Right Turn: taxes


Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 04/09/2014

Everything’s coming up roses for Chuck Schumer’s friends

The show must go on -- with taxpayer dollars.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Broadway, Sen. Chuck Schumer, taxes

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 04/02/2014

De-emphasizing tax reform

The issue isn’t what it used to be.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tax reform, taxes

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 02/27/2014

Tax reform: Imperfect but welcomed

Rep. Dave Camp gets qualified praise for his tax reform effort.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tax reform, taxes

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 07/31/2013

Make the president a counteroffer

The president's latest grand bargain makes little policy sense, but he's right about stripping out the no-can-do items.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:01 AM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Jobs, taxes

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Killing the medical device industry

President Obama talks a lot, but his policies are killing a critical industry that creates high-skilled jobs.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:31 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  economy, Obamacare, taxes

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 06/04/2013

The economy has yet to take off

We're in an economic and entrepreneurial slump that requires rethinking our entire array of policy choices.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  business, economy, Immigration reform, taxes

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 05/29/2013

Any closer to tax reform?

Have the prospects for tax reform really improved?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:54 PM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, IRS, taxes

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 05/15/2013

New deficit figures, new opportunities

The new deficit figures can change the debate in Congress.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:03 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, taxes

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 04/11/2013

Not balanced, in fact regressive

President Obama's budget is a massive tax hike with a small spending buump.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:27 AM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, entitlement reform, taxes

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 04/10/2013

GOP budget heads 'disappointed'

Sen. Jeff Sessions and Rep. Paul Ryan dismiss the president's budget

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:23 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, entitlement reform, taxes

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 04/10/2013

GOP reacts to Obama budget

Obama's budget DOA with GOP

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:30 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Debet, entitlement reform, taxes

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 03/29/2013

Forget tax reform -- think about the middle class

The GOP should start focusing on the dilemma of middle-class families caught in the pinch of wage stagnation and expense hikes.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:31 AM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, GOP, taxes, wages

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Democrats: The party of no

Republicans have their troubles but their rivals are out of ideas.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:58 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, entitlement reform, Republican Party, taxes

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 02/21/2013

Why do we let hysterics run our government?

The howls about sequester doom are untethered to reality.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:14 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Sequester, taxes

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 02/19/2013

Sequester posturing

Liberals delude themselves if they think the GOP is going to back away from the sequester.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Defense, Sequester, taxes

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 02/13/2013

Ten pieces of conventional wisdom blown apart

A lot of conventional wisdom collapsed during the State of the Union.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:21 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014, Debt, Second Obama term, State of the Union, taxes

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 02/05/2013

White House sequester antics

Republicans reject the president's invitation to raise taxes in lieu of the sequester.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:33 PM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Fiscal Cliff, Sequester, taxes

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/04/2013

Obama's thirst for taxes

President Obama made clear he wants more revenue so the spendiing cuts can be small.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Fiscal Cliff, President Obama, Speaker of the House, taxes

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 01/24/2013

Six questions for the Senate Democrats' budget

The party's era of irresponsible hiding is over.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:02 PM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Senate Democrats, taxes

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 12/19/2012

Republicans put Obama in a box

John Boehner's proposal gets nods of approval from anti-tax crusaders and puts the White House in a bind.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:54 PM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fiscal Cliff, Grover Norquist, John Boehner, taxes

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 12/17/2012

Boehner's office is mum on 'fiscal cliff' talks

The GOP would be wise to ignore the carping from right-wing activists.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:42 PM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fiscal Cliff, John Boehner, taxes

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 12/10/2012

Five negotiating tips for the GOP

Five tips for avoiding a bargaining blunder.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:02 PM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fiscal Cliff, GOP, taxes

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 12/10/2012

Can anyone offer straight talk about the budget?

Neither party has explained the math on the debt crisis to voters, so of course they want contradictory things.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:41 AM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fiscal Cliff, public opinion, taxes