Tag Archives: taxes

Don’t Look Behind the Curtain

If you want to understand Maryland’s “structural deficit” you need look no further. Maryland health advocates and their allies in..

A Tax Revolt?

In the Maryland legislature. According to the Examiner O’Malley’s trial balloon for increasing the number of categories of goods and..

The Missing Words

This morning’s Sun headline is almost good: Cutting deficit with smoke. Problem is, the headline writer forgot to say “and..

The Sales Tax Increase

For all of his woofing about fairness in taxation, Governor O’Malley will be leading with a proposal to increase the..

One Missing

The Sun’s Andrew Green had a Cliff Notes version of the deficit problem in today’s paper. Which also includes this..

The Free Lunch Budget

David Lublin at Maryland Politics Watch posts a letter from fourteen “progressive” (i.e. far left) state senators to Governor O’Malley..

You mean, we can cut from this?

Good news. The liberal blogosphere has discovered the concept of budget cutting. I don’t necessarily agree with Lublin’s premise that..

Piled High and Deep

Tom Schaller proved once again in this morning’s Sun that just because you have a PhD in Political Science doesn’t..

And out come the wolves…

Grab on to your wallet, because here comes Team O’Malley to stick it to everybody: Now Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration..

Hold On To Your Wallets

Yesterday at the Maryland Association of Counties PorkFest in Ocean City we began to see the outlines of what Governor..

A Little Common Sense

Common sense is a great resource and Comptroller Peter Franchot may very well have a monopoly on that commodity in..

A Suprising Pledge

David Lublin at Maryland Politics Watch wonders why Democrat Senator George Della has joined what Lublin a “Republican lemming”, as..

He Is?

Stateline has a, well, interesting take on Governor O’Malley’s current situation: Gov. Martin O’Malley signed the nation’s first statewide “living..

Courage of Convictions

Yesterday I received a blast email from the Maryland GOP proclaiming House Republicans Offer Fiscally Responsible Budget Plan With No..

Here Come the Slots

I am agnostic on the subject of slots. They are, in my view, like most other human activities a null..

Basic Economics

Republican Delegate LeRoy Myers has taken on some tough issues in the past but over the weekend he penned an..
The Apocalypse It Ain’t

The Apocalypse It Ain’t

We’ve written about the rather shameless and pathetic effort of the Maryland Association of Counties (here here) to shill for..

Tax the Other Guy

A rather silly push poll conducted last week by a far left Alliance for Tax Fairness which purported to show..

Hoodoo Economics

Governor O’Malley, in his effort to lay the predicate for a whopping raid on taxpayers’s wallets, has begun touting the..

TANSTAAFL

Mark Kilmer of the Maryland Public Policy Institute writing in the Baltimore Sun notes that the O’Malley administration may have..

The “Unfairness” Card

And so it goes. Instead of looking for legitimate cuts to close the looming budget gap, the O’Malley administration is..