Posts in category "Taxes"
-By Warner Todd Huston On WLS AM 89 radio in Chicago political reporter Bill Cameron featured an interview with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel that shows just why math is soooooo darn hard for politicians. The interview was about Rahm trying to get hundreds of millions of our tax dollars to be set aside and wasted–er,... Read more »
Illinois Policy Institute Calls on President Obama to Reject Taxpayer Funding for Presidential Library
CHICAGO (April 17, 2014) – Illinois Policy Institute CEO John Tillman released the following statement today in response to the Illinois legislature advancing a proposal to commit $100 million in taxpayer funds to a presidential library in Chicago honoring President Barack Obama: “It is outrageous that the most prolific fundraiser in the history of mankind... Read more »
-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois Democrats want to put a measure on the next ballot to get Illinoisans to agree to change the state constitution to allow a progressive income tax to be instituted. But Democrats are lying to the faces of every citizen when they say that this would only raise taxes on “the... Read more »
-By Warner Todd Huston Two of our representatives in Washington issued comments on the low, low number of enrollees in Obamacare this week. Republican Representatives Peter Roskam and Adam Kinzinger issued statements as soon as the dismal official numbers were released by the White House. The first is from 6th District Republican Peter Roskam. “The... Read more »
The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) is pretty much run by communists and racebaiters. This month we get yet another example of that with a CTU organizer claiming that the city “belongs” to African Americans and not white people. This sort of hate is typical of the CTU. As seen in the video above, CTU President... Read more »
-By Warner Todd Huston Two of our Republican Congressmen have voted in favor of defunding Obamacare and in delaying it for a year in order to try and fix the hundreds of problems and failures in which Obama’s healthcare law is mired. Sixth District Republican Peter Roskam says that the American people are in “clear... Read more »
I have signed this letter. Will you talk about it to everyone you know?… Those Who Created this Law Should Experience it Firsthand (WASHINGTON, DC) — Independent Women’s Voice today released a coalition letter signed by 45 national, state and local leaders to Senator David Vitter (R-La.) supporting S. 1497, the “No Exemption for Washington... Read more »
-By Warner Todd Huston Today the House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution budget that would pay for everything the federal government does except for one thing: Obamacare. So, Republicans lived up to their pledge to pass a budget that didn’t allot a penny to Obama’s government takeover of our healthcare system even as it... Read more »
The Heritage Foundation’s Chris Jacobs visited New York City to ask people about Obamacare: Do you think it’s hazardous to your health? DEFUND OBAMACARE NOW! Video courtesy of The Heritage Foundation.
Gun manufacturing and sales is big business in the United States–as it turns out, one of the biggest. In terms of gun ownership, the U.S. is the runaway global leader. There are nearly nine firearms for every 10 American citizens; this proportion is 40% higher than that of Yemen, which ranks second in the world... Read more »