In a Perfect Republican World, You’ll Have No Free Speech – Your Mic Turned Off!

A United States Senator,  along with all the members of his party and the millions of Americans they represent, got his most basic freedom of speech taken away yesterday in a hearing of the House Oversight Committee ,  chaired by Republican Darrell Issa. Issa, trying to give Fox News some material for their brainless base and an apparent effort to prop up his Mister Macho credentials, called the hearing to once again question an IRS official on the non-story, Republican manufactured scandal...

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For Republicans – It’s Only A Tax If You’re Talking About ObamaCare – Video

Appearing on MSNBC was a spokesperson for the RNC and an obvious supporter of Mitt Romney. Asked about the struggles the Romney campaign has in explaining whether or not the mandate is a tax or penalty, the spokesperson explained that they agreed with the Supreme court's position that the mandate is a tax. But when asked if the same mandate found in RomneyCare - the Health care law that Mitt Romney signed into law as governor of Massachusetts - is a tax on the people of that state, the spokesperson...

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Mitt Romney’s Sloppy Message On The Mandate – Is It A Tax or A Penalty?

They can't even get their message straight, but Mitt Romney and his Republican backers wants to run the free world. The message in question here is where does Mitt Romney stand on the individual mandate - something he attached to his RomneyCare Health Care law in Massachusetts and found in President Obama's Affordable Healthcare Act also known as ObamaCare. The Supreme Court recently called the mandate a tax on those who refuse to obtain healthcare. We are still waiting for a definite position on...

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Michael Steele Confirms Only Small Percentage Of Americans Will Pay Penalty

Michael Steele, the former head of the Republican National Committee is not buying into the Republican talking points. Ever since the Supreme Court came out supporting the President's healthcare reform law, Republicans have been on a rampage telling everyone who would listen that this law - also called ObamaCare - will be the biggest tax on middle class America. And not to be outdone, Rush Limbaugh, the unofficial official mouthpiece of the Republican party is telling his faithful radio following...

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President Obama Once Again Ask Rich America to Pay Their Fair Share

And yet another call to our elected leaders to do what's right for the huge majority of Americans and not just the richest among us. President Obama once again called on Congress to pass the Buffett rule, a law that would make our tax system more fairer requiring the richest 2% of Americans - those making over $1 million in yearly income - to pay a more appropriate percentage of their income in taxes. The President; Over the last decade, we’ve spent hundreds of billions of dollars on what was supposed...

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Mitt Romney Admits His Tax Rate Is Probably 15 Percent

Ever wonder why Mitt Romney is so hesitant to do the right thing and release his tax returns? Well maybe the reason has something to do with his tax rate - a rate the Republican frontrunner admits is "probably" less than 15%. Meanwhile, middle class America pays a rate of 38%. GOP presidential front-runner Mitt Romney on Tuesday said he probably pays a tax rate of about 15 percent. Romney, who has come under pressure from Republicans and Democrats alike to release his tax forms, said most...

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Mitt Romney’s Plan Will Raise Your Taxes

Unless you're earning over $1 million a year that is, then you will see your taxes cut by as much as $146,000 a year. But for the middle class Americans struggling to make ends meet, prepare to pay more in taxes if Mitt Romney becomes your president. The non-partisan Tax Policy Center analyzed Mitt Romney's tax proposals and, according to the Wall Street Journal, "concluded that Mr. Romney's plan would reduce taxes significantly for high-income earners (by 6.9% or $146,000 for households making...

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