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Question dodge: Geithner asked if McConnell laughed out loud at Obama's proposal

By Doug Powers  •  December 2, 2012 03:16 PM

Plus: War savings?

Eric Holder 'in the process' of deciding if he'll step down as Attorney General

By Doug Powers  •  November 8, 2012 04:46 PM

“Gas left in the tank”?

Sunday news roundup & open thread

By Doug Powers  •  April 15, 2012 01:07 PM

Turbo Tim’s “true but false” redux, Secret Service hookergate and more

Geithner Plans to Remain on the Job Through Most of 2012

By Doug Powers  •  August 8, 2011 12:17 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Late in 2009, President Obama graded himself “solid B-plus,” and it turns out that Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner isn’t going anywhere until he’s helped get America a credit rating to match. San Francisco Chronicle: Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has told President Obama he plans to remain in his job through the […]

Report: Geithner on the Way Out?

By Doug Powers  •  June 30, 2011 04:43 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Turbo Tax Tim is reportedly thinking about abandoning ship: Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner has signaled to White House officials that he’s considering leaving the administration after President Barack Obama reaches an agreement with Congress to raise the national debt limit, according to three people familiar with the matter. Geithner hasn’t […]

The Latest Obama Cabinet Member with a Tax Problem: Eric Holder

By Doug Powers  •  April 17, 2011 04:00 PM

**Written by Doug Powers If President Obama is serious about tax increases (sorry, I meant to say “spending reductions in the tax code”) and increasing overall tax revenue, he should start by first calling a cabinet meeting and ordering everybody in the room to pony up what they owe. From the New York Post by […]

CBO: Obama Budget Underestimates Deficits a Little… $2.3 Trillion to be Exact

By Doug Powers  •  March 18, 2011 04:38 PM

A little off the mark

Tim Geithner Met With Jon Stewart in Apparent Effort to Pump More Jokes into Nation’s Economy

By Doug Powers  •  November 4, 2010 10:55 PM

**Written by Doug Powers On many an occasion I’ve surmised that there simply must be a comedian behind some of the financial decisions the Obama administration has made, but I honestly didn’t believe that to be the case literally — until now: In the midst of debates on financial regulation and China’s currency in April, […]

Change: Capitol Hill Employees Owed $9.3 Million in Overdue Taxes

By Doug Powers  •  September 10, 2010 09:47 AM

**Written by Doug Powers There’s a reason this was the best selling software in Washington DC last year: In case you’ve ever wondered why so many on Capitol Hill don’t care about easing the tax burden, it’s because they just don’t pay them: Capitol Hill employees owed $9.3 million in overdue taxes at the end […]

Putting the tax in tax-and-spend liberalism

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 25, 2010 09:52 AM

As they say in the military: BOHICA. On ABC’s This Week today, tax cheat Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner championed the expiration of the Bush tax cuts and pooh-poohed the economic impact of tax hikes on the highest earners in the country. It’s “responsible” to punish the wealthy, he argued. Because after spending America into oblivion, […]

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