“One of the Blue Oregon arguments is that ATR should be censored from speaking on any tax matters because they are not located in this state. What do expert national organizations know anyways? By that silly logic I look forward to seeing Blue Oregon condemn all national liberal organizations that are not in Oregon who would express their opinion.”
Business and Media Institute: ABC’s Gibson Toes White House Line About How It Will ‘Save or Create’ Jobs
“‘The U.S. has lost at least 1.9 million jobs since President Barack Obama took office. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the total number of jobs nationwide fell from 134.3 million at the end of January to 132.4 million at the end of April,’ ATR’s John Kartch wrote.”
“Americans for Tax Reform, a group critical of Obama, noted that federal statistics show 1.9 million jobs lost since Obama took office.
‘Obama and his economic advisors have resorted to the invention of highly questionable new metrics such as the number of ‘saved’ jobs and – making its debut today — the number of ‘job-years’ created,’ the group said today.’”
In Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour vetoed positive Eminent Domain Reform which easily passed through the legislature. The legislation was supported by “groups as politically diverse as Americans for Tax Reform, the Southern Christian Leadership Council, and the Mississippi Forestry Association”.