Taxes (page 219)

  • Post

    Washington and job creation

    One suspects the Obama administration will like the first response to Bloomberg Businessweek’s latest edition of “The Big Question”: How can Washington help business create jobs? In the first response, Al Hunt suggests a two-year, $1 trillion stimulus. It’s fortunate that Bloomberg View columnist Caroline Baum offers the…
    Mitch Kokai, September 21, 2011
  • Post

    Obama: Wrong on taxes, wrong on where to find jobs

    The president’s approach to tax policy might be bizarre or unfair. His approach to job growth is “delusional and doomed,” according to Fortune columnist Geoff Colvin. The President is trying to create a narrative in which U.S. manufacturing fell into…
    Mitch Kokai, September 21, 2011
  • Post

    New Carolina Journal Online features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online the findings of a new Manhattan Institute poll assessing perceptions of public workers’ pay, collective bargaining, and pension plans. John Hood’s Daily Journal dissects the president’s flawed tax policies, including the so-called Buffett rule.
    Mitch Kokai, September 21, 2011
  • Post

    Kudlow labels Obama’s tax policy ‘bizarre’

    Lawrence Kudlow‘s latest column dissects the president’s approach to taxes: It could almost make your head spin. With an economy on the front end of another recession, President Obama’s tax attack on the folks who are most likely to succeed, invest, start new businesses,…
    Mitch Kokai, September 20, 2011
  • Post

    What’s ‘fair’ for the wealthy (really high earners) to pay in taxes?

    After President Obama’s latest effort this week to stir up some good, old-fashioned class warfare, Philip Klein of the Washington Examiner decided to revisit an earlier piece in which he sought to determine the “fair” level of taxation for the nation’s highest earners. In…
    Mitch Kokai, September 20, 2011
  • Post

    Obama has only about four days to see the light

    Excellent post from AEI’s Steve Hayward on Obama’s Jobs bill Stimulus II. Future historians are likely to look back on this week as the period Obama passed the point of no return for his presidency, and they may identify last Friday, September 16, as the single most important day…
    Michael Sanera, September 19, 2011
  • Post

    Must see ad by Ford

    I missed this ad because I mute all commercials but it’s a must see ad. Way to go Ford. It is not exactly a “buy American” ad, but a don’t buy GM or Chrysler because of the bailouts. ??…
    Michael Sanera, September 19, 2011
  • Post

    Obama wants millionaires to pay same taxes as middle class: Why not?

    You’ve probably seen the latest campaign in the class war from the Obama Re-Election Campaign White House: Reduce the deficit by forcing millionaires to pay the same percentage of their income in taxes as middle class Americans do. Obama plans to call this exercise the “Buffett Rule,” noting that…
    Rick Henderson, September 18, 2011