The fiscal cliff will affect all American taxpayers, with an average increase of more than $4,100 in taxes
Conservatives Stand Their Ground
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“When you can’t make them see the light, make them feel the heat.”
President Ronald Reagan’s sound advice rang true yesterday. Grassroots activists and conservative groups, led by Heritage Action for America, derailed a plan to raise taxes on some Americans and small businesses.
Lacking votes from his own party, Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) called off consideration of “Plan B” last night, sending lawmakers home for Christmas instead. When the dust settled, conservatives stuck to their principles: to cut spending without raising taxes.