Taxes

G.O.P.'s 'Anti-Tax Hardliners' in Way of Obama's Debt-Reducing Tax Hikes

After passionate defending Obama during the campaign against GOP charges that he would raise taxes, Times reporters are now almost begging him to do so in the name of debt-reduction.

Cramer Declares Tax Avoidance within Code a 'Patriotic Duty'

'Mad Money' host debunks liberal misnomer that paying more taxes is 'patriotic' on a legal basis.

Washington Post Uses CBO to Criticize Obama Tax Cuts, Rather than Spending

Lori Montgomery frames story against 'tax-cutting agenda,' blames cuts for projected $9.7 trillion addition to deficit.

Facepalm: CNBC's Liesman Declares the Time is Right for Higher Taxes on Dividends, Corporations

Despite fragile economy and world's second highest corporate tax rate, network's 'senior economics reporter' advocates raising taxes to pay down government deficits.

Olbermann Says Tea Parties Are Racist for Lack of 'Black Faces'

Without making it clear that he has actually attended a tea party protest, 'Countdown' host declares 'Tea Klux Klan' bigoted.

Larry Summers: Almost All Economists Believe More Taxes Fuels Job Growth

Fox Business Contributors criticize White House's grasp of economics.

Scarborough Shows Low Taxes = Low Unemployment in New Hampshire

MSNBC 'Morning Joe' host draws a parallel between tax rates and unemployment by comparing state to Rhode Island.

Bartiromo Predicts Bush Tax Cuts Extended, Worries U.S. Not on the 'Ascent'

CNBC 'Closing Bell' host says Congress will continue with Bush's tax cuts; Larry Kudlow bothered by U.S. dollar carry trade.

Edmunds Says Program Cost Taxpayers $24,000 per Clunker

CNNMoney.com reports cost of government program that media praised as 'too successful.'

Main Economics Writer Says High Taxes Are Necessary for Modern Society

High taxes are a societal imperative, says the Times' economics conscience, David Leonhardt: "And taxes are supposed to rise as a country grows richer."
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