Post Tagged with: "Senator Tom Harkin"

November 4, 2011 04:00

Bill Gates Urges Obama to Embrace Global Tax

[T]he Gates Foundation, proposes a financial transaction tax (FTT) as well as taxes on tobacco, aviation and bunker fuel, and carbon (energy), by G20 countries and other members of the European Union.

December 10, 2010 15:42

Post Subsidiary Cashes in on Veterans

One of the most interesting battles in Washington, taking place mostly behind-the-scenes, involves The Washington Post, a long-time liberal paper backing Democratic Party policies, and a leading liberal Democratic senator.

December 9, 2010 05:48

Frankenstein fuel may be part of tax deal

At a cost of nearly $7 billion a year Grassly, Thune and Harkin want ethanol subsidies tied to the tax deal.

March 4, 2010 06:10

The Problem Is Government Unions

An important milestone was reached last year when, for the first time, the majority of union members (51.4 percent) were federal or state government employees. The political power of government workers unions is a major reason why government spending is now out of control.