Kerry once voiced support for a 50-cent increase in the gasoline tax. Bush calls that “wacky,” but Bush’s chief economist praised the idea.
Month: March 2004
Taxing Social Security & Gasoline: Bush Attack Lacks Context
Kerry supported an increased tax on Social Security benefits, but he also supported a repeal and Bush didn’t.
Democratic Internet Ad Confuses Fiction and Fact
Animated cartoon claims Bush cuts education funding, but it’s really up 58%.
Bush Accuses Kerry of 350 Votes for “Higher Taxes.” Higher Than What?
Bush campaign falsely accuses Kerry of voting 350 times for tax increases. Bush’s own words mislead reporters.
What To Do When Your Friend’s E-mail Lies To You.
Let me put the matter bluntly: an awful lot of the e-mailed messages zipping around the Internet are lies — and too many are being sent on by gullible, lazy friends who ought to know better.
Did Kerry Vote “No” on Body Armor for Troops?
Yes, along with $87 billion worth of other things. But Bush didn’t send enough in the first place.
Bush Strains Facts Re: Kerry’s Plan To Cut Intelligence Funding in ’90’s
President claims 1995 Kerry plan would “gut” the intelligence services. It was a 1% cut, and key Republicans approved something similar.
Bush Says Kerry Will Raise Taxes $900 Billion; Kerry Says That’s False
Attack ad revives question of whether Kerry’s numbers add up.
Conservative Group Engages in Class Warfare Vs. Kerry
Citizens United TV ad calls Kerry a “rich, liberal elitist.” But Bush is rich, too. So was George Washington.
Would Bush Eliminate Overtime Pay for 8 Million?
A TV ad from an anti-Bush group says so. But it’s based on a study that actually says something different.