Taxes

Last week, amid frigid temperatures, hundreds of thousands of Americans marched up our nation’s Capital in support of the unborn and the value of life.Now it's our turn.Our turn to stand for life by supporting H.R. 7, the No...
Grover Norquist, President of Americans for Tax Reform*, endorsed Texas Senator Glenn Hegar in his bid to become the next Comptroller of Public Accounts for Texas. In a statement released by the Hegar campaign today,...
As the Texas Republican Primary now kicks into full gear in the sprint to the March 4th Primary Election, Texas Attorney General Candidate, Barry Smitherman (currently Chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission), sat down...
The U.S. income tax code is infamous for its complexity (think special interest lobbyists), and its “progressive” nature—named not for the fact that it increases with increasing income but rather, because it was the...
Construction industry leaders, associations, labor unions and others testified before lawmakers in Austin last week that the state needs to aggressively go after companies that misclassify their employees to avoid paying...
The lost decade continues along with the permanent Obama recession. (The latter name was coined by Morton Blackwell of The Leadership Institute and it shows the perilous position of our economy and the slow growth that...
Say what you want, Obama may be an economic illiterate but his team can be masterful when it comes to politics. And he managed to get the Republicans to raise marginal tax rates on the “rich” and screw the middle class. At...
Here in Washington, Congress rang in the New Year, but it was certainly not a happy one. After months of debate, the House voted last night on the “American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.” I voted "no" because this so-called “...
In Doha, Qatar late Saturday delegates attending the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change took concrete steps toward a new global treaty to address global warming that will transform the economic structure...
The United Nations is meeting in Qatar to negotiate a “complete transformation of the economic structure of the world,” explained Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate...
Recently, I’ve been getting questions about expiring tax laws and what that means for local businesses. One deduction in particular helps businesses invest in new equipment and increase jobs and economic growth. The...
The following resolutions for the 2014 March primary election will be up for your consideration. I heartily encourage you to use these to help accomplish two goals:Get Out The Vote (GOTV) in the primary....
We have to spread the word! The Texas Tuition Set Aside Law is an Obama-style share the wealth TAX on students simply because they are going to college. We have to call our State Senators and State Representatives. We have...
Harris County taxpayers should consider a trip to the beautiful Texas “pink granite” capitol Tuesday to testify at the House education committee in favor of Rep. Debbie Riddle’s HB945 that would save Harris County taxpayers...
A year ago, I wrote a story about Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 plan and of course one leftist troll simply stated that Cain was nuts and didn’t bother with explaining why. Cain’s own philosophy was then, and still is, to find a path...
For the politically minded, the 2012 holiday season was defined by frenzy as Washington, D.C. prepared to go over “the fiscal cliff.” With the self-induced crisis solved in the thirteenth hour, all working Americans will see...
U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-Dallas), a Member of House Republican Leadership, today released the following statement regarding House approval of the American Taxpayer Relief Act:I am pleased to join my colleagues from...
Republican Congressman Ted Poe has stepped into the gauntlet! I have known Ted Poe since his days as a criminal court judge in Harris County. I love to call him “Judge.” Please read Ted Poe's article in Politco "To...
Left to right: Lord Christopher Monckton of the UK, Craig Rucker of CFACT and Cathie Adams of Eagle ForumCathie Adams, the International Issues Chairman for Eagle Forum, participated in a press conference organized...
Here in Washington and across the nation, all eyes are fixed on the “fiscal cliff” talks between Congress and the President. Everyone wants to know if they should expect a tax hike in just a few weeks. At year end, the so-...

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