There will be Plenty of new Hostages to Choose from in the Near Future

By: Tuesday August 2, 2011 8:05 am

Over at Politico Byron Tau and Ben Smith are raising the red flag about the possibility of Republicans using the expiration of the 18.4 cent per gallon gas tax on September 30th as their new hostage in the next stage of disaster legislating. The anti-tax Republicans are already making noises about not extending this tax. [...]

Wrong Way: Obama Flirts with Vehicle Miles Tax

By: Thursday May 5, 2011 1:05 pm

The Hill is reporting that the Obama administration is flirting with the idea of taxing cars based on how many miles they drive. From the Hill: The Obama administration has floated a transportation authorization bill that would require the study and implementation of a plan to tax automobile drivers based on how many miles they [...]

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