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  • ShowPrep Vanity- What do we call it? ObamaTax, or ObamaCare Tax?

    07/01/2012 1:15:57 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 66 replies
    Vanity | July 1 2012 | NLZ
    Whats shall we lable the new mandate? ObamaTax? ObamaCare Tax?
  • After health ruling, will US be ready for the law?

    06/29/2012 4:44:55 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 11 replies
    Reuters ^ | June 29, 2012 | By David Morgan
    (Reuters) - Now that the Supreme Court has removed the main legal challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul, policy experts question whether enough U.S. states will be ready to implement the law when it takes full effect in 2014. HHS says that 34 states have received $850 million in grants to help plan and build the exchanges. Accepting the funds alone does not signal significant progress, however. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, which tracks healthcare issues, 17 states have made no significant progress towards establishing an exchange or rejected the idea. Most of them voted for Republican candidates...
  • Top Obama aide to Congressional Democrats: ‘Go on offense' on taxes

    06/29/2012 3:45:14 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 29, 2012 | by Oliver Knox
    A top advisor to President Barack Obama urged Congressional Democrats on Friday to "go on offense" against Republicans on the issue of taxes and argued that the Supreme Court ruling upholding the incumbent's signature health care law should be the "clear and final" word on the issue. In a memo made public by the White House, David Plouffe accused Republicans of "trying to misrepresent" Obama's record on taxes. "We welcome this debate on middle class taxes, and we urge you to seize this opportunity to go on offense to illustrate how the President and Democrats in Congress are standing up...
  • Obamatax (video)

    06/29/2012 11:12:34 AM PDT · by Nachum · 1 replies
    Youtube ^ | 6/28/12 | MisterSmith Media
    A collage of Obama saying.. not a tax
  • Awake.

    06/29/2012 9:11:12 AM PDT · by Signalman · 19 replies
    RedState ^ | 6/29/2012 | Erick Erickson
    In the past twenty-four hours I have gotten a lot of heat from friends over my take on what John Roberts did. What’s done is done and I really could not get all worked up about it because Obamacare in the Courts has been such a distraction. Yet again the GOP expected a court to save them from something they did not like. The GOP has largely turned its nose up at the tea party, which is its salvation. The tea party movement provided the GOP with the energy, man power, and money to take back the House in 2010...
  • ObamaTax Repeal Is Filibuster Proof!

    06/29/2012 7:48:48 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 49 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 6-29-2012 | MOTUS
    Yesterday was full of stunning decisions: First, of course, the Supreme Court delivered their decision on Obamacare() and the Commerce Clause () – more on that later... ...It’s probably because I was so distracted by all the blowback from the Supreme Court decision and wasn’t paying close enough attention. Fortunately, Clarice – American Thinker author, D.C. attorney and resident MOL - was all over the case. Here’s her final analysis; it’s an OUTSTANDING review of why yesterday’s Supreme Court Decision isn’t as bad as you might think. DO NOT and I mean NOT miss Clarice’s Pieces today on American Thinker...
  • Obamacare UPHELD as ObamaTAX - Obama LIED to AMERICA about NO Healthcare TAX

    06/28/2012 8:43:28 AM PDT · by davidbellow · 17 replies
    Texas Conservative Republican News ^ | 6/28/2012 | David Bellow
    The Supreme Court has allowed Obamacare's individual mandate as a TAX President Obama LIED to America when he told us that Obamacare was not a tax in any way. He then turned around and argued to the United States Supreme Court that the individual mandate and penalty for not getting healthcare was a tax and therefore constitutional. ObamaTAX via Obamacare ...... this might be JUST the right Slap in the face that America Needs to wake up and VOTE OUT OBAMA    WAKE UP AMERICA! We are not only DROWNING in Debt, but not we have seen Obama impose...
  • Obama should put his money where his mouth is

    07/17/2011 9:06:46 AM PDT · by Typical_Whitey · 22 replies
    Columbus Dispatch ^ | 4/18/11 | Linda Chavez
    President Barack Obama offered few concrete suggestions for spending cuts this week in his much-anticipated speech on reducing the federal debt, but he had lots to say about raising taxes. "As a country that values fairness, wealthier individuals have traditionally borne a greater share of this burden than the middle class or those less fortunate. Everybody pays, but the wealthier have borne a little more," the president said. So he wants to raise the top marginal tax rate to 39.6 percent and eliminate itemized deductions for the top 2 percent of earners. What the president didn't say is that he...
  • Ron Paul: Fed can't co-exist with freedom

    07/31/2010 4:28:56 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 55 replies · 1+ views
    Youtube ^ | RidleyReport
    Dr. Ron Paul explains why income tax and the FED are contradictory to individualist freedom. Most freepers disagree w/ Dr. Paul on foreign policy and I do too but this video is worth listening to.
  • White House predicts record $1.47 trillion deficit

    07/23/2010 12:10:35 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 92 replies · 1+ views
    Associated Press ^ | July 23, 2010 | ANDREW TAYLOR
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House says the government is now borrowing 41 cents of every dollar it spends. New estimates predict the unemployment rate will average 9 percent next year and the budget deficit will be $1.42 trillion - even bigger than previously expected.
  • Obama's Failing Presidency

    07/22/2010 12:07:38 AM PDT · by neverdem · 49 replies · 1+ views
    American Thinker ^ | July 22, 2010 | J.R. Dunn
    Steven Thomma and Charles Krauthammer may disagree on everything else, but they do agree that Obama is a historical titan whose influence will echo across the rest of the century and beyond. Krauthammer looks upon this with foreboding, while Thomma, editorial writer for the McClatchy group ("TRUTH to POWER!") can't understand why we aren't all dropping to our knees weeping in gratitude.   While Obama's reputation may no longer be that of a demigod, it hasn't fallen very far among much of the country's political elite. In uptown Manhattan and within the Beltway, Obama is viewed as a mastermind, a political...
  • Obama increases taxes on gold sell/purchases

    Amendment Slipped Into Health Care Legislation Would Track, Tax Coin and Bullion Transactions Those already outraged by the president's health care legislation now have a new bone of contention -- a scarcely noticed tack-on provision to the law that puts gold coin buyers and sellers under closer government scrutiny. California authorities investigating Goldline's sales practices. More Photos The issue is rising to the fore just as gold coin dealers are attracting attention over sales tactics. Section 9006 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will amend the Internal Revenue Code to expand the scope of Form 1099. Currently, 1099...
  • Kneale: The Real Numbers on Wall Street Pay

    01/16/2010 5:39:08 PM PST · by CutePuppy · 8 replies · 488+ views
    CNBC ^ | January 15, 2010 | Dennis Kneale
    Can we all just get along? President Obama says he's fed up with "obscene bonuses" on Wall Street. The Congress is in an uproar. And new numbers from the front page of The Wall Street Journal today are stoking this mob mentality to feverish proportions. Yet the actual metrics in the Journal story raise a key question: What’s all the screaming about? Wall Street’s total compensation simply isn’t out of control. And the pay critics, in their pious, get-tough crackdown, are only ensuring a new round of outrage when some of these banks recover. First, some key numbers (rounded up)...
  • Obama tells banks: `We want our money back'

    01/14/2010 6:20:08 PM PST · by Lorianne · 19 replies · 755+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Jan 14, 2010
    President Barack Obama told banks Thursday they should pay a new tax to recoup the cost of bailing out foundering firms at the height of the financial crisis. "We want our money back," he said. In a brief appearance with advisers at the White House, Obama branded the latest round of bank bonuses as "obscene." But he said his goal was to prevent such excesses in the future, not to punish banks for past behavior. The proposed 0.15 percent tax on the liabilities of large financial institutions would apply only to those companies with assets of more than $50 billion...
  • Tech lobby ramps up battle against Obama tax proposal

    06/09/2009 11:33:41 PM PDT · by CutePuppy · 24 replies · 752+ views
    The Hill ^ | June 08, 2009 | Kevin Bogardus
    The high-tech industry is planning to amplify its opposition to a tax proposal by the White House. On June 5, about a half-dozen tech trade associations discussed strategy for stopping a tax hike on multinational corporations, which would come if the Obama administration succeeds in changing a law that allows companies to defer taxes on overseas revenue of their subsidiaries. ..... That has led to a lobbying blitz out of Silicon Valley. This week, at least three tech trade associations are flying in executives from their member companies for meetings with lawmakers and White House aides. They will lobby against...
  • Obama to Allow Bush Tax Cuts to Expire on Schedule

    02/21/2009 4:27:02 PM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 288 replies · 14,055+ views
    Al Reuters ^ | February 21, 2009 | Staff Writer
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will allow tax breaks given to wealthier Americans under his predecessor, George W. Bush, to expire as scheduled rather than eliminate them sooner, an administration official said on Saturday. Obama, who promised during his White House campaign to roll back tax cuts on people earning more than $250,000, also plans to boost tax collections from about 16 percent of the economy this year to 19 percent in 2013, the official said, confirming a Washington Post report on Obama's budget proposals for the 2010 fiscal year.
  • Obama to Raise Taxes Today (Harry Reid: "A Happy Day for America")

    02/04/2009 8:01:45 AM PST · by kristinn · 345 replies · 11,667+ views
    Wednesday, February 4, 2009 | Kristinn
    Barely two weeks in office, President Barack Hussein Obama will raise taxes this afternoon with his signature on the SCHIP bill scheduled to pass the House of Representatives today.The reauthorization of the State Children's Health Insurance Program includes massive tax increases on cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco products. Similar bills were vetoed twice by President George W. Bush in part because of the tax increases. Democrats in the House and Senate have voted overwhelmingly for the tax increases each time the bill was proposed and were joined by a handful of Republicans.The bill Obama will sign today raises the federal...