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A Brief History Of Taxes

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Why Some Anti-Tax Republicans Were Against Plan B, And For Higher Taxes

Ramesh Ponnuru made an interesting observation yesterday, which bears repeating: One false claim making the rounds about the House Republicans who defeated John Boehner’s “Plan B” last night is that they don’t understand that higher taxes are inevitable. A lot … Continue reading

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“Twelve Reasons Why I Voted Democratic”

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Taxes, Conservatives, And Fiscal Responsibility

It may seem odd to many people today, but the main budgetary issue for old-time conservatives was not taxes, but fiscal responsibility. If, during the 1920s, one had asked whether it was better to have lower taxes or to have … Continue reading

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Soaking The Rich, Or Making Obama Supporters Pay Their Fair Share?

Many people have taken William Kristol and others to task for suggesting that maybe the rich should be taxed at a higher rate. However, before jumping the gun and assuming that these people are liberal squishes, there needs to be … Continue reading

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The 18 New Taxes From Obamacare

Here is a chart from the Heritage Foundation, showing the eighteen new taxes contained in Obamacare, and the timetable for when they come into effect. Related articles Obamacare’s 18 New Tax Hikes ObamaTax: Taking a Look at 18 ObamaCare Tax … Continue reading

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WSJ Chief Economist: 75% of Obamacare Costs Will Fall on Backs of Those Making $120K or Less

Apart from concerns about statism and the growth of the federal government, the main reason to be against Obamacare is economic. It is such a poorly conceived idea and poorly written law that it has already hamstrung the US economy, … Continue reading

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