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Grover Norquist: Boehner's 'Plan B' Upholds Our Tax Pledge

Usurped Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 7:27 PM
Personally, I'm observing more and more economic activity occurring beyond the reporting reach of the State. I know that when I have procured painters and other such services, we do it in cash. It's the patriotic transaction. Starve the State and maybe a Chattelcratic voter as well.

Despite Democrats' intransigent, no-way-no-how screeching about John Boehner's "Plan B," House Republican leaders are pressing forward with the option behind the scenes.  Those efforts received an important boost today when Grover Norquist's Americans for Tax Reform released a statement affirming that the potential plan would not violate the group's oft-cited tax pledge:

ATR has consistently maintained that individual Members of Congress make a pledge to their constituents to oppose and vote against tax increases. The House this week will vote on a tax bill. This legislation—popularly known as “Plan B”--permanently prevents a tax increase on...