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Media correcting the lies

It is satisfying to know that persistence in correcting false information pays off.  One of the on-going lies about Obamacare is that it imposes a tax on small businesses.  This lie has been told over and over by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) that has taken millions of…

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s . . . a Tax Penalty!

One of the big political stories yesterday was Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney correcting his top advisor, Eric Fehrnstrom, thus giving us the accurate description of how the individual mandate to purchase health insurance will be enforced.  Yesterday Mr. Romney called it a tax and on Monday of this week Mr.…

An email on healthcare reform for the Supreme Court and public

If the GOP conservatives were distraught over the last few days because Mitt Romney selected Michael Leavitt (a supporter of parts of Obamacare) to head his transition team should he win in November, then they will be in full buyer’s remorse after reading today’s story in the Wall Street Journal.…

Look who pays less in taxes than Buffett and Romney

The Hill’s Congress Blog By Scott Klinger, tax policy director, Business for Shared Prosperity 03/01/12 03:12 PM ET Corporations pay a lower effective tax rate than Warren Buffett and Mitt Romney, but you wouldn’t know it from all the complaints that our corporate tax rate puts our country at a…