Skip to comments.Pro-Growth Tax Policy Low Tax Rates [Recovery Starts: McCain Lead Filibuster on Tax Increases]
Posted on 11/06/2008 2:47:54 AM PST by Son House
Keep Tax Rates Low: Entrepreneurs are at the heart of American innovation, growth and prosperity. Entrepreneurs create the ultimate job security - a new, better opportunity if your current job goes away. Entrepreneurs should not be taxed into submission. John McCain will keep the top tax rate at 35 percent, maintain the 15 percent rates on dividends and capital gains, and phase-out the Alternative Minimum Tax. Small businesses are the heart of job growth; raising taxes on them hurts every worker.
Cut The Corporate Tax Rate From 35 To 25 Percent: A lower corporate tax rate is essential to keeping good jobs in the United States. America was once a low-tax business environment, but as our trade partners lowered their rates, America failed to keep pace. We now have the second highest corporate tax rate in the world, making America a less attractive place for companies to do business. American workers deserve the chance to make fine products here and sell them around the globe.
Allow First-Year Deduction, Or "Expensing", Of Equipment And Technology Investments: American workers need the finest technologies to compete. Expensing of equipment and technology will provide an immediate boost to capital expenditures and reward investments in cutting-edge technologies.
Establish Permanent Tax Credit Equal To 10 Percent Of Wages Spent On R&D: This reform will simplify the tax code, reward activity in the United States, and make us more competitive with other countries. A permanent credit will provide an incentive to innovate and remove uncertainty. At a time when our companies need to be more competitive, we need to provide a permanent incentive to innovate, and remove the uncertainty now hanging over businesses as they make R&D investment decisions. Innovation Tax Policy Ban Internet Taxes: John McCain believes we must make a farsighted, robust, and fervent commitment to innovation and new technologies to sustain our global competitiveness, meet our national security challenges, achieve less costly and more effective health care, reduce dangerous dependence on foreign sources of oil, and raise the quality of education in the United States. John McCain has been a leader in keeping the Internet free of taxes. As President, he will seek a permanent ban on taxes that threaten this engine of economic growth and prosperity.
Ban New Cell Phone Taxes: John McCain understands that the same people that would tax e-mail will tax every text message - and even 911 calls. John McCain will prohibit new cellular telephone taxes.
Come out and tell the American people you are going to lead a filibuster, and I’d bet the stock market increases, this filibuster is the only option Republicans have to save the economy, that’s what you ran on, now put it to practice.
Maybe McCain has learned something about what bipartisanship achieves.
McCain could also lead a filibuster against any pork leaden bills
Exactly, he still has a chance for redemption, any tax increase will shrink the economy
How long before he sits down with BØ and hashes out a comprehensive amnesty bill?
McCain had BETTER be a pain in the 4$$ for obama. Same goes for us.
Hey, whatever it takes, as long as Mac drops that annoying “My Friends” bullshit.
What McCain is trying to do in this day-after-the-Election opinion piece is to demonstrate that he’s somehow still relevant.
He won’t do it. McCain won’t filibuster a thing. I’ll be shocked if he’s ever on the minority side of a vote.
However.... My fear is that once John gets back to the Senate that he will get back into his old Senator ways of “reaching across the aisle”, “working in a bipartisan way” to accomplish “things” and “get things done”... “gang of 14” stuff...etc...
The problem we have now is that we are about to begin living in Obamaland, not the America that we have all enjoyed for so long.
The only hope for America is that the very slim margin that Republicans have in protecting us from the Marxist agenda that we have been promised by Comrade Obama and his Democrat goons, is the full and unfettered use of the filibuster.
That's all we have. It requires balls to stand up to these RATs... Unfortunately, I have not seen Senate Republicans, including and especially John McCain, stand up against these socialists to date, and fear that they will be no different in the future with an even slimmer margin of power than they had before the election.
It will be our responsibility as citizens to bury these people with calls, emails, snail mail, etc., to keep our voice heard and demand the use of filibusters at every turn to protect America from what could be the end of liberty as we know it.
Yep, John McCain, a recovery could start today if you can lead a filibuster in the Senate on any new tax increases.
ZZZZZZZZZZZ Thank you for playing, but you are wrong.
The Bush tax cuts are set to expire in 2010, so the rates will go up with no new legislation - filibusters don’t work if there is nothing to filibuster.
Welcome to the Clinton income tax rates.
Yes, 3rd quarter next year is the time to consider to get out, on an upswing before the final year when everybody gets out, todays market needs positive support now