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Taxes and the GOP - Grover Norquist

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/09/02/Grover_Norquist_at_the_Rally_for_the_Republic Author, lobbyist and President of Americans for Tax Reform Grover Norquist criticizes elected Republicans who vote to raise taxes, arguing that opposition to tax increases are essential to maintaining the integrity of the Republican "brand." This program was recorded as a part of Ron Paul's Campaign For Liberty: Rally for the Republic event, in Minneapolis, MN, on September 2, 2008. Complete FORA.tv coverage of the 2008 RNC: http://fora.tv/topic/republican_convention ----- Grover Norquist, President of Americans for Tax Reform, speaks at Ron Paul's Campaign for Liberty: Rally for the Republic. He rails against the Democrats for their continuing attempts to raise taxes and increase government influence. Mr. Norquist is president of Americans for Tax Reform (ATR), a coalition of taxpayer groups, individuals and businesses opposed to higher taxes at both the federal, state, and local levels. ATR organizes the TAXPAYER PROTECTION PLEDGE, which asks all candidates for federal and state office to commit themselves in writing to oppose all tax increases. To date, President George W. Bush, 193 House members, and 41 Senators have taken the pledge. On the state level, 7 governors and 1,221 state legislators have taken the pledge.Mr. Norquist is author of the book Leave Us Alone -- Getting the Government's Hands Off Our Money, Our Guns, Our Lives. The book is an optimistic look at how the conservative movement can and will grow during the next 25 years.
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