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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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IRS Employs Tax Cheats and Promotes Them

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Recently, we reported about the MSNBC anchors who were exposed as tax cheats who owed the IRS tens of thousands in back taxes. What’s particularly maddening about that is not so much that they didn’t pay the government their “fair

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George Soros Made His Fortune Deferring Taxes He Wants Others to Pay

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What is it with liberal hypocrisy? Are they immune from seeing it, or what? I mean, sure, conservatives regularly live lives contrary to their stated ideals, but they at least have the modicum of shame necessary to try to hide

Posted in IRS, Law, LIberalism, Taxes

Hypocrisy: MSNBC Hosts Owe Tens of Thousands in Back Taxes

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This is rich. You’ve got these talking heads on MSNBC constantly spouting the usual talking points about how the GOP loves the 1% and hates everyone else; about how the GOP wants tax breaks and tax cuts for the rich

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Conservative Begs for an End to the "Amazing Greed Of The United States Congress"

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Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) stood in the House to demand that Congress finally repeal the death tax which he said was an example of the “amazing greed of the United States Congress”. Several years ago, there was an author who wrote

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Who Pays the Taxes in the United States? And Why?

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Today is Tax Day, and you’ve probably noted a few different narratives swirling around concerning taxes. One narrative is that the top earners in the US pay a disproportionate amount of taxes. This is known as a progressive tax rate.

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High Cigarette Taxes Help Fund Al Qaeda Through Black Market Sales

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Liberals and other big government types think that by heavily taxing certain things, it’ll serve as a disincentive for people to buy those particular things. Like gasoline. The feds want higher gas taxes to “wean” people off dirty fossil fuels

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