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Australian Politics – No To Prime Minister Turnbull’s GST Tax Grab

November 20, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Former Treasury secretary John Stone is right – better no GST “reform” than this smokescreen for a tax grab: It all began on Sunday, November 1, when Cabinet Secretary Arthur Sinodinos was interviewed at length on Sky News’s Australian Agenda program. Speaking with, obviously, the Prime Minister’s undoubted approval, he urged […]

The Liar’s Tax

July 1, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ The most singular aspect of Obamacare is the way Democrats, from the President on down, consistently lied about the fact that it was a tax. Interviewed by George Stephanopolos on ABC News, September 2009, Obama was asked if he rejected the criticism that it was a tax increase. “I absolutely reject […]

How the Value Added Tax Works

December 29, 2010 by

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By Conn Carroll The spending pace of President Barack Obama and the 111th Congress simply cannot be sustained. There will either have to be spending cuts or higher taxes. The left prefers higher taxes, including the imposition of a value-added tax (VAT). How would a VAT work. Heritage scholar Curtis Dubay explains: The VAT is […]

The Democrat’s Demolition Derby

October 7, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba It is incomprehensible that the Democrats who control the House and the Senate adjourned without extending the Bush tax cuts. If they had extended them by even a year, businesses large and small across the nation would have been able to make plans for 2011. The only thing we know for sure […]

The U.N. Wants To Tax The World Out Of Poverty

September 23, 2010 by

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By Jim Roberts At the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Summit in New York this week, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Spain’s Prime Minister José Luis Zapatero both called for a global financial transaction tax to fund foreign aid projects to lift the world’s poor out of poverty. Sounding more like a populist politician […]

White House: “Bend Over, Middle Class”

August 5, 2009 by

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WASHINGTON (SR) – President Barack Obama’s treasury secretary, Timothy Geithner, and chief economic advisor, Larry Summers, said Sunday they cannot rule out higher taxes on the middle class to help tame an exploding budget deficit, and pay for the President’s socialized nationalized health care plan. Geithner said the White House was not ready to rule […]