Jim Gilmore

Posted June 25, 2011

An old joke says the IRS will tax even your patience. Don’t say it out loud in Washington this summer. It might give new ideas to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

Posted June 25, 2011

An old joke says the IRS will tax even your patience. Don’t say it out loud in Washington this summer. It might give new ideas to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

Posted May 07, 2011

A 17th-century French minister of finance, Jean-Baptiste Colbert, was once famously quoted as saying that “the art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest amount of feathers with the smallest amount of hissing.”

Posted April 23, 2011

Credit former Vice President Walter Mondale. His call last Sunday for higher taxes in a national opinion column comes as bold and clear as his infamous 1984 pledge to the Democratic National Convention to raise taxes if elected president.

Posted March 19, 2011

We are witnessing unprecedented clashes and escalating political rhetoric between cash-starved state governments and their public service unions.