Kevin Kane: The B.R. Advocate’s Lenny Keller has described the Louisiana legislature as ultraconservative – but it just ain’t so.
Don Briggs weighs in on the debate at the federal level. His view: burdening suppliers will do anything but lower gas prices.
Illegal immigrants are set to find work with state contractors harder to come by. That is if employers participate in the federal government’s E-Verify program, as new legislation would mandate.
Jeffrey Sadow contends that Jindal has received unjustified and misleading criticism over his pledge against tax increases.
The reality is government wants more revenue, and taxes on tobacco prey on the vulnerable and burden the poor. As these revenue streams become perpetuated and critical, elected leaders give moral approval to the exploitation of addiction.
As the most likely alternative to federal income taxes, the Fair Tax merits understanding, and Laura O’Halloran of FairTax.org met with The Pelican Post for an exclusive interview.
Jeffrey Sadow has unearthed data, from Louisiana Economic Development’s own commissioned report, that reveals misleading and self-serving messages about the efficacy of tax credits.
The Tax Foundation states that the 2011 Tax Freedom Day will fall on April 12th. However, if the federal government were to collect enough taxes to finance all of its spending – $1.48 trillion more in tax revenue – that would extend Tax Freedom day to May 23rd, the latest deficit-inclusive Tax Freedom Day since World War II.