Victory!  FlashReport celebrates the defeat of California’s “bag tax” in the state legislature.  FlashReport’s Publisher Jon Fleischman: “I want to express my personal admiration to…Grover Norquist and Americans for Tax Reform… all of the legislators who voted no on this bill, and all of the other patriots out there who stood up publicly against this bad bill.”

From, “An Interview with Ryan Ellis – Very Important News for Teachers.”  Americans for Tax Reform’s tax policy director, Ryan Ellis chats with Michael Shaughnessy about the January 2011 tax increase and the financial pain it will cause teachers across America. 

Appearing in Forbes, Americans for Tax Reform’s Ryan Ellis notes how Obamacare will actually hurt many of those it purports to help, especially our wounded veterans, “The health care overhaul… signed into law by President Obama earlier this year contains a new tax on medical devices such as prosthetic limbs, pacemakers and wheelchairs… Senate Democrats specifically refused to exempt veterans from the tax.”