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Republican Tax Plan

Republican-Led States Hatch Plan To Boost Taxes On The Poor

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2013 | Business

* Single-party rule in 37 states paves way for big changes * Some states weigh higher sales tax, eliminating income tax ...

Why Can't Republicans Get Behind Capitalist Self-Interest?

N. E. Marsden | Posted 01.27.2013 | Politics
N. E. Marsden

I'm sick of all the palaver about Obama's so-called gifts to poor and middle-class voters. Republicans are free marketeers. Romney was virtually breastfed on Adam Smith. These people are supposed to understand capitalism. Didn't they ever hear of the invisible hand?

In Not-So-Shocking News, Republicans Want To Give The Rich A Tax Break

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.20.2012 | Business

We don't want to turn your hair white with shock first thing in the morning, but it appears Republican lawmakers are pushing a tax plan that could mak...

How the Media Enable the Republican Tax Agenda

Michael S. Lofgren | Posted 03.19.2012 | Media
Michael S. Lofgren

The media doesn't seem to understand the basics about budgets -- and the inescapable relationship between aggregate revenues, aggregate spending, and total deficits. Either that, or reporters just choose to play dumb.

Mommy, Where Do Jobs Come From?

Catherine Crier | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics
Catherine Crier

Each Republican candidate says they will push through lower taxes and cut regulations -- a sure way to unleash the currently oppressed private economy. If this oft-repeated theory of domestic growth is correct, then why were the Bush years, with a Republican Congress cutting taxes and regulations, such an abysmal time for job creation? Countless nonpartisan economists and rational policy-makers have explained the historic path to growth: investment in infrastructure, improved education, legal immigration for the best and brightest and a balanced approach to spending cuts and revenue growth. Whether you're a liberal or conservative, you should demand honest information from candidates and politicians.

Republicans Reveal Tax Plan

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Millions of taxpayers who take advantage of deductions for mortgage interest, charitable donations and state and local taxes would ...

Report Pokes Holes In Republican Tax Plan

AP | By ALAN FRAM | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It will be hard for Republicans to attain their goal of lowering the top corporate tax rate to 25 percent if they want to pay for it sol...

Tyler Kingkade

CHART: Poverty Is Up, But The Poor Are Paying The Most Taxes

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Newly released U.S. Census data reveal that poverty levels have skyrocketed, but in most states, the tax systems disproportionally burde...