Tag: Taxes

New Dawn Braying: GOP Promises, Rhetoric Meet Reality

March 4, 2013 — Today’s Fredericksburg Freelance Star has a piece on Dawn Shelley, Republican on the Spotyslvania County School Board, asking the Spotsylvania County Board of Supervisors for more money in the upcoming budget.  Going further, she asked the public to

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Obama: Tea Partiers Should Thank Me for Cutting Taxes

OBAMA: We cut taxes for 95 percent of working Americans just like I promised we would on the campaign. […] So I’ve been a little amused over the last couple days where people have been having these rallies about taxes.

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Federal Income Taxes at Historically Low Levels for Middle-Income Families

According to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, A family of four in the exact middle of the income spectrum will pay only 4.6 percent of its income in federal income taxes this year, according to a new analysis

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Some Tea on the Rocks?

I’ve long thought that the tea partiers were drinking something a bit stronger than tea. Apparently, I was right! At a March 16th Tea Party demonstration on Capital Hill, attendees were asked a wide-ranging number of questions by the Frum

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