The Presidential debates are over but that doesn’t mean what was said is now old news. In fact, something Mitt Romney said in the first debate on October 3rd is back in the news. In my blog after that debate I said this Romney statement that should be getting more attention: ROMNEY: “The second topic, […]
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 dollars from GOP-related organizations in
“Big business is doing fine in many places – they get the loans they need, they can deal with all the regulation. They know how to find ways to get through the tax code, save money by putting various things in the places where there are low tax havens around the world for their businesses.”
New York Times August 22, 2012 By Jackie Calmes Mitt Romney’s promise to restore $716 billion that he says President Obama “robbed” from Medicare has some health care experts puzzled, and not just because his running mate, Representative Paul D. Ryan, included the same savings in his House budgets. The 2010 health care lawcut Medicare
With Congressman Paul Ryan on the ticket with Mitt Romney, it is clear that a Romney-Ryan administration would choose eliminating the federal deficit over creating jobs as their economic plan. So what does this mean for small businesses if $6 trillion was cut from federal spending over the next 10 years as proposed by Mr.
Yesterday President Obama reiterated his position that he supports extending the Bush-era tax cuts for the lower 98% of all taxpayers for another year. Of course, that also means that he supports allowing those same tax cuts for the top 2% of tax payers to revert back to the Clinton-era levels (you remember the 90’s
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. Fehrnstrom called it a penalty.
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. Calling for the full repeal
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 competitive disadvantage. Last year, U.S.
Iowa’s vote Tuesday clearly showed one thing—Mitt Romney isn’t the darling of the conservative GOP base. Part of Romney’s problem is that while he keeps claiming he is as conservative as all his Republican opponents, he doesn’t seem to understand the definition of “conservative”. Last month in an MSNBC interview, Romney defended the individual health