Bush Tax Cuts

President Barack ‘Argumentum Ad Populum’ Obama

According to recent polls, most Americans support tax cuts, and according to Obama, they support his recent compromise with Republicans to extend all of President Bush’s tax cuts for the middle class and millionaires alike. I don’t know if all of that is true. I can’t tell from the polls if Americans just like the

How Senators Voted for the 2003 Bush Tax Cuts

The 108th Congress voted to approve President George W. Bush’s 2003 tax cut legislation. It passed the Senate with a 50 to 50 vote and Vice President Dick Cheney provided the tiebreaker vote. Democrat Yeas Miller (GA) Nelson (NE) Republican Nays Chafee (RI) McCain (AZ) Snowe (ME) You can see the entire roll call for

How Senators Voted for Bush’s 2001 Tax Cuts

The 107th US Senate voted in 2001 for the first of President George W. Bush’s tax cut. Democrat Yeas Baucus (MT) Breaux (LA) Carnahan (MO) Cleland (GA) Feinstein (CA) Johnson (SD) Kohl (WI) Landrieu(LA) Lincoln (AR) Miller (GA) Nelson (NE) Torricelli (NJ) Akaka (HI) Present, Giving Live Pair Bingaman (NM) Present, Giving Live Pair Kerry

Senator Bernie Sanders Filibustering Tax Cuts

At approximately 10:30 a.m. this morning, Senator Bernie Sanders began his filibustering of extending Bush tax cuts on millionaires and billionaires. “I think we can do better, and I am here today to take a strong stand against this bill, and I intend to tell my colleagues and the nation exactly why I am in

Obama Lost His Temper Today

President Obama got mad today. He’s mad at his critics on the left who are angry over the extension of Bush tax cuts for millionaires and billionaires. During a press conference today he shouted about how this is a diverse country and that not everyone agrees with him. I like to compare George W. Bush

Deconstructing The Bush Tax Cut Debate

The debate over extending the Bush tax cuts is being misrepresented. Republicans claim that extending the tax cuts on the wealthy will have a stimulative impact on the economy, but the fact remains that this isn’t apparently true.

The Bush Tax Cuts: Should They Stay or Should They Go?

The lame duck session of Congress reconvened today. The big issue confronting this congress is whether to extend the Bush tax cuts or to let them expire. This post was originally posted on RedLightJournalist.com.

Sarah Palin Proves Once Again How Dumb She Really Is

I know Sarah Palin’s supporters don’t give a rip about facts, details or being right, but Palin sure is wrong a lot. The former half-term governor of Alaska has put her proverbial foot in her mouth again. PolitiFact.com fact-checked her recent statement that “Democrats are poised now to cause this largest tax increase in US