Post Tagged with: "Taxes"

GOP Governor Departs From Standard Republican Rhetoric And Blames THEM For National Debt

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For once, a Republican actually blames the GOP for the debt.

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Newest Right-Wing Hero Claims Filing Taxes Is ‘Against His Sincerely Held Religious Beliefs’ (VIDEO)

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Kent Hovind, currently serving the last year of a ten-year prison sentence for tax evasion, banking crimes, threatening federal agents and more, claims that taxes are a violation of his sincerely held religious beliefs. Cue the right wing nut jobs…

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Momentum Builds As Elizabeth Warren Pledges Support For Obama’s Tax Proposal

Momentum Builds As Elizabeth Warren Pledges Support For Obama’s Tax Proposal

Now Elizabeth Warren is on board! If Republicans are serious about 2016 they can pass this tax proposal!

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With Obama’s New Tax Proposal, Mitt Romney And The One Percenters Will FINALLY Be Forced To Pay Up

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If people like Mitt Romney really want to fight income inequality (which they all-of-a-sudden care about), they can start by supporting President Obama’s new tax proposal which will close the loopholes that have allowed them to abuse the system for far too long.

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Paul Ryan’s Take On Obama’s Tax Plan Erases Any Remaining Doubt About His Wealthy Bias

Republican Congressman Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan flung exhausted rhetoric back at Obama regarding the president’s plan to raise taxes on the wealthy. All he proved is that his proposals are the jokes.

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Still No Tax Returns? What’s GOP Still-Hopeful Mitt Romney Hiding? (Video)

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Does Mitt Romney fear we’ll find something illegal, or worse, realize that all the horrible things he’s done are perfectly legal?

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Outrageous: Study Shows The Poor Actually Pay More In State And Local Taxes Than The Rich

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Did you know that the poorest fifth of Americans will pay 10.9 percent of their income in state and local taxes while the top one percent will pay 5.4 percent? Did you know that in at least 10 states, the bottom 20 percent of wage earners pay up to seven times as much of their income in taxes as the top 1 percenters do?

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Children on Medicaid Go On To Make Better Money, Contributing More In Taxes

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A new study finds a link between accessible healthcare, earnings and taxes.

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Alaskan Town Considers Becoming First Town In America To Tax Its Churches

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This Alaskan town could be the first in the nation to impose taxes on its churches. Perhaps this is the first step toward religion no longer getting a free ride.

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Billionaire Owners Of Walmart Take Health Insurance Away From Thousands Of Employees To Save Money

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Times are tough for the richest family in the United States. The Waltons, and the executives they pay millions of dollars to run their Walmart empire, say they will stop providing health insurance for nearly 30,000 part-time workers to save money because, hey, when it comes to choosing between profits and the literal health of your employees, the answer is simple. That’s the Walmart promise.

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This Republican’s Job Growth Claims Are Bull-Sh#t

“[his] proponents pluck out statistics to show that the grand experiment is right on schedule. But early numbers show little evidence that the policy has created jobs — and worries about a looming state budget shortfall could cost Brownback his job come November.”
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I live in Brownbackistan, formerly known as Kansas. We are literally the heart of the country, its true center. And Kansas U.S. Senator, Sam Brownback developed a career path from his family farm to the oval office. All he had to do was turn Kansas into The United States of […]

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Senator Flies On Private Jets And Makes Taxpayers Pay For It

Senator Flies On Private Jets And Makes Taxpayers Pay For It

Senator Jay Rockefeller certainly lives up to his last name. The 77-year-old West Virginia Senator, born into one of America’s wealthiest families, lets West Virginia taxpayers foot the bill of his luxurious lifestyle. You don’t have to look any further than Rockefeller’s travel expenses for evidence of this. Every time the senator […]

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Conservative ‘Christian’ Pastor Calls Unemployed People ‘Nasty’ Says They Should Be Allowed To Starve (VIDEO)

Conservative ‘Christian’ Pastor Calls Unemployed People ‘Nasty’ Says They Should Be Allowed To Starve (VIDEO)

Another conservative is calling for letting poor people starve and this time it’s coming from a pulpit out of the mouth of a supposed “Christian” pastor.

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GOP Panics As Audio Emerges Proving Their Hero Reagan Would Oppose Current GOP Policies (AUDIO)

GOP Panics As Audio Emerges Proving Their Hero Reagan Would Oppose Current GOP Policies (AUDIO)

A 1948 audio recording of Ronald Reagan shows that he would have opposed the GOP’s policies today. In fact, if the GOP actually knew anything about Reagan’s history, they’d wonder how he even ended up in the party to begin with. The right-wing lunatic fringe runs today’s GOP. Back when […]

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Broadcast News Networks Completely Ignore The Taxpayer Cost Of Low Wages

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Our traditional broadcast news networks report widely on both welfare and the minimum wage, but ignore how much low wages contribute to welfare spending.

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WATCH: Dallas SWAT’s Overwhelming Use Of Force On Empty Apartment

Dallas SWAT's acceptable use of force. Countless taxpayer dollars, 40 officers, 22 vehicles, 6 hours of stand-off, ONE empty apartment and zero suspects. Image: screen shot

Dallas SWAT’s acceptable use of force. Countless taxpayer dollars, 40 officers, 22 vehicles, 6 hours of stand-off, ONE empty apartment and zero suspects.

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10 MORE Useless Things The Worst Congress Ever Could Do

The 113th is officially the worst Congress in our nation's history. Here are some other useless things they can do to maintain this singular honor. Image: Christopher Weyant / CagleCartoons

In the competition for worst Congress ever, the 113th has shown itself to be way ahead of the competition. It’s so bad that even the GOP minions over at Fox News have confronted them about it. So far this year, they have announced their 112-day work schedule and have begun […]

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Eager Customers Flock To Colorado As Legal Pot Sales Begin (VIDEO)

Colorado's first day of legal pot purchases went very well; calm and orderly. People lined up for hours to buy their favorite buds and edibles.Photo credit: THE DENVER POST | Joe Amon

Colorado’s first day of legal pot purchases went very well; calm and orderly. People lined up for hours to buy their favorite buds and edibles.

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D.C. Sells Tax Liens To Major Investors, Who Use Predatory Methods To Steal Thousands Of Homes

D.C. Sells Tax Liens To Major Investors, Who Use Predatory Methods To Steal Thousands Of Homes

The Washington, D.C. metro area is a hotbed of predatory tax collection now, and a prime example of why outsourcing government functions doesn’t work.

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Super Rich Are Oppressed, Just Like Homeless People, Says London’s Mayor

Super Rich Are Oppressed, Just Like Homeless People, Says London’s Mayor

London mayor Boris Johnson thinks that the super rich are an oppressed minority and tax heroes, and deserve humble thanks for what they give to the U.K.

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