By Tom McClintock When President Obama introduced his new budget, it was quite a relief to hear that its $1.9 trillion in new taxes would only fall on businesses and the “very wealthy.” If they were to fall on the rest of us, they would take nearly $2,500 per year out of the paycheck of an average family of four.
By Tom McClintock
March 19, 2009. HR 1586 would tax 90 percent of the bonuses that push an executive’s earnings above $250,000 IF his company has received more than $5 billion in federal bailout funds.
I reluctantly supported HR 1586 for a simple and singular reason: it will stop or slow the corporate bailouts that are bankrupting our country.
House Chamber, Washington, D.C. March 17, 2009. M. Speaker: I have been asked to present more than 6,000 postcards generated by the Armstrong and Getty radio show to protest policies that can best be described by the new bumper sticker, “Honk if you’re paying my mortgage,” or today’s reprise, “Honk if you’re paying AIG’s bonuses.”
House Chamber, Washington, D.C. March 12, 2009. Mr. Speaker: Many people were quite relieved when President Obama promised to reduce taxes on 95 percent of Americans.
Heartland Institute, New York, New York, March 9, 2009. I must admit to being a little nervous to accept your kind invitation to come to New York to discuss global warming. I remember that it was right here in this city a year and a half ago that no less an authority than Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
House Chamber, Washington DC. March 9, 2009. Perhaps only one generation in a century is fortunate enough to actually know a truly great leader – and ours was that generation.
House Chamber, Washington, D.C., March 9, 2009. M. Speaker: I rise to honor the memory of Dr. Gregory Freydman of California.
House Chamber, Washington, D.C. March 6, 2009. M. Speaker:
I rise today in tribute to Rev. Wadahawa Singh Gill, who passed away last week at the age of 87.