Despite 41 straight months of unemployment above 8 percent and 23 million unemployed or underemployed Americans, Senate Democrats have joined the president's call for tax hikes on our nation's job creators. On top of that, Democrats are pushing a bill that would also reinstate the death tax at pre-2001 levels, leaving not only small businesses but also farms and ranches struggling to survive. Raising taxes on the individuals who create jobs is the wrong medicine for our ailing economy.