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The Problem isn't Inversions it's the Tax Code

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Democratic 2016 frontrunner Hillary Clinton slammed tax inversions Monday after it was announced pharmaceutical giants Pfizer and Allergan are merging, saying she will unveil proposals to prevent companies from using corporate loopholes to avoid higher tax rates. “I urge Congress to act immediately to

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Check Out the GOP Candidates Tax Plans


Republican 2016 hopefuls have been unveiling tax plans promising deep cuts and drastic changes to current policies. Ahead of Tuesday night’s fourth GOP presidential debate, here’s a look at the top contenders’ economic proposals. Donald Trump The outspoken real-estate mogul’s

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No One Really Wants States’ Rights Because No One Really Wants Local Accountability

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It’s that simple. States’ Rights advocates all over the country talk about how states have no authority or power and how the federal government has subsumed powers that do not properly belong to it in the Constitution. But the most

Posted in Bureaucracy, Nanny State, Politics, State's Rights, Taxes, Welfare

Insane Fact: The Death Penalty Costs More than Life in Prison

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It would seem like a really obvious thing that an inmate that is executed costs the State less than an inmate that lives out the rest of his life in jail. In what might be one of the more puzzling

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Airbnb Responds to SF Hotel Tax with Snarky Ad Campaign


Airbnb is quite upset about being forced to pay hotel taxes by the city of San Francisco. In case you’ve been living under a rock, Airbnb is an online platform people can use to rent out rooms from their own

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Social Security Will Not Get Cost of Living Adjustment in 2016

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People on Social Security “benefits” will not see a cost-of-living increase in 2016. This is only the third time since 1975 that this has happened, and Social Security recipients are not happy about it for obvious reasons: The annual cost

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Pennsylvania's Democrat Governor Calls for 16% Income Tax Increase!


Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf released his budget plan Tuesday which calls for steep tax hikes in an attempt to balance the budget without major spending cuts. The Democrat’s proposal includes a 16 percent increase in the state income tax, changing

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Obama Tells Donald Trump: "America is Winning Right Now; America's Great Right Now"

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President Obama doesn’t appreciate the tone, tenor or implications of Donald Trump’s run for the Presidency and he willingly said as much in a recent speech. Speaking to a gathered group of important CEO’s at this year’s Business Roundtable the

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Feds Rake in Record $2.8 Trillion in Taxes

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The left often pays lip service to fiscal conservatives and pretends to care about the national debt and deficit. While conservatives generally say that part of the solution is to cut spending, liberals say that we don’t have a spending

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Taxpayers are Leaving New York in Droves


It was reported recently by Americans for Tax Reform that taxpayers are overwhelmingly leaving Democrat-controlled states and moving to Republican-controlled states. New York was the biggest loser when it came to its taxpaying population. Liberals like high taxes, because they

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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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