Posts Tagged ‘taxes’

By Alex Thorne

(7/17/2012 Update – related article: Bernanke: Economy stinks)

According to the latest report on world economics, the International Monetary Fund documents the effects of failed stimulus spending policies the Obama administration wants to continue if reelected to a second term.

In its latest world economic projections, the International Monetary Fund sounded a newly cautious note about a situation where rounds of government stimulus spending and low interest rates have failed to take hold, and left countries saddled with debt and other problems that give them little room to maneuver if conditions get worse.  (Howard Schneider, IMF: China, India, other developing countries show signs of slowdown, The Washington Post, 7/16/12)

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National

Where Obama failed on forging peace in the Middle East: read more–>>

Mitt Romney rips Obama camp’s ‘dishonesty’: read more–>>

Democrats threaten to go over ‘fiscal cliff’ if GOP fails to raise taxes: read more–>>

Romney tries to regain momentum with new focus on Obama’s ‘political payoffs’: read more–>>

Tax cuts, DISCLOSE, sequester, oversight and the Veepstakes: 5 things to watch this week in Congress: read more–>>

(VIDEO) Obama – ‘If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen’: read more–>>

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News

Supreme Court upholds Obama’s health-care law: read more–>>

Obama hails ruling as win for ‘middle class’; justices hand tax issue to GOP: read more–>>

Join the Fight to Repeal Obamacare: read more–>>

Supreme Court health care ruling: 6 takeaways: read more–>>

Health care ruling gives GOP new attack line — taxes: read more–>>

Roberts’s health-care decision stuns many but is in line with his outlook: read more–>>

The Republican recipe for repeal: read more–>>

Romney raises $4.3M after health ruling: read more–>>

Opinion

Why Roberts did it: read more–>>

The Obamacare tax: read more–>>

Why Roberts Was Right: read more–>>

A Confused Opinion: read more–>>

ObamaCare and the politics of dependency: read more–>>

Only the voters can save America now: read more–>

Modesty and Audacity: read more–>>

Getting rid of Obamacare: read more–>>

Are voters ready to move on?: read more–>>

From Speaker John Boehner:

A growing number of Senate Democrats are signaling they are not prepared to raise taxes on anyone in the weak economy,” The Hill reports today, adding that they “do not want to have to explain an across-the-board tax hike to constituents when economic growth is sluggish and unemployment is high.” According to the report, at least seven Democrats oppose President Obama’s plan to raise taxes on small business job creators, and are signaling support for the bipartisan plan to stop all of the tax hikes. Here’s more: (more…)

The campaign against Gov. Jerry Brown‘s November ballot measure to raise taxes took shape this morning, with a group of conservative interests announcing a new website and name, “Californians for Reforms and Jobs, Not Taxes.” read more–>>