Barack Obama

McCain-Palin Ad Responds to Obama Lipstick on Pig Statement

Yesterday I wrote about Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama’s “lipstick on a pig” statement that I feel was a not-so-subtle reference to Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin. The McCain-Palin camp went on the offensive and responded with the following video ad. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U32G5_bqFvA[/youtube] Looks like Obama really stuck his foot in his mouth this time. …

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Would Obama’s Robin Hood Tax Plan Redistribute Wealth?

The National Taxpayers Union and the National Taxpayers Union Foundation prepared some easy-to-read tables entitled “Who Pays Income Taxes?” for tax years 1999-2006 using Internal Revenue Service data. According to them, the top 1% of income earners in 2006 paid 39.89% of all personal income taxes while the bottom 50% of income earners paid just …

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