Tag Archive: tax

Feb 25 2016

Study: Sanders Tax Plan Would Reduce Average Incomes by a Sixth

Bernie Sanders tax plan

Startling news about the Bernie Sanders tax plan has come to light in the wake of his win at the New Hampshire primaries. What is this startling discovery? That the Bernie Sanders tax plan would reduce Americans’ income by one sixth. This information is courtesy of a new study conducted by Tax Foundation, a non-partisan, …

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Jul 09 2014

VIDEO: Why Crowdfunding (and Potato Salad) is Awesome!

Apr 25 2014

“Racist” Bundy Not So Racist: Unedited Video

The latest hype around Cliven Bundy has nothing to do with his ranch or the Bureau of Land Management. Instead, it centers around a New York Times profile allegedly exposing Bundy as a big fat racist. In fact, it seems the NYT might be a bunch of big fat liars. In the profile and the …

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Apr 23 2014

Bundy Ranch 2: Red River Rumble?

Many are familiar Bundy Ranch situation and how a dispute over grazing rights turned into an armed standoff with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Some have questioned whether the standoff was ever really about conservation of a tortoise (the original BLM claim), or whether it was about seizing land for energy purposes. Regardless of …

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Apr 17 2014

CUNY to Pay Paul Krugman $25,000 a Month to Ponder Income Inequality

Earlier this year, City University of New York (CUNY) announced that liberal economist Paul Krugman will be joining their Graduate Center and Luxembourg Income Study Center as a “Distinguished Professor” in 2015. However, the agreement between Krugman and the school doesn’t actually involve teaching. For $25,000 a month, he will “play a modest role in …

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Apr 06 2014

Rep. Moran: Congress “Underpaid,” Demands Housing Assistance

Representative James P. Moran (D-VA) is on the road to retirement but has decided to highlight a “great injustice” before he goes – according to Moran, Congress simply isn’t paid enough. He argues that the lowly annual salary of $174,000 is not enough to “live decently” in D.C. In an effort to remedy this alleged …

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Feb 08 2014

Government Documents: 72 Types of Americans Labeled as “Potential Terrorists”

Are you a returning veteran, prepper, or gun owner? Do you own a political blog, or have one saved to your bookmarks? If you said yes, then the government might consider you a terrorist. The official definition of terrorism is an act or acts that are dangerous to human life and are a violation of …

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Jan 19 2014

NH House Votes to Legalize Marijuana

After a lengthy debate, New Hampshire’s House of Representatives voted 170 to 162 in favor of House Bill 492, which seeks to legalize marijuana usage for adults 21 and over. The bill would authorize personal possession of up to one ounce and legalize wholesale, retail, and cultivation practices. However, it would also impose taxation and …

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Nov 17 2013

Want to Fly? TSA Wants Your Fingerprints and Tax Info

The NSA isn’t the only organization going through your records and data anymore. Despite a recent report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office that basically called the $900 million Transportation Security Administration useless, the organization is upping their ante with new screening techniques and programs. The TSA currently screens passengers through their Screening of Passengers …

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Oct 10 2013

50% Ammo Tax to Pay Off “Long Term Societal Effects” of Gun Violence

This August, two Democratic lawmakers introduced a bill that would hike the taxes on handguns and ammo to 20 and 50 percent, respectively – unless you work in law enforcement. All federal, state, and local agencies will be exempt. The new bill also includes an increase on transfer taxes, bringing the tax stamp to $100 …

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