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Tag: Taxes

California Senate Passes Single-Payer Health Care Bill with No Way of Paying for It

Posted: June 2, 2017 at 1:37 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

In a vote to show how much they “care,” California’s Democrat controlled Senate passed a bill for the implementation of a single-payer healthcare system in California, with absolutely no way of paying for it. As reported by the LA Times, the “bare-bones,” proposed plan comes with a $400 billion dollar price tag and no indication […]

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Study Shows Americans Flock to States With Less Burdensome Taxes

Posted: January 18, 2017 at 11:53 am   /   Friends

Migration patterns for 2016 show that Americans tended to move away from high-tax states and into states where residents keep more of what they earn. United Van Lines, the nation’s largest moving company, recently released its annual movers study report showing that South Dakota overtook Oregon as the top inbound destination. Generally, more people moved […]

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Video: Arizona Governor Doug Ducey’s State of the State Address

Posted: January 11, 2017 at 11:30 am   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

The Arizona governor announced a number of new policy proposals in this speech.

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The Right Way to Do Infrastructure Spending

Posted: December 20, 2016 at 1:30 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Back in early 2015, oil and gas company ConocoPhillips requested a permit from the Obama administration to launch an oil-drilling project in Alaska. The energy project, called the Greater Mooses Tooth development, is located within the National Petroleum Reserve and would create thousands of jobs in an economically depressed area of the state. The project […]

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The Chicken Tax Lives (Unfortunately)

Posted: December 8, 2016 at 8:00 am   /   Business, Features, Politics, Top Stories

Ever wonder why the biggest market for pick-up trucks has so few trucks available? There are of course plenty of big trucks –  1500 series and larger – mostly made by the Big Three. But how come the others – smaller brands, smaller trucks – have been so reticent about cashing in on this most […]

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What to Know About Steven Mnuchin, Trump’s Pick for Treasury

Posted: November 30, 2016 at 9:41 am   /   Friends

Though not a widely known quantity in Washington, Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for treasury secretary, has had a seasoned career in high finance, in Hollywood, and, most recently, as finance chairman of the Trump campaign. “I am honored to have the opportunity to serve our great country in this important role,” Mnuchin, 54, […]

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Oregon: Just say NO on Measure 97

Posted: October 24, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   Elections, Features, Local, Politics, Top Stories

Oregon is characterized as a liberal state; however, Oregonians have consistently voted to reject the introduction of a sales tax. But this year, a cleverly deceptive campaign was launched to convince voters that large corporations doing business in Oregon will finally pay their fair share in order to fund the state’s education, healthcare and senior […]

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JOKE of the CENTURY: Hillary Clinton and the New York Times Took Same Tax Breaks as Donald Trump!

Posted: October 19, 2016 at 12:45 pm   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

Well, well, nothing is as eye-popping as when the phony pot calls the honest kettle black. Jeffrey Lord of American Specator revealed the best joke yet after the Barack Obama presidency, a Grand Canyon-Sized Hypocrisy From Hillary and the New York Times. Writes Lord: Clinton guilty of the tax avoiding she charges Trump with; Times paid no […]

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3 Ways to Use the Presidential Debate to Talk Taxes

Posted: October 11, 2016 at 2:04 pm   /   Friends

With the leak of Donald Trump’s tax records by The New York Times, and following round two of the presidential debates in which both candidates spoke about their tax plans, taxes are in the news to stay. But like its code, taxes are complicated. There’s the corporate tax rate, the sales tax, personal income tax, […]

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