Taxes

Tax 'Cuts,' Tax Hikes, Media Back Obama Either Way

Cable and network news applaud Obama's stimulus bill for 'tax breaks,' but barely explain president's proposed tax hikes in the 2010 budget.

Defining 'Fair Share,' Green Candidate Calls for Higher Taxes on Rich

Green Party member asserts millionaires should put up with paying half their income in taxes.

CNN Segment Blames 'Stingy Voters' for Rejecting Tax Hike for Mass Transit

Voters, not inefficient and costly government-run transit system, are causing hardship stories in St. Louis.

CNBC Hosts Question Alleged Tax Cheat Rangel's Authority on AIG Retroactive Taxes

'Squawk on the Street' co-host: 'When you talk about violating the public trust, you've had some tax issues of your own.'

MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Pleads 'Guilty' to Barney Frank for Media Scrutiny of Obama Appointees

Network's chief foreign affairs correspondent says culture of 'gotcha' is 'completely out of control.'

'Early Show' Expert Blasts Obama Economic Proposals

Peter Morici advises Obama to use markets as a 'sounding ground.'

The Liberal Obsession with Income Inequality

Economics columnist David Leonhardt sees Obama's budget plan and U.S. history itself through the distorted liberal prism of income inequality, missing issues of individual freedom and the many ...

"The Upside of Paying More Taxes"

Staff writer and columnist David Leonhardt on the civilizing joys of higher tax rates: "Think of it this way: A tax increase isn't so much a barrier to a society becoming richer as it is a result ...

CBS Anti-Tax Haven Segment Omits Reason for Their Purpose: High U.S. Taxes

An 'Evening News' in-depth look at tax shelters ignores that punitive U.S. taxes forces these operations offshore to conduct business in those locations.

Even in Disgrace, Tom Daschle Still Has a Fan in Sheryl Gay Stolberg

Stolberg co-authored an article on Daschle's withdrawal from Cabinet consideration over tax woes: "Others said Mr. Daschle's situation marks a loss for Washington and the end of a time when a ...
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