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Seattle Moves Forward with "Gun Violence Tax" on all Guns and Ammo

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Seattle city council president Tim Burgess’ proposed ordinance that the city impose a $25 tax on all firearms and a 5-cent tax on every round of ammo will move forward. The revenues from this “gun violence tax,” as they’re calling

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Planned Parenthood Pleads with Media: Please Don’t Air Anymore Undercover Videos!

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Planned Parenthood’s excuse is that airing these undercover videos filmed by the Center for Medical Progress constitutes an egregious patient privacy violation. They’re so concerned that a patient or a dead baby in the video’s background might be seen on

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If Liberals Rewrote the 16th Amendment: Taxes

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Continuing my series on liberal rewrites of the Constitution, I’ve decided to take a look at taxes in the form of the 16th Amendment. It seems only fitting now that Bernie Sanders is in the race. Although every Democrat is

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Obama: IRS Targeting Scandal Never Existed

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IRS targeting is not the problem, he says. The IRS’ lack of money is the problem. According to the Democrats, the scandal where the IRS targeted non-profit conservative, tea party groups for special scrutiny never existed. In fact, if there

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Do We Need A Gas Tax Hike to Repair Our Aging Infrastructure?

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Democrats in most states are calling for a gas tax hike in order to pay for road repairs and construction. Most Republicans resist any new taxes out of hand, but even they don’t now how to fund infrastructure repairs and

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Oregon Rolls Out First Pay-Per-Mile Tax

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Oregon Democrat Representative Earl Blumenauer is one of 5,000 volunteers to try out the state’s new pay-per-mile tax program. Oregon is also the first state in the nation to roll out such a program. Even though the media and politicians

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Are We Witnessing the End of the Church’s Tax-Exempt Status?

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For all the talk of separation of church and state, it seems most people don’t understand that concept cuts both ways. Most people think it means that the church should have no influence on the state, not vice versa. And in

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Why It's Time for Churches to Give Up Their 501(c)3 Tax-Exempt Status

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Mark Oppenheimer of Time wrote a piece that’s caused great consternation among conservatives regarding churches giving up their 501(c)3 tax-exempt status. In the piece, he argues: “Rather than try to rescue tax-exempt status for organizations that dissent from settled public

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Oregon Rolls Out Test Pay-Per-Mile Tax Program

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Environmental lobbyists want everyone to buy electric and hybrid cars, supposedly because they’re greener and cleaner. But what happens when more and more people buy those types of vehicles? Tax revenues, especially from gas taxes, start to dwindle. Politicians on

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Bill Gates Correlates High Taxes with High GDP

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Recently Bill Gates questioned the supply-side, tax-cut economic theory by bringing up that the American period with the highest GDP growth in recent memory, the 60s, also had one of the highest marginal tax rates in recent memory, at 90%

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Democrat Hank Johnson: "We Don’t Have Enough" Taxes

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Georgia Democrat Congressman Hank Johnson said that we don’t have enough taxes to help the government do what it needs to do. He said that the solution is to tax the rich and corporations so that they’re paying their fair

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IRS Employees Openly Cheated Taxes - Got Promotions Anyway!

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Turns out working for the IRS means you don’t have to pay them. Nearly 1,600 IRS employees didn’t pay their taxes over the last ten years, and more than half of those willful tax cheats weren’t fired because the commissioner saved

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