Taxes (page 225)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Karen McMahan reports for Carolina Journal Online about a 2010 webinar designed to teach local government officials how to deliver bad news to voters and taxpayers. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains that the Left conveniently omits some facts while pushing the United States toward European-style social…
    Mitch Kokai, September 27, 2011
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    Does Cynthia Matson have the power to levy federal taxes?

    Cynthia Matson is a candidate for the District 5 seat on the Wake County Board of Education.  Matt Goodall of Mordecai confronts Ms. Matson is a letter published by the News & Observer. At the District 5 school board candidate forum, Cynthia Matson declared that schools in less…
    Terry Stoops, September 23, 2011
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    National Review editor pours water on the liberal fire for the ‘underlying social contract’

    Rich Lowry sees through the silliness of Massachusetts Senate candidate and Harvard professor Elizabeth Warren’s remarks about soak-the-rich tax policies representing part of an “underlying social contract.” Her remarks and the celebration of them capture the Left’s romance with collective action over individual initiative.
    Mitch Kokai, September 23, 2011
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    Krauthammer examines the president’s return to form

    Charles Krauthammer‘s latest column explains why President Obama’s soak-the-rich tax policy represents his true beliefs, not the faux moderation and pragmatism he used to sway independent and undecided voters in 2008. In a 2008 debate, Charlie Gibson asked Barack Obama about his support for…
    Mitch Kokai, September 23, 2011
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Karen Welsh reports for Carolina Journal Online about the impact of Hurricane Irene on North Carolina’s insurance Beach Plan. John Hood’s Daily Journal examines the price of convenience tied to North Carolina’s first modern-day toll road.
    Mitch Kokai, September 22, 2011
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    Do the math

    President Obama says he’d rather rely on math than class warfare in pushing his tax proposals. Washington Examiner online opinion editor David Freddoso is willing to take him at his word: Obama tried to blunt anticipated criticism of his remarks with a parenthetical: “This is not…
    Mitch Kokai, September 21, 2011
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    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
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    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