Pelosi Calls Claim She Would Raise Taxes as Majority Leader ‘Accurate’

[embedded content] by Jeff Poor8 May 20180 8 May, 20188 May, 2018 In an interview during a Politico Playbook Live event on Tuesday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) told Politico’s Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman that it would be “accurate” to say that she would seek to raise taxes if her party under her leadership were … More Pelosi Calls Claim She Would Raise Taxes as Majority Leader ‘Accurate’

Brooks on Tax Bill: Seems Like ‘What the Trump People Told Us Would Happen Is Happening’

[embedded content] by Ian Hanchett5 May 20180 5 May, 20185 May, 2018 On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks said that the GOP tax bill is working better than he thought it would and the evidence “seems to be that what the Trump people told us would happen is happening, that companies are reinvesting … More Brooks on Tax Bill: Seems Like ‘What the Trump People Told Us Would Happen Is Happening’

Planned Parenthood Official: Trump Administration ‘Trying to Pressure Women into Marriage’

Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration Wednesday over new requirements for groups seeking to receive Title X family planning grants. The Trump administration is “trying to push people toward abstinence or pressure women into marriage — instead of helping them get quality health care,” said Dr. Gillian Dean, senior director of medical … More Planned Parenthood Official: Trump Administration ‘Trying to Pressure Women into Marriage’

Left-Wing Activists Force Job Creators Network to Cancel ‘Tax Cuts Work’ Rally

Job Creators Network, one of the nation’s largest pro-jobs grassroots organizations, announced on Sunday that its scheduled rally near Chicago, Illinois, was postponed after “opposition” activists ambushed the event. “We are a small business advocacy group that simply wants to discuss the impact that the Tax Cuts and Job Act is having on both the … More Left-Wing Activists Force Job Creators Network to Cancel ‘Tax Cuts Work’ Rally

Watchdog: U.S. Spending Billions on ‘Dysfunctional Projects,’ ‘Ghost Workers’ in Afghanistan

The World Bank is allowing Kabul to use the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF), financed by American taxpayer money estimated in the billions, to pay for “dysfunctional” projects and possibly even “ghost workers,” a U.S. watchdog agency announced Wednesday. In an audit published Wednesday, the U.S. Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) identifies the United … More Watchdog: U.S. Spending Billions on ‘Dysfunctional Projects,’ ‘Ghost Workers’ in Afghanistan

Franklin Graham Urges Parents: ‘Let Your Voice Be Heard’ on Sex Ed

Evangelist Franklin Graham gave his support Monday to parents in cities across the United States and abroad who are pulling their children out of public schools to protest what they view as pornographic sex ed provided by taxpayer-funded groups such as Planned Parenthood. “Parents be aware,” Graham warned in a post on Facebook. “Your children … More Franklin Graham Urges Parents: ‘Let Your Voice Be Heard’ on Sex Ed

Marijuana Cultivation Damaging California Water Supply

The Associated Press by Chriss W. Street21 Apr 2018Newport Beach, CA0 21 Apr, 201821 Apr, 2018 The California water supply is suffering serious degradation from the 99 percent of unlicensed marijuana cultivators that remain unlicensed to avoid taxes and environmental regulation. California’s voter-approved Proposition 64 legalization of recreational marijuana initiative stated the law’s “purpose and intent” … More Marijuana Cultivation Damaging California Water Supply

Planned Parenthood Boasts Wins in Courts but Loses with American People

Planned Parenthood received several wins from the judiciary this week, including one in Indiana where a judge ruled the state’s law banning abortions for unborn children with disabilities is unconstitutional and another in Ohio where an injunction against a law redirecting taxpayer funds away from abortion vendors was upheld. In Indiana, 7th Circuit Court of Appeals … More Planned Parenthood Boasts Wins in Courts but Loses with American People

Kobach: States, Too, Should Cut Their Income Taxes

On Tax Day 2018, millions of Americans filed their tax returns, looking forward to a much better Tax Day in 2019 due to the Trump Tax Cut. They are already enjoying the smaller federal tax withholdings from their paychecks. But Tax Day isn’t just about paying federal income taxes. It’s also about paying state income … More Kobach: States, Too, Should Cut Their Income Taxes

Tax Day! Donald Trump Celebrates Death of Old System

President Donald Trump celebrated the end of the old system of filing taxes on Tax Day and touted the benefits of reform. “So many people are seeing the benefits of the Tax Cut Bill,” Trump wrote on Twitter on Tuesday. “Everyone is talking, really nice to see! Employment is up, Taxes are DOWN. Enjoy!” On … More Tax Day! Donald Trump Celebrates Death of Old System