Sources: The Detroit News, The Detroit News
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.