Category: Fiscal Cliff

Irony: Sandy Bill Eats Tax Hike

REPORT: Revenue From Obama’s Tax Hike On Wealthy Taxpayers Consumed by Sandy Aid Package By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Remember when I told you that the fiscal cliff “compromise” was really a detour because President Obama’s tax hikes wouldn’t raise Read More

What Happened to My Paycheck?

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Many of you worked hard today, picked up your paycheck from human resources and noticed something disconcerting… Why am I missed $30? $40? $50 of my usual total net pay? The answer: November 6, Read More

Did O Neuter House GOP?

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Bloomberg Businessweek ran an interesting piece Wednesday, arguing that Republicans should happily embrace Tuesday’s fiscal cliff deal since “[i]t locks in virtually all the Bush-era income tax cuts, establishes a generous-to-the-wealthy inheritance tax, and maintains low capital gains Read More

Emancipation Turns 150

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s an auspicious day to celebrate the Emancipation Proclamation’s 150th Anniversary, Save Jerseyans. The late great Civil War historian Shelby Foote liked to argue that “the genius of American politics is compromise,” and that the Civil War Read More