New Ad Calls on Senator Pryor to Join Senator Lincoln
in Voting to Repeal Death Tax
The American Family Business
Institute (AFBI) launched an intensive, six-figure television
advertising campaign directed squarely at Senator Mark
Pryor (D) who, unlike his colleague Senator Blanche
Lincoln (D), is reportedly planning to keep the dreaded
IRS Death Tax living in perpetuity.
McCain Featured In Anti-Death
Senator John McCain (R-Arizona)—who
was the only GOP Senator to vote against efforts to
permanently repeal the Death Tax in 2001, when a long-dreamed-of
Senate vote fell just short of passage—is the
subject of a paid video advertisement that will appear
beginning tomorrow on more than a dozen high-traffic
conservative blogs in key primary states and will be
emailed to millions of conservative activists, the American
Family Business Institute (AFBI) today announced.
the Advertisment >>
Wall Street Journal:
Bill Frist to Schedule Death Tax Vote
Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist is doing all he can
to put highly visible issues on the Senate calendar
as he prepares to leave office later this year and launch
his possible 2008 presidential bid. He told the Conservative
Political Action Conference over the weekend that he
intends, in mid-May, to bring a bill to eliminate the
estate tax -- or "death tax" in CPAC parlance
-- to the Senate floor.
Comment On Pro-Death Tax Group’s
“Award Winning” Ad
Washington, DC—January 24…
A liberal pro-Death Tax group, United for A Fair Economy,
was recently given an award by the Boston Globe’s
Sunday Magazine for an ad featuring a Paris Hilton look-alike
actress. The spot ran as part of last year’s heated
debate surrounding the repeal of the 47% IRS Death Tax.
The group also announced that they expected a new vote
on death tax repeal early this year.
Vice President and Senate Majority Leader All Call For
Death Tax Repeal
Over the last week President
Bush, Vice President Cheney and Senate Majority Leader
Frist have all called for repeal of the death tax. Permanent
death tax repeal was scheduled for a Senate vote in
September and was postponed so Congress could focus
on disaster relief.
Band of Brothers' Heroes Will Appear
in Media Campaign Set to Begin May 11th
Washington, DC—May 9…The American
Family Business Institute, a leading national advocacy
group for repeal of the “Death Tax”, today
announced that legendary “Easy Company”
veterans Donald G. Malarkey and Lynn D. “Buck”
Compton—whose World War II heroism was extensively
depicted in the HBO mini-series “Band of Brothers”—will
appear in its upcoming television and radio ads calling
on U.S. senators to eliminate the tax.
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Tax Targeted For Extinction In American Family Business
Institute Media Campaign
A powerful television spot aimed squarely
at four U.S. Senators whose votes next month may decide
whether the hugely controversial “death tax”
lives or dies—Max Baucus (D) of Montana, Olympia
Snow (R) of Maine, and Mark Pryor (D) and Blanche Lincoln
(D) of Arkansas—will begin airing this week in
Montana, Arkansas and Maine, the American Family Business
Institute (AFBI) today announced.
Senate Majority Leader
Bill Frist’s Speech Announcing Death Tax Repeal
“Think about it ... from the second you're born,
every move is taxed. But the Democrats? They're not
content with that. They've managed to give us what may
be the most offensive tax of all: the death tax. But
let me make it clear, the days of the death tax are
numbered! This May I'll bring it to the Senate floor
for a vote. I will do everything in my power to bury
the death tax once and for all!”
Today I want to talk about leadership. And in doing
so, I can't help but think of a line I recently heard.
Last week, in an interview on Fox News ... Harry Reid
was asked, "Who is the leader of the Democratic
Reid's response: "Someone else will have to make
"Someone else will have to make that decision."
To me, that says it all.
On every major issue we face, the Democrats let someone
else make the decisions.
MoveOn.org ... NARAL ... People for the American Way.
Just look at the Alito hearings. I don't know about
you ... but it didn't look to me like the Democrats
were speaking for their constituents. It looked to me
like they were speaking for those far-left, liberal
Which leads me to wonder ... if someone else is always
writing the script, where do they really stand? What
do they really believe? How can they really lead?
That's the difference between us and them.
We know what we believe.