• Obamacare Taxes Have Arrived & Republicans Need to Stop Them

    Obamacare Taxes Have Arrived & Republicans Need to Stop Them

    The 60 Plus Association released a new ad this week as part of their seven-figure ad campaign to blast the dreaded Health Insurance Tax (HIT), a $21 billion tax that is expected to increase premium costs. The tax went into effect Jan. 1.

    Although Republicans were able to repeal the Obamacare individual mandate in the latest tax reform package, there are still vestiges of the big government healthcare legislation that remain.

    Republicans still have a big job ahead of them in the healthcare fight. Among the top priorities are the tax issues such as the medical device tax and health insurance tax, ill-advised taxes put in place to help pay for the massive government expansion under Obamacare. READ MORE...

  • Apple Called Out In US Senate For Bowing To Communist China

    Apple Called Out In US Senate For Bowing To Communist China

    Sen. Marco Rubio lambasted Apple during a hearing Wednesday for its continued kowtowing to communist China, which notoriously censors free speech online. Rubio took particular issue with Apple CEO Tim Cook, who spoke at the World Internet Conference in China earlier this month.

    “The most confusing part of it all is that Apple CEO Tim Cook stood up at that conference and he celebrated China’s vision of an open internet,” Rubio said, referring to how China censors the internet. “He delivered the keynote speech on the opening day of that gathering.” READ MORE...

  • New Obamacare Tax Could Create Tax Increase Under Republicans' Watch

    New Obamacare Tax Could Create Tax Increase Under Republicans’ Watch

    Congress faces several impending deadlines as the year draws to an end, including a key healthcare program and a new Obamacare tax set to take effect Jan. 1 which would be a tax increase under Republican rule.

    With the tax reform hurdle nearly cleared, sources on Capitol Hill say they expect another legislative package to emerge before the end of the year that will knock out a list of last-minute priorities, including the Children’s Health Insurance Program and tax extenders. A key element up for debate in the expected legislative package is the health insurance tax, a tax on health insurance companies that takes effect Jan. 1 and that would raise premiums significantly. READ MORE...