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Networks Hype ‘Disturbing’ Lower Tax Refunds, Ignore When Payouts Top 2018

March 15, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ As if searching for a way to criticize the late 2017 tax cuts, the broadcasts networks aired a series of panicked reports about tax returns in February. Roughly 80 percent of Americans taxes were cut by the legislation, yet the broadcasts complaints fostered a misleading implication that taxes were not cut. […]

Taxing Patriots — Liberty v the U.S. Tax Code

April 15, 2015 by

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The Greatest Threat to Liberty Is the Power to Tax ~ By Mark Alexander ~ “The people of the U.S. owe their Independence and their liberty, to the wisdom of descrying in the minute tax of 3 pence on tea, the magnitude of the evil comprised in the precedent.” —James Madison (1823) It is no […]

TAXES! TAXES! TAXES!

July 7, 2014 by

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By T. L. Jenkins   ~ It can’t be argued an automobile is a convenience and a privilege. It’s an absolute necessity to make a living in today’s society. Public transportation is not an option unless one lives and works in a large city. The people living out on a rural route somewhere would be out […]

Reid Says Ranch Battle ‘Isn’t Over’ + More – Daily Digest

April 15, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, a power to destroy; because there is a limit beyond which no institution and no property can bear taxation.” –John Marshall, McCullough v. Maryland, 1819 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Reid Says Ranch Battle ‘Isn’t Over’ Harry Reid weighed in on the standoff at […]

Happy Income Redistribution Day + More

April 13, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Digest   The Foundation “To take from one, because it is thought his own industry and that of his fathers has acquired too much, in order to spare to others, who, or whose fathers, have not exercised equal industry and skill, is to violate arbitrarily the first principle of association, the guarantee […]

Nearly Half of All Americans Don’t Pay Income Taxes

February 20, 2012 by

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By Rob Bluey ~ This year’s Index of Dependence on Government presented startling findings about the sharp increase of Americans who rely on the federal government for housing, food, income, student aid or other assistance. (See last week’s chart.) Another eye-popping number was the percentage of Americans who don’t pay income taxes, which now accounts […]

Chart of the Week: Top 1 Percent Paid 38 Percent of Taxes

January 30, 2012 by

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By Rob Bluey ~ President Obama used his State of the Union address Tuesday to outline his idea of fairness. To put it simply, that means redistributing wealth by raising taxes on the most successful Americans. “If you make more than $1 million a year, you should not pay less than 30 percent in taxes,” […]