Norquist Praises Ryan, Says Budget 'A Good Deal' For ConservativesThe president of Americans for Tax Reform, Norquist said that although some more spending cuts could have been added to the Tuesday deal, Democrats looking for increases in spending were successfully rebuffed in the budget plan.
Internet Sales Tax Embraced By No-Tax Republicans, Norquist Urges ActionThe Senate could vote as early as Thursday on a bill to empower states to require online retailers to collect state and local sales taxes for purchases made over the Internet. Under the bill, the sales taxes would be sent to the states where a shopper lives.
Opinion: Enjoy The Last Day Of The Fiscal CliffIf Congress manages to pass a feeble, last minute, deal on taxes it will be a deal that is long overdue. All of this could have been avoided.
Sen. Paul Reminds GOP To Reject Any New Tax RevenueAs several GOP leaders agreed to close loopholes and deductions to increase tax revenue, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul reminded them that they are breaking their oath against raising any taxes.
Norquist: Obama Placing 'Left-Wing Fantasies' Above American FamiliesFounder and president of Americans for Tax Reform, Grover Norquist, dismissed discussion of GOP defections from his “no new taxes” pledge, and President Obama’s tax theories, as pure fantasy.
Opinion: Grover Puts Himself Before Party And CountryGrover is the ultimate in single interest constituencies in Washington. He is not accountable to anybody. He does not disclose who funds him, who pays him to do what he does or how much he is paid to blackmail GOP Members of Congress to sign his pledge not to raise taxes.