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Turning the tables on Tax Cheat Timmy? Just desserts from the GOP: Congressmen John Carter (R-TX) and Lynn Westmoreland (R-GA) yesterday introduced the Geithner Penalty Waiver Act, requiring that the IRS assess the same penalty against U.S. taxpayers that came forward in the UBS tax fraud investigation as paid by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner for […]
Oh, crikey. I’m cramping up. From. Laughing so hard. Ouch. Ow. Stop the pain! The administration’s new two-pronged initiative, operating under a law passed by Congress last year, will consist of a bond purchase program to support new lending by these agencies, and a temporary credit and liquidity program to boost agency access to credit […]
Same old, same old.
The Democrats bloodied Republicans with the “culture of corruption” cudgel. Republicans are finally performing some political jujitsu. Keep repeating it and don’t give them a pass: Action Demanded on Rangel/Geithner Tax Violations (WASHINGTON, DC) — While Democrats continue their plan for a federal takeover of the nation’s healthcare industry, new revelations show they are incapable […]
Good for the TARP watchdog. Team Obama tried to tighten his leash. He bit back. Turbo Tax Tim Geithner tucked tail. More, please: The Treasury Department backed away from a standoff over the independence of the special government watchdog appointed to scrutinize how last year’s $700 billion financial-industry bailout is being spent. Neil Barofsky, special […]
That’s #$%^&*!! Turbo Tax Tim Geithner to you! I can’t help but think there were a few stifled giggles as the feckless Wonder Boy vented. Via the WSJ, here’s the scoop on how financial watchdogs are pushing back against Team Obama’s plans to consolidate their offices and give the Fed more power: Treasury Secretary Timothy […]
The nutroots were quite upset with George Stephanopoulos for inviting me on his This Week roundtable. They piled on him on Twitter. And even Paul Krugman tried to stir up lefty ire. God forbid a non-establishment, non-Beltway-certified “acceptable” conservative have a voice in a mainstream forum! Unlike Matt Lauer, Stephanopoulos wasn’t compelled to play “beat […]
How do you say “Snort-worthy” in Mandarin?
A telling exchange this afternoon between staunch fiscal conservative Sen. Jim DeMint and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, via WaPo: Geithner was hammered by a Republican senator decrying Treasury’s growing power over the American economy. “This is not mission-creep,” said Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.). “This is a stampede of any traditional understanding of constitutional boundaries.” DeMint […]