Post Tagged with: "deficit reduction commission"

November 16, 2010 09:00

End Deficit-Reduction Commissions

Deficit commissions make it politically possible to spend money first and get somebody else to recommend raising taxes later. They are a virtual guarantee of never-ending increases in both spending and taxes. ~ Thomas Sowell

May 3, 2010 03:56

69% Oppose Higher Taxes To Lower Deficit

Only 18% of Americans are willing to pay higher taxes to lower the federal budget deficit, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey.

February 25, 2010 07:21

SEIU Boss Open to Serving on Obama Deficit Reduction Commission, Supports More Deficit Spending -now that makes sense

When the White House released its visitor logs last October, Stern was found to be the most frequent guest, stopping by 22 times—more than advisor John Podesta or former Majority Leader Tom Daschle—to visit Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, budget chief Pete Orszag, and seven times, President Obama.
Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) has requested that the U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, Channing D. Phillips, investigate Stern for the visits.