Tag Archive: taxes

Jan 20 2017

Top 10 Ways Government Wasted Your Money in 2016

It’s that time again for the annual reports on government spending and all the fun ways that tax payer money was completely wasted. Senator Jeff Flake’s annual Wastebook report was released this week and included 50 examples of ridiculous government spending that totaled over $5 billion. With a national debt about to top $20 trillion, …

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Sep 17 2016

Liberty Update: Pepe the Frog, Burrito Drones, & Another Clinton Conspiracy

Transcript is as follows: Pepe the frog appeared on a Donald Trump meme that his son posted to social media. Hillary Clinton and company jumped on this and posted an “explainer” on Hillary’s campaign website, condemning the meme as nationalist, white supremacist propaganda. The DailyBeast claims to have spoken to these white supremacists directly and …

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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!

Jun 25 2014

EPA Email Asks Employees to Stop Pooping in the Hallway

Apparently, employees of the Environmental Protection Agency have had a little trouble determining what is and is not appropriate behavior in the workplace. In an email obtained by Government Executive, Deputy Regional Administrator Howard Cantor mentioned “several incidents” occurring in the Denver, Colorado office, including “an individual placing feces in the hallway.” Other notable events …

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Jun 21 2014

14 Best (Worst) Things Hillary Clinton Ever Said

With Hillary Clinton’s book tour being this week’s pop politician news, talk of her possibly running for president has continued to spark the airwaves and inspire social media frenzies. While Clinton has not announced that she plans to run, many question if the purpose of the tour is really only about her book. The book, …

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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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