Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan make a lot of appealing promises about their tax plan. They claim they can cut everyone’s taxes, keep the middle class tax breaks and increase defense spending without cutting our Medicare or Social Security benefits or exploding the dreaded deficit they continuously claim is going to destroy America as we … Continue Reading →
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It’s an established fact that a lot of Mitt Romney’s vast wealth is parked in offshore tax havens.
Paul Ryan can’t be bothered to divulge the details of how he can cut everybody’s taxes, yet not severely cut social programs, including Medicare, to make the numbers work without exploding the deficit.
Team Romney keeps shaking that Etch-A-Sketch. Mr. Romney’s positions change so fast you get dizzy trying to keep up with the latest shift.
Included in Mitt Romney’s 47% non-taxpayers, those “moochers” he doesn’t care about, are many thousands of millionaires and near millionaires:
Newly uncovered documents that Mitt Romney filed with the SEC show he is either lying to the voters or he lied to the SEC. Romney claims he can’t be held responsible for Bain’s pioneering work in the outsourcing/offshoring of American jobs in the name of bigger profits because he had left the corporation in 1999. … Continue Reading →
Building a bit on Dale’s post, contrary to Republican fearmongering, SCOTUS didn’t say the mandate is a tax. It said the mandate is constitutional under Congressional power of taxation. This is big difference in legalese. In any event, the mandate is not a mandatory tax. You have a choice to get health insurance or pay … Continue Reading →
Foreshadowing future legislative gridlock, tea party caucus leader Rand Paul declared any compromise is off the table. But you have to give him credit, he has proposed his own budget that would immediately cut spending enough to avoid raising taxes, and indeed proposes cutting them further. And to his greater credit, he’s honest about where … Continue Reading →
It’s official. Senate Republicans joined their House GOPers to vote for Paul Ryan’s Roadmap to Middleclass Ruin, or as they call it — the Ryan budget. Let’s review how that plan works: Among it’s most contentious features, the plan would phase out the existing Medicare program and replace it with a subsidized private insurance system … Continue Reading →
The Associated Press fact checks the GOP’s apparent candidate and finds Mitt Romney is lying in his campaign speeches. Romney often repeats the Republican trope alleging President Obama has increased our debt more than all the previous presidents combined. Not true, in fact, “the debt has gone up by about half under Obama. Under Ronald … Continue Reading →