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  • It's the Spending, Stupid!

    12/18/2012 11:55:22 PM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | December 19, 2012 | John Stossel
    Listening to progressive media pundits, I'd think the most evil man in the universe is Grover Norquist, head of Americans for Tax Reform. His crime? He heads a movement that asks political candidates to pledge not to raise taxes. I think Grover accomplished a lot. But I wish he'd convinced politicians to pledge not to increase spending. President Obama says raising taxes to cut the deficit is a "balanced" approach. Balanced ... But what's "balanced" about raising taxes after vast increases in spending? Trillions for war, Medicare, "stimulus" and solar panels. Tax receipts rose -- after tax-rate cuts -- from...
  • Rand Paul: I Won't Break the No-Tax-Increase Pledge I Made to the People

    11/27/2012 8:24:19 PM PST · by VitacoreVision · 20 replies
    CNS News ^ | November 27, 2012 | Susan Jones
    Thank you Rand Paul! ( - While some Republicans have indicated they may break their no-tax-hike pledge, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is not among them: "I made a pledge to the people of Kentucky that I'm not raising taxes. I took a pledge. I signed a statement, an oath that I wouldn't raise taxes, and I'm going to adhere to it," Sen. Paul told Fox New's Greta Van Susteren Monday night. In fact, if Paul had his way, he says he'd lower taxes: "I think you should balance budgets, not spend more than comes in, and I think you should...
  • Anti-tax advocate brings message to Kentucky

    01/06/2005 4:44:52 PM PST · by pikecountyrepublican · 310+ views
    Louisville Courier-Journal ^ | 1/6/2005 | By MARK R. CHELLGREN
    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- A national advocate against taxes brought his message to Kentucky Thursday with a twist - casino gambling is not covered by the anti-tax pledge. Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform said his organization has signed pledges from 34 Kentucky House members and 17 senators against raising taxes. Gov. Ernie Fletcher, too, has signed the pledge. Norquist said Fletcher's pledge is intact as long as any tax proposal he makes does not raise any more money than it cuts. "So long as it's revenue neutral, it is perfectly consistent with the governor's pledge," Norquist said.