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10.20.21

Ordinary Americans Will Be Swept Up In Democrats’ IRS Dragnet, Just As They Designed It

Reeling From Americans' Outrage Over Their Intrusive IRS Dragnet, Democrats Are Scrambling To Revise Their Financial Spying Provision, But 'Whether It's $600 Or $10,000, The Effect Is Going To Be The Same' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "President Biden likes to claim his $3.5 trillion tax and spending spree will only hurt the wealthiest Americans, leaving everyone else unscathed. As his plan comes into sharper focus, though, it's become increasingly clear that Democrats inten… Continue Reading


10.20.21

Democrats’ Third Attempt At A Partisan Election Power Grab Is More Of The Same

LEADER McCONNELL: 'Senator Schumer Wants To Stage Another Political Stunt Around The Umpteenth Iteration Of The Same Partisan Power Grab That The Senate Has Already Considered And Rejected Repeatedly. It Is The Same Rotten Core As Speaker Pelosi's H.R. 1 With Slightly Amended Window Dressing' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Another week, another effort by Washington Democrats to create fake drama over a proposed election takeover that will go nowhere. Senator Schumer wants to … Continue Reading


10.18.21

Economists’ Inflation Fears Realized As American Families Will Be Paying More ‘Well Into Next Year’

With Prices Spiking On 'Everything From Gasoline To Groceries,' Including Housing And Winter Heating, Americans Are Struggling With 'Unavoidable Inflation Taxes' As Democrats Double Down On The Reckless Government Spending That Helped Usher In These Rising Costs SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "There's a famous saying: If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging. Well, my Democratic colleagues' policy decisions have dug our economy into a deep hole… Continue Reading


10.14.21

As Americans Struggle With More Record Price Increases, The White House Dismisses Inflation As A ‘High Class’ Problem

With Americans Feeling The Pain Of Inflation In Their Paychecks, And Costs Soaring For Housing, Food, Gas, Energy, And Clothing, The Biden White House Stubbornly Continues To Diminish Or Brush Off The Problem The White House Chief Of Staff Incredibly Is Dismissing Inflation As A 'High Class' Problem White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain endorsed President Obama's former top economic advisor asserting inflation was among issues that are 'high class problems.' (Ron Klain, @WHCOS, Twitter, 10… Continue Reading


10.13.21

Democrats’ Reckless Taxing And Spending Spree Would Cost American Jobs And Help China Build Back Better

Democrats' Deluge Of Tax Increases Would 'Increase The Incentive' For U.S. Companies To Move Investments And Profits Overseas, Put U.S. Multinational Firms At A Global Disadvantage, And Help China's Tax Competitiveness SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Democrats' reckless taxing and spending spree isn't even fully developed, and it already contains more than 40 different tax increases that would hurt families and help China. Some of the tax hikes take aim at workers and families… Continue Reading


10.08.21

Democrats Are Out Of Excuses On The Debt Limit

LEADER McCONNELL: 'For Two And A Half Months, The Democratic Leaders Did Nothing And Then Complained They Were Short On Time…. Now There Will Be No Question: They'll Have Plenty Of Time' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "All year, the Democratic government has made unprecedented and repeated use of reconciliation to pass radical policies on party-line votes. So, back in July, Republicans informed our colleagues they would need to pursue any long-term increase in the debt … Continue Reading


10.07.21

Dems’ Reckless Tax-And-Spending Spree Will Turbocharge Rising Inflation

As Prices Go Up Across The Economy, Democrats Want To Spend Staggering New Sums Of Money To Expand Government, Which, As Sen. Manchin Says, 'Ignores The Everyday Reality That America's Families Continue Pay An Unavoidable Inflation Tax' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Wasting trillions and trillions of dollars on socialism would be a bad idea any day. But it is a uniquely bad idea at a time when American families are already being hammered by inflation and soaring costs. The g… Continue Reading


10.05.21

Democrats’ Reckless Taxing-And-Spending Spree Would Jeopardize Medicare

A Month After The Latest Medicare Trustees' Report Showed The Medicare Trust Fund Becoming Insolvent In 5 Years And Program Costs Growing Out Of Control, Democrats Are Proposing Adding 'Hundreds Of Billions Of Dollars In New Expenses And Obligations' To Medicare, Something One Democratic Senator Called 'Fiscal Insanity' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Just look at what Democrats want to do to American families' health care and prescription medicines. Last month, a new report f… Continue Reading


10.04.21

Biden And Schumer Voted Against Debt Limit Increases During Unified GOP Government

In The Early 2000s, When Republicans Were In Power, Sens. Joe Biden And Chuck Schumer Had No Qualms About Voting Against Debt Limit Increases, With Biden Describing The Vote As 'A Protest Of The Policies That Have Brought Us To This Point' And Schumer Running Campaign Ads Against The Vote During The Bush Administration, With A Republican President And Republican Majorities In Congress, Joe Biden Voted Against Increasing The Debt Limit, Saying, 'It Is A Statement That I Refuse To Be Associated… Continue Reading


09.30.21

All 50 Senate Democrats Willing To Vote To Confirm An Eco-Terrorist

Despite It Now Being 'Widely Known That [Tracy] Stone-Manning Collaborated With A Group Of Eco-Terrorists' All 50 Senate Democrats Are Willing To Confirm Her To Be Director Of The Bureau Of Land Management, Ignoring Her 'History Of Criminal Behavior And Disregard For The Laws Of Our Country' All 50 Senate Democrats voted to clear the last procedural hurdle for Tracy Stone-Manning's nomination to be Director of the Bureau of Land Management. (PN443, Roll Call Vote #400: Agreed To 50-48; D 48… Continue Reading


09.29.21

Democrats’ Tax Plan Targets The Middle Class

Featuring Tax Hikes That Will Hit Americans Making Less Than $400,000 Per Year And A Bank Transaction Dragnet, Democrats' Tax Plans In Their Reckless Taxing-And-Spending Spree Put The Middle Class In The IRS' Crosshairs SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The American people continue to hear about a steady stream of bad ideas that Washington Democrats are packing into their next reckless taxing and spending spree. There's one clear thread that ties them all together: Pain for Amer… Continue Reading


09.29.21

Democrats’ Tax-And-Spending Spree In Microcosm: An Electric Vehicle Subsidy Benefitting The Wealthy And Big Labor

Democrats Plan To Tax Middle-Class Americans For An Epic Electric Vehicle Spending Spree That Will Benefit Wealthy Car Buyers, Auto Companies, And Big Unions, Goosed By Green New Deal Government Mandates SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "When you add it all up, Democrats want to ram through one of the largest peacetime tax hikes on record, if not the single largest…. But this isn't to say that nobody gets a leg up. Somehow, mysteriously, many of Democrats' favorite groups… Continue Reading


09.27.21

Democrats Can And Will Raise The Debt Ceiling On Their Own

Democrats Had Plenty Of Time To Avoid A Scramble To Raise The Debt Limit, Yet Chose To Leave It Out Of The Budget Resolution They Passed On A Party Line Vote In August And Are Still Refusing To Take The Necessary Steps Because Their 'Leadership Has Said They Don't Want To Do That' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Our colleagues have plenty of time to get this done. It is laughable to hear some Democrats claiming they simply don't have enough time. Last month Democrats introduce… Continue Reading


09.23.21

Democrats Stuff Their Reckless Taxing And Spending Spree With Big Union Giveaways

Big Labor 'Has Helped Craft' Democrats' Gargantuan Spending Bill, Stuffed With Special Interest Giveaways To Unions, Including A New Tax Deduction For Union Dues In Lieu Of Extending A Tax Deduction For Charitable Giving SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "When you add it all up, Democrats want to ram through one of the largest peacetime tax hikes on record, if not the single largest. Let me say that again. Behind closed doors, Washington Democrats are drafting what may very well … Continue Reading


09.22.21

Dems’ Reckless Taxing-And-Spending Spree Will Double Down On Already-Accelerating Inflation

With Prices For Everything From Groceries To Gas, Housing, And Heating Going Up, Democrats' Gargantuan Spending Plans Are Primed To Fuel Inflation Even More, Which Will Further Erode Americans' Wages SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Over the past several months, American families have had to contend with an historic amount of painful inflation. This summer we saw the prices for core personal consumption soar at the fastest pace in nearly 30 years. Last month, the producer price… Continue Reading


09.21.21

Democrats Prepare To Stick Middle Class Americans With A Massive Tax Bill For Their Socialist Spending Spree

'Here Comes The Biden Tax Bill' As House Democrats Advance Over $2 Trillion In Partisan Tax Hikes With 'More Than 40 Separate Tax Increases,' Which Will Hit Americans Making Less Than $400,000 And Small Businesses Of All Kinds While Hammering American Employers With Higher Tax Rates Than Communist China, Yet All Of It Still Won't Pay For Their Full Course Of Socialist Spending Plans SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Details are already emerging about the seismic tax hikes that D… Continue Reading


09.15.21

Why Are Democrats Discarding The Bernie Standard?

In 2017, Now-Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders Said The Function Of The Senate's Reconciliation Process Is 'Not To Enact Major Changes In Social Policy' SEN. BERNIE SANDERS (I-VT), 2017: "The function of reconciliation is to adjust federal spending and revenue, not to enact major changes in social policy." (U.S. Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member, Press Release, 7/27/2017) Yet The Reckless Multitrillion Tax-And-Spending Spree Democrats Are Now Rushing Through Congress I… Continue Reading


09.13.21

Democrats’ Reckless Tax-And-Spending Spree Would Be ‘Cradle-To-Grave’ Socialism

As Democrats Rush Their Reckless Multitrillion Dollar Tax-And-Spending Spree Through Congress, It's Becoming Clear That '[T]he Proposed Legislation Would Be So Transformative' That It Represents 'A Cradle-To-Grave Reweaving Of' Americans' Fundamental Relationship To The Federal Government SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The size and scope of Chairman Sanders' socialist shopping list will make every disagreement we've had in landing the infrastructure compromise look like a rou… Continue Reading


09.10.21

Another Record Inflation Rise Exposes The Biden Administration’s Continued Delusion

As A Plurality Of Americans Point To 'Rising Prices And The Cost Of Living' As Their Top Economic Problem In A New CNN Poll And Producer Inflation Rose At A Record Rate, Biden Administration Officials Are Still Insisting 'There Still Isn't Anything To Suggest There's Widespread Inflation' Another Monthly Inflation Indicator Hit Its 'Biggest Annual Increase' In Over A Decade "Prices that producers get for final demand goods and services surged in August at their highest annual rate since a… Continue Reading


09.03.21

Even Some Democrats Are Warning Against A New Backdoor Death Tax On Family Farms And Small Businesses

The Former Democrat Chairman Of The Senate Finance Committee Says Democrats Pushing Elimination Of Stepped-Up Basis 'Would Hit Family Businesses With Taxes They Can't Pay' While Other Democrats Are Similarly Sounding Alarm Bells About This Potentially Crushing Tax Hike Former Senate Democrats From Rural States Warn 'Eliminating The Step-Up Would Devastate Family-Owned Businesses, Ranches And Farms' Because 'All Of A Sudden, For The First Time, We Are Going To Be Taxing Unrealized Capital G… Continue Reading

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