Credit Rating Agency Warns Recession Could Trigger Property Tax Hikes

By Brett Rowland (The Center Square) Fitch Ratings said Friday that the outlook for state and local governments was “deteriorating” and an expected recession could put pressure on state and local governments to raise property taxes. “Local governments may face slowed growth or possibly contraction in tax revenues associated with real property valuations, which may

By |2022-12-06T09:59:05-05:00December 5th, 2022|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Meet Hakeem Jeffries, the Democrats' Far-Left Choice to Succeed Pelosi as House Leader

House Democrats on Wednesday elected the heirs apparent to the Nancy Pelosi, Steny Hoyer, James Clyburn era. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) will succeed Pelosi as House Democrat Leader. In addition to Jeffries, Reps. Katherine Clark (D-MA) will be the new Democrat Whip, and Pete Aguilar (D-CA) will become the new Democrat Caucus Chairman. The new

Lost Retirement: Why 401(k)s Are Not OK (and Not Just Because of the Lousy Economy)

By John F. Wasik for RealClearInvestigations Fretting over your 401(k) lately? For all the current turbulence in these retirement plans – from their rocky recent market performance to asset managers’ politicization of their investments through the “environment, social and governance” agenda – the main problem lies in their flawed design decades ago, a range of

By |2022-11-16T10:59:03-05:00November 15th, 2022|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Mark Cuban Says 'Screw You' To Elizabeth Warren, 'Soak the Rich' Progressives

Billionaire Mark Cuban slammed progressive politicians who run on a ‘tax the rich’ platform, particularly singling out a Senator from Massachusetts saying, “Screw you, Elizabeth Warren.” Cuban, the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks and star of the hit show “Shark Tank,” made the comments during an appearance at the 2022 annual Code Conference from Vox

By |2022-09-09T09:58:17-05:00September 8th, 2022|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

After Inflation Reduction Act Passes, CBS Reports It May Not Reduce Inflation

President Joe Biden and the Democrats were busy doing a victory lap for Friday’s passage in the House of the so-called “Inflation Reduction Act.” The bill, mostly a tax hike and hundreds of billions in spending on “green” energy that also includes price controls for some prescription drugs, notably contains no provisions relating to monetary

Could Kyrsten Sinema Single-Handedly Sink The Dem's Massive Tax Hike/Global Warming Bill?

Once again, Americans are relying on so-called “moderate” Democrats to help them fend off even more economic disaster. This time, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) could be the lone holdout and torpedo the massive tax hike and climate change bill recently announced by Democrats. After fellow “moderate” Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) folded like a lawn chair…

Democrats Reach Deal To Raise Taxes By Nearly $750 Billion

If you weren’t hanging onto the contents of your wallet for dear life already, you will be now. On Wednesday, Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) reached a deal on a massive tax hike and climate spending bill. The “deal” comes after Manchin had shot down previous, even larger schemes.…

Manchin To The Rescue Again – Squashes Biden's Climate and Tax Hike Agenda, Left Liberal Professor 'Sobbing'

Editor’s note: Senator Manchin reacts to the initial reports; he denies being a flat “no” on a possible reconciliation bill and wants to wait for further inflation numbers. “I said can we just wait until the inflation figures come out [for] July, until we know if the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates. Then make…

By |2022-07-18T14:13:25-05:00July 15th, 2022|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Democrats Push Tax Hike On Rich 'To Fight Inflation' As Americans Struggle And Midterms Loom

With a likely drubbing heading their way in November, Democrats are desperate to prove that they have accomplished something. In that vein, they apparently think they have a way to curb inflation: Raising taxes! Yes, really. HAH! "Anti-inflation reconciliation bill" is absolutely 100% Team Biden at its best. — ConservativeNotCrazy (@IAMMGraham) July 14, 2022…

By |2022-07-15T14:13:11-05:00July 14th, 2022|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Biden Calls For Federal And State Gas Tax Holidays, A Move Critics Call A 'Gimmick'

By Casey Harper (The Center Square) President Joe Biden called on states and Congress Wednesday to implement a temporary federal gas tax holiday as the national average price per gallon hovers around $5 per gallon. Critics say the administration needs to ease regulations on oil and gas drilling in the U.S. Biden called on lawmakers…

By |2022-06-24T08:08:58-05:00June 23rd, 2022|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments
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