Posts tagged "An Inconvenient Tax"
Lindsey Graham goes rogue on revenue. Grins.
Talking Points Memo: Is Grover Norquist’s Steel Grip On The GOP Finally Slipping?
Does anyone else get the feeling Norquist’s concern is less for a certain ideology on tax and more for his own livelihood? What would he do if he didn’t have this torch? Either way, it’s going to be an issue this election.
An Inconvenient Tax explores the history of the income tax and brings to light the causes of its many complexities. Noam Chomsky, Steve Forbes, Joseph Thorndike, Mike Huckabee, Charles Rossotti, Dave M. Walker, Neal Boortz, Michael Graetz, Daniel Shaviro, Leonard Burman, and others discuss not only the problems America faces in the tax code, but also give valuable insights on how to move forward. Trailer!
Grover Norquist is the most tenacious anti-tax warrior in the conservative movement. No lobbyist whips Republican elected officials into line as effectively. Privately, both Republicans and Democrats admit that his Taxpayer Protection Pledge is the single biggest obstacle to effective governing in…