed Dec 21, 2011 at 07:50 AM PST with 33 Recommends
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by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 58 comments on Tue Dec 20, 2011 at 01:57 PM PST with 29 Recommends
This is the Second time in less than a week that NPR has failed miserably to accurately report a story about the Payroll tax cut/Spending Bill/Unemployment extension issue. Last week, Tamera Keith ...
by pollwatcher
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Dec 20, 2011 at 06:44 AM PST with 10 Recommends