I like and respect Grover Norquist . Despite the many matters on which I disagree with him, I respect his consistent, deeply held belief in limited government, which leads him to oppose higher taxes as an enforcement mechanism. Norquist genuinely believes that government is a barrier to helping the poor and improving society. That doesn't make him anti-poor. He simply believes that the best way to uplift lower-income people is by allowing the private market to create jobs and economic opportunity. He invented the "anti-tax-increase" tax pledge as the head of Americans for Tax Reform as what he believed to be the most effective tactic to achieve his goals. Currently there are more than 250 House and Senate members who have signed that pledge, as well as every Republican presidential candidate except Jon Huntsman . Norquist proudly keeps the pledge card, co-signed by two-witnesses, in a vault in his office. His theory or strategy behind the pledge is this: Starve the government of new mo...
Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist on the debate over extending the payroll tax cut and efforts to reduce the government’s spending.
Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist responds to Sen. Harry Reid’s attacks in his Convention Speech.
Mattie Duppler of Americans for Tax Reform discusses whether politicians broke Grover Norquist ’s pledge not to increase taxes.
Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist on how to reform the tax code in an effort to boost job and economic growth.
Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform on the hurdles facing the web tax.
Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist on Republican’s opposition to tax increases.
Author of anti-tax pledge facing GOP resistance
Editor's note: Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist sent the following letter today to Warren Buffett.Dear Warren:I have solved your problem.You have m...
For decades, conservative lobbyist Grover Norquist vowed to drive Republicans out of office if they didn't pledge to oppose tax increases. Many lawmakers signed on.B...
A top Republican senator is casting aside an anti-tax pledge he signed, saying that solving the country's looming fiscal crisis is more important than honoring the d...
Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform on lawmakers and Warren Buffett turning against the 'no tax pledge.'
Last fall Barack Obama campaigned promising change. Many Americans wanted change. They wanted to change Washington. But Obama meant something very different. He want...
Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist on the impact of tax hikes on economic growth.
Between now and the November 2 election there are several dangers that stand between conservatives and the overwhelming victory that present polls predict.The first ...
Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist responds to the Republican lawmakers backtracking on their pledge to not raise taxes.
Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist on tax hikes considered as part of potential fiscal cliff deal.
Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist on the tax hikes in the fiscal cliff deal and the need to now focus on spending cuts.
Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist on potential tax hikes and their impact on the Presidential election.
Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist on the future of the payroll tax cut and Obama’s push to increase taxes on the rich.