Bush tax cuts

Opinion: Manchin’s Betrayal Typifies Long-Standing Conservative Misinformation Campaign Against American Worker

The ongoing public negotiation among Manchin, Biden, and progressive Democrats has made clear that Manchin has been trafficking the same…

1 year ago

Opinion: Representation Without Taxation: How Traditional and Current GOP Policies Undermine America and Democracy

Traditional Republican policies do not put country over party but rather turn back the clock on the American Revolution.

2 years ago

Don’t Be Fooled Because Kansas Republicans Admit Trickle Down Is a Scam

Kansas' Republican legislators are all but admitting their precious trickle down experiment was not only a failure, it is a…

8 years ago

Mocking Democrats’ Deficit Concerns, GOP Passes Permanently Unfunded Tax Cuts

Some people may errantly conclude that Republicans, as typical conservatives, are so set in their ways they are naturally unwilling…

8 years ago

Paul Ryan Proposes Massive Tax Cut For the Rich That Adds $100 Billion To Deficit

In his first proposed tax reform legislation as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, deficit hawk Paul Ryan's…

8 years ago

Obama’s Tax Plan Forces Republicans To Choose Main Street Or Wall Street

President Obama's proposal to give middle class and working class Americans a tax break has the GOP on the defensive.

8 years ago

GOP’s First Step To Inflict Kansas Economic Woes On America

There is nothing as evil, mean-spirited, and pathetic as a mature adult who sees firsthand that something is inherently dangerous…

8 years ago

Republicans Are Unhinged and Terrified of Good Economic Reports

Despite their Herculean efforts to bankrupt America though, another report this week revealed the economy is on the mend despite…

8 years ago

Natural Born Job Killers: Why Republicans Are Afraid to Reveal Their Job Creation Ideas

It is difficult to believe that any American might think, even for a nano-second, that Republicans serve anyone other than…

8 years ago

Obama Is on Pace For The Best Job Creation Year Since Bill Clinton Was President

Under President Obama, the United States is on pace to have its best job creation year since Bill Clinton was…

9 years ago

The Debt Ceiling Pays Off Money That Republicans Already Spent

Federal law requires Congress to authorize the government to borrow any money that is needed to pay for the programs…

10 years ago

Obama has learned that dealing with Republicans is an exercise in futility

President Obama has learned that dealing with Republicans is an exercise in futility regardless the issues facing the nation.

10 years ago

Republicans Aren’t Misguided and Misinformed;They’re Ideological Saboteurs

It is simplistic to think Republicans are misguided and misinformed about the damage their policies will cause. As ideological saboteurs,…

10 years ago

Republicans Are Going Off the Rails and Heading Towards Irrelevance

The American people are demand that the wealthy lose their lower tax rates. Instead of accepting this reality, Republicans are…

10 years ago

Grover Norquist Makes a Fool Out of Himself By Demanding Reagan Era Tax Rates

Grover Norquist made a fool out himself by demanding a return to the Reagan era tax rates, which were higher…

10 years ago

The Republican Obsession With Obstructing Obama is Endangering the Country

The GOP's insane obsession with obstructing the President is a danger to economic recovery and 98% of the population.

10 years ago

You Lost Republicans, so Stop Pretending Like Obamacare is On the Table

The latest joke from Republicans was offered up by Eric Cantor who called for Obama to put Obamacare on the…

10 years ago

Obama Tells House GOP America Will Blame Them if Middle Class Taxes Go Up

The President pointedly laid out only two scenarios: Taxes go up for everyone or Congress lets the Bush tax cuts…

10 years ago

Obama Uses His Press Conference to Set a Tax Cut Trap for House Republicans

President Obama used his press conference in order to set a trap for House Republicans that will leave them in…

10 years ago

Republicans Need to Read It and Weep: The Grand Bargain They Turned Down Last Year

Republicans should review the Grand Bargain they turned their noses up at in the summer of 2011, because chances are,…

10 years ago

Republicans Melt Down and Slip into Total Denial on Taxing the Rich

There are different types of denial, and after President Obama won re-election last week, Republicans expressed minimization and simple denial…

10 years ago

Scott Brown Shifts Right and Gets Crushed By Elizabeth Warren in Third Debate

Scott Brown tried to morph into Mitt Romney with an endless stream of lies, but Elizabeth Warren was ready and…

10 years ago

As Fiscal Cliff Approaches Republicans Try to Kill 2 Million Jobs

With fiscal cliff in sight, Republicans will not accept anything less than austerity measures that guarantee to kill 2 million…

10 years ago

Obama Eviscerates Republicans with Their Own Job Creator Argument

President Obama has once again outmaneuvered his Republican opposition by using their own job creator talking point against them.

11 years ago

Republicans Face a Doomsday Defeat on the Bush Tax Cuts

The GOP is picking a fight they cannot win and if they hold 98% of income earners' tax cuts hostage…

11 years ago

Obama Explains Exactly Why He Will Veto Bush Tax Cuts For the Wealthy

President Obama has turned up the heat on congressional Republicans and Mitt Romney by explaining exactly why he will veto…

11 years ago

Watch Live: President Obama Calls for Killing the Bush Tax Cuts for Millionaires

Watch live as President Obama calls for an extension of the Bush tax cuts only for those making $250,000 or…

11 years ago

Republicans Spin a New Web of Lies About the Bush Tax Cuts

Republicans are deceiving voters with gross distortions of the truth and in the case of the Bush tax cuts for…

11 years ago

Obama Drops the Hammer and Vows to Kill the Bush Tax Cuts for the Rich

President Obama sent the message today through Robert Gibbs on CNN that there will be no extensions, and he plans…

11 years ago

GOP Tax Deadbeats Duck Their Civic Duty While Offending America’s Sense of Fairness

Every American benefits from taxpayer dollars and although they complain about paying taxes, it is Republicans who rail against paying…

11 years ago

George W Bush Doesn’t Miss Us Any More Than We Miss Him

George W. Bush announced today, "I don't miss the presidency." He seems as confused as he was when he was…

11 years ago

Rush Limbaugh Claims Extending the Bush Tax Cuts Does Nothing for the Rich

On his radio show today, Rush Limbaugh actually argued that the rich did not benefit from the compromise to extend…

12 years ago

While the Unemployed Suffer: The Immorality of The Bush Tax Cuts

It is morally and economically reprehensible that Republicans consider giving tax breaks to rich people who return 30 cents on…

12 years ago

Democrats Should Stand Tall Against Republican Tax Cut Extortionists

No matter how one assesses the current Republican obstructionist tactics in the legislature, it is nothing less than extortion, and…

12 years ago

Republicans Plan to Pay For Tax Cuts With Unemployment Benefits

Republicans belie their belief in fiscal responsibility when they insist on giving unfunded tax cuts to the wealthy. Enter the…

12 years ago

America Agrees With Obama No More Tax Cuts for the Rich

One of the issues that Republicans have been running on is extending the Bush tax cuts for the top 2%…

12 years ago

Unspinning the Spin: The Bush Tax Cuts the Federal Deficit and You

Turning Karl Marx upside down, Republicans argue that when the money is taken from the poor and Middle Class it…

12 years ago

Reaganites: Reagan Would Never Support Extending the Bush Tax Cuts

Earth to the Republican Party: David Stockman, the architect of Reaganomics, declared on NPR that “Reagan would never support extending…

13 years ago

Sarah Palin Spreads More Lies About Obama and the Bush Tax Cuts

Sarah Palin has taken to her Facebook page to continue to spread intentionally false information about the Democrats and the…

13 years ago

Rush Limbaugh Claims that George W. Bush is Still Stimulating the Economy

On his radio show today, Rush Limbaugh claimed that it is the Obama stimulus not the Bush tax cuts that…

13 years ago