Liberals on Tax Day: ‘Make the Wealthy Pay’
(CNSNews.com) – On tax deadline day, liberal activists are pitting the haves against the have-nots.
Almost Half of U.S. Households Will Pay No Federal Income Tax
(AP) – The tax code has a total of $1.1 trillion in credits, deductions and exemptions, an average of about $8,000 per taxpayer.
Gallup: Today’s Dems Twice as Likely as Depression-Era Americans to Favor Redistributing Wealth
(CNSNews.com) – 71 percent of Democrats believe the government should use heavy taxes on the rich to redistribute wealth.
S&P Takes A ‘Negative’ View of U.S. Debt
(AP) – U.S. deficit grew to 11 percent of gross domestic income in 2009.
Bachmann on the Way Forward for Republicans: ‘Deep Cuts’(CNSNews.com) – Congresswoman blasts President Obama’s “runaway deficit spending.”
2011 Budget Deal: ‘Think of It This Way,’ Boehner Says
(CNSNews.com) – The 2011 compromise spending deal may be worth much less than many people believe, Congressional Budget Office says.
Rubio: Spending Deal Full of ‘Typical Washington, D.C. Gimmicks’
(CNSNews.com) – “We’re running out of time” to solve the debt problem — and that’s why this Republican senator “couldn’t” vote for the budget deal.
Pelosi to GOP: ‘Hands Off Our Medicare’
(CNSNews.com) – The Democratic leader is engaging in Medi-scare.
Spending bill bans salaries for White House ‘czars’; Obama will ignore it
Language would ban salaries for several top White House advisory posts
Another “open mic” gaffe?
Of Qatar’s emir, Obama said: “He is a big booster, big promoter of democracy all throughout the Middle East. Reform, reform, reform — you’re seeing it on Al Jazeera.” He continued: “Now, he himself is not reforming significantly. There’s no big move towards democracy in Qatar.” The president noted that Qataris enjoy a very large per-capita income, which will “dampen a lot of conflict.” (Editor’s note: Qatar has been deemed a nation helping terrorists by the US State Dept.)
Coburn: Lawmakers must risk election losses
“What the country needs to hear from the leaders in Washington is that we understand how big this problem is and that we’re wiling to lose elections to do what’s best for the country and that’s what’s not happening now,” Coburn said on “Fox News Sunday.”
Read attacks on middle class disgused as “rich not taxed enough”, cuts to all middle class tax deduction programs: Obama out campaigning for his debt reduction plan
Prepping for budget battle on Capitol Hill