President Obama's rhetoric on his tax policies has contradicted the tepid growth of our economy. Today's report from the Commerce Department shows that growth of U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) sank to 1.5% in the second quarter of 2012--similar to the growth rate in 2009 when the president said, "You don't raise taxes in the middle of a recession." Now, the president and Senate Democrats want to raise taxes on hundreds of thousands of small businesses--a tax hike that would destroy more than 700,000 jobs. Now is not the time to raise taxes on anyone. That is why the House will vote to #StopTheTaxHike next week.
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