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    Taxing Everyone to Hide Spending

    This video clip from Your World with Neil Cavuto demonstrates how President Obama’s tax hikes won’t just affect the top 5% of American wage earners. And why all the taxes? Because President Obama and Nancy Pelosi can’t stop spending tax dollars. Watch. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JW5NmivjLCU[/youtube]

    Morning Bell: California's High Tax, High Spending Disaster

    The progressive movement suffered a major defeat this Tuesday when California voters rejected all five tax raising measures on the ballot, four out of five of them by nearly 2-to-1 margins. The vote clearly shows that even in one of the most liberal states in the nation, there is an … More

    Morning Bell: The Waxman-Markey Pay to Play

    When Congress passed its last major energy legislation in 2005, a minor provision was added late in the legislative process that created a $1-per-gallon tax credit for “renewable diesel” fuel created through “thermal depolymerization.” The measure was included to benefit a single firm that produced boiler fuel from turkey waste, … More

    What Real Bipartisan Health Care Reform Looks Like

    The Washington Post editorializes today: Unlike wages, health coverage is not subject to income or payroll taxes. This exclusion is the single largest subsidy in the tax code; it is projected to reduce federal tax revenue (both income and payroll taxes) by more than $200 billion next year. This arrangement … More

    The Obama Car Tax

    I can make a firm pledge. Under my plan, no family making less than $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase. Not your income tax, not your payroll tax, not your capital gains taxes, not any of your taxes. – then-candidate Barack Obama, 9/12/2008. A senior administration … More

    Obama's Tax Hikes Already Hurting the Poor

    Under my plan, no family making less than $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase. Not your income tax, not your payroll tax, not your capital gains taxes, not any of your taxes. – then-candidate Barack Obama, 9/12/2008. President Obama has signed a bill extending health coverage … More

    Obama Spending Trends Charted

    So, would President Obama’s budget plan really increase deficit spending much more than other modern presidents? Well, yeah, to the tune of seven times more, measured as a percentage of economic output, than under President Kennedy over 45 years ago — as you can see in  this chart. It’s one … More

    Whoopi Finally Gets It

    Now, if only she can convince President Obama to stop proposing even more new taxes, like today’s Soda Tax, yesterday’s Estate Tax hike proposal or the grandaddy of them all, the Global Warming Tax. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDd1zmKu64U[/youtube]

    Morning Bell: Obama Trek: The Search for More Money

    Yesterday, in what President Barack Obama described as a “watershed event”, the health care industry promised to cut $2 trillion in costs over 10 years by implementing such measures as the use of health information technology, care coordination, disease management, and “evidence based” medicine. If you feel as though you’ve … More

    Morning Bell: Obama's Job Killing Tax Plan

    First the good news: earlier this week President Barack Obama admitted that high taxes kill jobs. Now the bad news: he wants to raise taxes on U.S. companies anyway. Pitching his new tax reform plan Monday President Obama said that our tax code “says you should pay lower taxes if … More