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Is Support for the Norquist Pledge Bad for Your Health?

Steven Strauss | Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics
Steven Strauss

Residents of the 10 American states with highest support for the Norquist Pledge have shorter life expectancies than those in the 10 states with least support for the Pledge. So it seems appropriate to ask -- is the Norquist small government philosophy bad for your health?

The Arts Face Their Own Fiscal Cliff

Michael Kaiser | Posted 02.09.2013 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

It is not uncommon to read about huge deficits and cancelled seasons. Not surprisingly, orchestras are suffering the most. This has left many suggesting that we need new models for running arts organizations and others looking for draconian cuts.

GOP Rep Attempts To Wriggle Free Of Norquist Pledge

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics

Rep. Chris Gibson (R-N.Y.) made an interesting attempt to free himself from the anti-taxation bonds of Grover Norquist's pledge this week, announcing ...

Norquist Losing Grip On Tax Views Among GOP

The World-Herald | Joseph Morton | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

The no-higher-taxes-ever pledge long promoted by activist Grover Norquist has proven popular among Nebraska and Iowa Republicans....

Peter King: My Wife Would Knock Off Grover Norquist's Head

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) said Wednesday that he didn't feel bound to Grover Norquist's anti-tax increase pledge -- and he suggested that Norquist's he...

Norquist Meets With GOP To Discuss 'Extremely Helpful' Pledge

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- All but 13 of the 289 Republicans in the House and Senate have signed a pledge vowing to oppose tax increases. On Thursday, the author o...

Grover Hits Back Against Negative Report

Reuters | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 29 (Reuters) - U.S. anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist, scourge of any and all tax increases, said on Tuesday that news report questi...

Why Lindsay Lohan Landed On Grover's 'Naughty' List

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

Grover Norquist targeted actress Lindsay Lohan for "costing all taxpayers so much money" on Americans For Tax Reform's annual "Naughty and Nice List."...

Sam Stein

Grover Norquist Addresses Wealthy Progressives For A Know-Thine-Enemy Briefing

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The idea that some of the country’s most wealthy progressives would actively court an audience with anti-tax zealot Grover Norquist do...

'There's Not Going To Be A Tax Increase'

The Hill | Bernie Becker | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

Grover Norquist isn't worried about a GOP supercomittee proposal on taxes because he thinks Democrats want the panel to fail to reach a deal. ...

'I Did Not Promise Him To Oppose Tax Increases Until Death Do Us Part'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

A growing number of House lawmakers want out of an Americans For Tax Reform President Grover Norquist's pledge in which they vowed to never raise taxe...