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Does this chart explain why Dems want to massively tax Wall Street?

January 19, 2015, 12:17 PM
January 12, 2015 12:59 pm | AEIdeas View related content: Pethokoukis Huffington Post The $1.2 trillion middle-class tax cut plan from Rep. Chris Van Hollen…

The bipartisan case for ending the corporate income tax

January 19, 2015, 12:17 PM
December 30, 2014 2:31 pm | AEIdeas More options: Share, Mark as favorite View related content: Pethokoukis Image Credit: shutterstock.com There are number of…

Obama wants to double your capital gains taxes

January 19, 2015, 12:17 PM
Savings is overrated when the government is here to help President Obama will lay out an official policy of picking winners and losers in this Tuesday’s State…

Surprise: Obama to back tax hikes in State of the Union - Hot Air

January 19, 2015, 12:05 PM
In an appearance on Meet the Press on Sunday, White House Press Sec. Josh Earnest summed up President Barack Obama’s theme for his coming State of the Union…

Obama's State of the Union in Five Words: #I'llGiveYouFreeStuff, by Veronique de Rugy, National Review

January 19, 2015, 11:58 AM
President Obama’s State of the Union address next Tuesday will be a little different this year from years past, because he isn’t expected to announce any new…

Want to believe a minimum wage hike helps workers? Don't read this

January 16, 2015, 10:16 AM
January 14, 2015 10:12 am | AEIdeas More options: Share, Mark as favorite View related content: Pethokoukis Shutterstock.com Democrats and much of the media…

Are You Ready For A Hike In The Gas Tax? Some Leading GOP Senators Are Open To Talking About It.

January 08, 2015, 10:24 AM
The federal government is getting ready to get its piece of your new found windfall by hiking the federal gas tax.

Blog: Why do liberals hate highways?

January 07, 2015, 12:27 PM
The website Vox.com portrays itself as the “howstuffworks” of the political world. It takes a political question, and then, step by step, uses facts to answer…

Under Obama: Federal Debt Up $84,266 Per Full-Time Private-Sector Worker

January 06, 2015, 3:24 PM
House Speaker John Boehner gives a thumb’s up at President Obama’s State of the Union Address. (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) - The federal government drove…

Norquist: Brace for 'gusher of new taxes' under Internet rules

January 06, 2015, 3:22 PM
By Mario Trujillo - 01/06/15 11:38 AM EST The influential anti-tax activist Grover Norquist warned Tuesday that a decision by regulators to reclassify broadband…

France dumps its socialist supertax - Hot Air

January 05, 2015, 9:52 AM
More than two years ago, François Hollande diagnosed that the French economy needed a lot more sacrifice from the wealthy in the form of punitive income tax

What Your Tax Dollars Bought the Government in 2014

December 29, 2014, 2:35 PM
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Obamanomics and trap of economic nostalgia

December 23, 2014, 4:43 PM
December 23, 2014 2:58 pm | AEIdeas View related content: Pethokoukis U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about immigration reform during a visit to Del Sol High…

The CBO and Republicans’ Right to Govern « Commentary Magazine

December 23, 2014, 4:34 PM
When ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber recently found himself in hot water over his videotaped comments admitting to misleading Americans in order to pass the…

The Federal Spending Juggernaut

December 16, 2014, 2:04 PM
Latest Study The Illusion of Chaos: Why Ungoverned Spaces Aren’t Ungoverned, and Why That Matters Jennifer Keister Featured Book Bruce Yandle and Adam Smith In…

What happened to work in America?

December 16, 2014, 2:04 PM
December 12, 2014 12:11 pm | AEIdeas More options: Share, Mark as favorite View related content: Pethokoukis The share of American men 25 to 54 years old who…

Internet, Email Taxes Could Become Reality if Lawmakers Fail to Act | Commentary

December 10, 2014, 11:43 AM
If certain members of Congress and President Barack Obama have their way, 2014 may very well be remembered as the year we started taxing the Internet. The good…

Republicans Should Read Friedrich Hayek Again

November 20, 2014, 11:02 PM
As of Tuesday, the Republican Party seemed poised to make significant gains in the Senate and the House, and might well end up with control of both. If so, how…

Mike Lee’s Plan for a Congress That Works for Main Street

November 20, 2014, 11:01 PM
As Republican euphoria over the November 4 election begins to subside and more practical considerations emerge, a looming question is whether the various…

Mayor Targets 90-Year-Old Veteran For Feeding Homeless Sans Government

November 20, 2014, 11:01 PM
As if it weren’t sacrificial enough to have served our country in World War II, 90 year-old Arnold Abbott, or Chef Arnold, as he’s called, and his organization…