Sources: The Detroit News, The Detroit News
quote: We have to continue to fund new technologies or we are doomed to go backward.
quote: At least I don't call part of my party TEA BAGGERS and not know what it means.
quote: Really, take a look at how many times the filibuster was used to block things that even included things rebublicans agreed with in the past.
quote: Poor people pay less in payroll taxes because they has less pay.
quote: And they have been dropping for 30 years.
quote: The Tax Foundation's annual study that calculate Tax Freedom Days in the United States has been criticized by other think tanks, such as the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) and Citizens for Tax Justice (CTJ), citing repeated "methodological errors" and "reliance on early projections without hard data." CBPP has also criticized other reports by the Tax Foundation, and in turn the Tax Foundation has responded or criticized CBPP reports. The two groups have some areas of agreement, such as opposition to most tax expenditures and sales tax holidays.
quote: In 2008, Paul Krugman wrote in his New York Times blog that the Tax Foundation was "not a reliable source" in response to a report by the Tax Foundation comparing corporate tax rates in the United States to those in other countries. In 2011, Krugman accused the Tax Foundation of "deliberate fraud" in connection with a report it issued concerning the American Jobs Act.
quote: It's pretty Goddamned obvious that the only party even trying to be fiscally responsible is the Republicans lately.
quote: In the past 2 years they've shown so little responsibility they actually got america's credit rating downgraded! that was as much a republican failure as it was a democratic failure.
quote: Not that the general republican proposals make any sense. Taxes for EVERYBODY are the lowest they've been in 80+ years, and they refuse to raise taxes? You call that responsible?
quote: You can spin it all you want, we lost our credit rating because of Democrats. Plain and simple!
quote: It REALLY pisses me off that the media and the Democrats blamed the Republicans for that. First of all, we NEVER lost our credit rating until Obama and the Democrats came along and took power. Let's not forget that.