Can we say “crony capitolism”?
Matt Welch appeared on Varney & Co. to discuss Apple’s legal methods to lower it’s tax rate to 9.8%. Welch supports lowering the tax rates and simplifying the tax code to avoid corporate lobbying.
In this week’s address, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan discusses the House Republican Budget, The Path to Prosperity. It is a responsible budget that tackles our fiscal crisis and protects future generations from a crushing burden of debt. This weekend (April 29) marks exactly 3 years since the Democrat-controlled Senate last passed a budget. That’s inexcusable. We must stop Washington’s reckless spending to save our country from fiscal collapse.
He did not mention what all cyberterrorism bills they passed. However we know that CISPA was passed last week, and that’s an area of concern for patriots.
The Buffett Rule, a proposed tax hike on hardworking Americans, would only further complicate our tax structure and do nothing to reduce our rising deficits. In fact, if enacted, it would only reduce our annual deficit of $1.2 trillion by less than half of 1%. It’s time for real solutions–not pointless tax hikes. House Republicans are committed to cutting spending and instilling meaningful, pro-growth tax reform.
A NC resident asked the question:
“”Save the Cape has asked legislators to take a pledge to protect taxpayers from any more funding for the $6.1 billion megaport, planned for Southport. There is no economic case to be made for this massive, colossal, mind boggling boondoggle and I for one would sure like to know where each and every candidate stands on this. So far, only 8 legislators in the General Assembly have taken the pledge to show fiscal responsibility to the taxpayers of NC.”