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By Jack Coleman | November 28, 2012 | 20:43
Remember when a person had to actually betray our country before he or she would be labeled a traitor?
Now all it takes is steadfast aversion to higher taxes during an era of nosebleed government spending and debt. (video clip after page break)
By Ken Shepherd | August 02, 2012 | 22:19
Yesterday, the Tampa Bay Times's Politifact unit assigned a "mostly false" label to a July 31 blog post by Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) which argued that American athletes winning medals in the London Olympic Games would pay hefty taxes as a result of their success. For example, a gold medal winner could pay up to nearly $9,000 for each gold medal victory.
Today, ATR Tax Policy Director Ryan Ellis issued a strong critique of Politifact's analysis and unfair conclusion, explaining how it is fundamentally flawed (portions bolded and underlined reflect my emphasis):
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