Tax Code on Townhall

Thomas Sowell - Tue May 22

The fact that so many successful politicians are such shameless liars is not only a reflection on them, it is also a reflection on us. When the people want the impossible, only liars can satisfy them, and only in the short run. The current outbreaks of riots in Europe show what happens when the truth catches up with both the politicians and the people in the long run. ... more

Paul Greenberg - Tue Apr 17

Those in Congress who have made distinguished careers sneaking tricky little passages into the tax code to favor the special interests they represent, or just hope to solicit for a campaign donation, aren't interested in undoing this elaborate trap for the average taxpayer. ... more Staff - Thu Apr 12

Jeff Jacoby - Wed Apr 4

Each year in the United States, an estimated 6.1 billion hours are spent complying with the federal tax code. I'm pretty sure at least half of those hours are spent by me. ... more

Scott Rasmussen - Fri Mar 23

There's a reason President Obama, Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan and many others are touting tax reform these days. On the campaign trail, it taps into deeply held beliefs about the way American society ought to work and the role of government. ... more

Phyllis Schlafly - Tue Mar 13

Contrary to foolish meanderings of politicians, social issues are not only an integral feature of our fiscal policies but also specifically of our tax laws. ... more

Reuters News - Tue Feb 14

Phyllis Schlafly - Wed Jan 18

Why did Sen. Rick Santorum suddenly surge to the status of a leading candidate for the Republican nomination for president after having been treated like a not-to-be-taken-seriously contender in the many television debates? It's not only because a significant segment of conservatives voted by a super majority to back him at a meeting in Houston last week. ... more

Terry Paulson - Mon Dec 19

Conservatives must be taking the wrong approach in getting the attention of American voters when comedians find that half of the people they interview on the street can't even name one Republican presidential candidate. ... more

Rachel Alexander - Fri Dec 16

The Democrats are accusing Republicans in Congress of opposing the extension of payroll tax cuts. On the face of it, something seems wrong. ... more

Marvin Olasky - Wed Dec 14

Democrats want higher taxes on the rich and say GOP stalwarts are "selfish." Republicans oppose tax hikes and say the Dems are big-government empire-builders. Impasse? Not necessarily. ... more

Armstrong Williams - Tue Dec 13

Naturally I disagree with much of the opposition and my well-meaning colleagues on the left in regards to Keynes and his school of economics. ... more

Harry R. Jackson, Jr. - Thu Nov 10

Energy-depriving, job-killing, income-squeezing regulations have a frightening impact ... more

Michael Prell - Thu Nov 10

As a Tea Party Patriot, I have been asked by the media to explain the differences between the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protesters and modern-day Tea Partiers. ... more