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Your Taxes Buy Billionaires Stadiums, They Charge You $7 For A Hot Dog — Obama Says NO MORE

Your Taxes Buy Billionaires Stadiums, They Charge You $7 For A Hot Dog — Obama Says NO MORE

Billionaires hold cities and states hostage with the threat of moving their favorite sports teams if they don’t get money for new stadiums, but food stamp recipients are leeches on society. The irony. It burns.

by Busta Troll· · News
Bernie Sanders Takes On Walmart In This Speech And It Is Glorious (VIDEO)

Bernie Sanders Takes On Walmart In This Speech And It Is Glorious (VIDEO)

Bernie Sanders wants you to know how thankful Walmart is for U.S. taxpayers.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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How ‘Extreme Racist’ Ronald Reagan Re-Enslaved Blacks And Got Taxpayers To Foot The Bill (VIDEO)

The American dream was ‘built on the backs of African slaves,’ Chomsky explains.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
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Duck Dynasty Bigots Rob Louisiana Taxpayers Of $70,000 Per Episode All While Opposing Welfare For Poor People

Even though the Robertson family preaches about how evil government welfare is, they seem to be happy getting welfare themselves.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
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GOP Congressman Attacks Free School Lunches, Then Sticks Taxpayers With $4,182 Tab (VIDEO)

While this GOP congressman whines about poor kids getting free school lunches, he stuffs his own face with $4,182 in meals and charges it to US taxpayers.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
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McDonald’s Takes Down Horribly Out-Of-Touch Employee ‘Resource’ Site Amidst Heavy Criticism

McDonald’s took down its heavily criticized resource site, saying that the negative publicity and scrutiny was unwarranted and didn’t help their workers.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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Federal Judge Strips Religious Tax Exemption From Preachers, Declares It Unconstitutional

This victory in federal court against tax exemptions for preachers is a major one, but it’s still just a small step toward what must be done.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
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Gov. Bob McDonnell Gift Scandal Costs Virginians More Than Half A Million Dollars

Virginia’s GOP governor is the gift that keeps on giving. Bob McDonnell’s illicit gifts scandal will cost taxpayers over $570,000 in legal fees.

by Terrence Johnson· · News
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The Private Prison Industry Continues Downward Spiral, Three States Dump Them Within Month

Prison officers were so afraid of getting killed at work that they would often talk amongst themselves about who was going to die first.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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CEO Brags About Apple’s Success, Then Demands Lower Taxes During Senate Hearing (VIDEO)

Apple CEO’s defense of tax avoidance and demands for even lower taxes shows how multinational corporations are making the world’s governments broke.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Georgia Judge Orders President Obama To Appear In Court To Defend Citizenship

Georgia Judge Orders President Obama To Appear In Court To Defend Citizenship

A judge in Atlanta, Georgia has ordered President Obama to show up at a hearing concerning a complaint filed by a citizen of the state who contends that Mr. Obama is not a natural-born citizen and therefore should be removed from the ballot in the Georgia Presidential primary.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Gaming The System: The ‘Screw You’ Economics Of Corporate America

Gaming The System: The ‘Screw You’ Economics Of Corporate America

Do you have a penny in your pocket? Well, if you do, you have more money in your pocket than the income taxes paid by GE, Wells Fargo, Exxon-Mobil, Citibank, and Bank of America combined. That’s right, these corporations and many more like them do NOT pay taxes like real people do. Instead, these greedy, ultra rich corporations make billions in profit, exploit tax loopholes, and some even get subsidies from the government.