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Monday December 22nd 2014

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Obama’s “Lucy Move the Football” Fiscal Cliff Plan Still Not Balanced

Obama’s “Lucy Move the Football” Fiscal Cliff Plan Still Not Balanced

ALISON ACOSTA FRASER, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Volleys of negotiating counter-offers are coming in faster now that Christmas break and the looming fiscal cliff are just around the corner. While there is much unsatisfactory with Speaker of the House John Boehner’s (R–OH) Sunday night proposal, let us not forget that the reason we are watching [...]

Too Eager: Republican Leadership’s $1 Trillion Tax Hike

Too Eager: Republican Leadership’s $1 Trillion Tax Hike

HERITAGE FOUNDATION The latest fiscal cliff proposal by Speaker of the House John Boehner (R–OH) is infuriatingly frustrating to conservatives, again. In exchange for $1 trillion in tax hikes—including the President’s immediate tax rate hike on the wealthy—Boehner asked for just $1 trillion in spending cuts. And, to sweeten the pot [...]

House Republican Proposal Abandons Core Principles

House Republican Proposal Abandons Core Principles

Alison Fraser ALISON ACOSTA FRASER, J.D. FOSTER, PH.D., HERITAGE FOUNDATION The House Republican leadership has offered a substantive counteroffer to President Obama’s frivolous fiscal cliff proposal of last week. At first blush, it appears little more than categorical, pre-emptive capitulation. To be fair, the details of the [...]