What is it with Democrats and paying their taxes? Democrats love to raise taxes on the working people of America. However, when it comes time for them to pay their fair share, they are looking for a free pass. Tom Daschle and Nancy Killefer have dropped out after it was discovered they were avoiding their fair share of the tax burden. Earlier, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner barley survived confirmation because of his tax payment indiscretions. We should all remember this as we file our tax returns for 2008. If we cheated the IRS, we wouldn't get an appointment to the Obama administration. We would get put in jail.
Bombshell withdrawals rock Obama administration
WASHINGTON (AFP) – Two of President Barack Obama's top picks for government jobs sensationally withdrew Tuesday, in bombshell announcements which rocked his young administration and tested his vow to clean up politics.
Tom Daschle, the nominee to lead Obama's ambitious healthcare reform and Nancy Killefer, his choice for budget watchdog both quit after becoming engulfed in storms over past unpaid taxes. (excerpted) read more at news.yahoo.com