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  • Anti-tax group praises Va. House speaker

    An anti-tax group Americans for Tax Reform is applauding House Speaker William J. Howell for his opposition to Medicaid expansion, praise that comes a year after the group advocated for new leadership in the House of Delegates.

  • Illustration by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

    LAMBRO: Cuomo's tax-cut smoke screen in N.Y.

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is airing TV ads around the country offering tax-free status for 10 years to new business startups entering his state.

  • **FILE** Rep. Alan Grayson, Florida Democrat (Associated Press)

    Democrats circulate petition to Obama: No new cuts

    Move over Grover Norquist, whose Americans for Tax Reform sends out a "no new taxes" petition to new members of Congress. Democrats in Congress are riffing on his idea and circulating a pledge for congressional members — only with a left-wing slant.

  • For conservatives, tax increase is in eye of beholder

    President Obama and House Speaker John A. Boehner are squabbling over the "fiscal cliff," but an even bigger fight is going on within conservative circles over Mr. Boehner’s latest offer to extend tax cuts for all but millionaires, who would see their taxes increase.

  • Republicans urged to call Democrats’ bluff

    Grover Norquist says Republicans will emerge victorious from the "fiscal cliff" fight if they put television cameras in the negotiating room and smoke out Democrats over their reluctance to cut entitlement programs — the biggest drivers of federal spending and the national debt.

  • Sen. Marco Rubio

    Rubio bill eliminates federal tax on Olympic medals

    Sen. Marco Rubio introduced a bill Wednesday to eliminate the federal government's tax on Olympic medals, saying the levy amounted to yet another way the government tries to punish those who succeed.

  • Associated Press

    NUGENT: Grover Norquist — Beltway’s Clint Eastwood

    The Dirty Harry of tax and government reform is Grover Norquist.

  • Norquist

    Workers' tax burden ends almost a month early

    The day when Americans stop working to finance the government is coming a month earlier this year, but anti-tax activist Grover Norquist warns President Obama doesn't deserve any credit.

  • **FILE** Austan Goolsbee (Associated Press)

    ATR: Tax by another name

    The following exchange took place between Rep. Pat Tiberi, Ohio Republican, and Austan Goolsbee, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, during a Jan. 26 House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the new health care law. (Americans for Tax Reform fact-checked Mr. Goolsbee's responses.)

  • Hill pressured to kill 'death tax'

    Anti-tax and family advocacy groups are pressuring lawmakers not to breathe new life into the "death tax" — a levy on personal fortunes that was taken off the books this year, but is scheduled to return at a higher rate in 2011.

  • Mr. Obama's budget projections face such potential obstacles as interest rates on deficit borrowing and rising discretionary spending. (Associated Press)

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    Whether by design or incompetence, the Cloward-Piven Strategy lives. Named after two leftist professors at Columbia University, the scheme calls for overwhelming government obligations to the point of collapse, therefore providing an excuse for a radical government takeover of the whole economy. Three news stories yesterday show the Cloward-Piven day of reckoning is creeping perilously closer.

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