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Conservatives Impatient With House Leadership on Impeaching IRS Chief

Posted: June 29, 2016 at 11:59 am   /   Friends

Conservatives’ campaign to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen has yielded hearings but little else. As the congressional calendar slips by, some accuse House Republican leaders of dragging their feet on the issue. “We’re running out of time” to impeach Koskinen, Rep. Raúl Labrador, R-Idaho, recently told The Daily Signal. House leadership isn’t serious about impeachment […]

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New Revelations Turn Up Heat to Impeach IRS Commissioner

Posted: June 13, 2016 at 9:23 am   /   Politics

Lawmakers tore into the Internal Revenue Service Friday, days after new revelations surfaced about the tax collecting agency’s targeting of conservative groups. The House Judiciary Committee is considering articles of impeachment against IRS commissioner John Koskinen. “We are going to stay on this case until he finds something else to do or he’s in a […]

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Then what? The Song Lyric That Made Me a Conservative

Posted: May 27, 2016 at 5:00 pm   /   Featured Video, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

I clearly remember the moment that I realized I was a conservative.  I can’t tell you the date or the time, but I definitely remember the moment. I was in my early 20s and was running a little local courier service, delivering prescriptions for a number of local independent pharmacies. I spent a lot of […]

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Mexico Slapped a Big Tax on Sodas. What’s Happened Will Discourage Nanny Staters.

Posted: May 3, 2016 at 10:40 am   /   Politics

Just a few months ago, Mexico looked like the poster country for soda tax advocates. “One of the world’s highest soda taxes appears to be working. After just one year, purchases of sugary drinks in Mexico are down 12 percent, a new study shows,” crowed the Bloomberg editorial board in January. “Public health authorities hailed the […]

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Tennessee on the Road to Becoming Income Tax-Free

Posted: May 3, 2016 at 8:21 am   /   Politics

Many people already think of Tennessee is one of only a handful of states with no income tax, but as middle-class retirees can attest, it is anything but. While the state does not tax income from labor, it has levied a six percent tax on investment income since the establishment of the Hall Income Tax […]

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Why Over Half of Prince’s Estate Will Go to the Government

Posted: April 29, 2016 at 11:19 am   /   Politics

It appears that the pop star Prince may have died without a will, leaving behind a multi-million dollar and growing estate. Although Price has one full sister and five half-siblings, Prince’s family members will not be his biggest heirs. Both the federal government and Minnesota’s state government will assess so-called “death taxes” or estate taxes […]

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IRS Admits Tax Code Is Too Complex To Enforce

Posted: April 29, 2016 at 8:56 am   /   Politics

In an ideal world the federal government would collect all of the taxes which it was owed—and then spend only what it intended to. Unfortunately things aren’t that simple. The tax gap and improper payments serve as reminders that the federal government is not very good at administering complex programs. Instead every year we have […]

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IRS Can Track Your Cell Phone, but Leaves Billions in Taxes Uncollected

Posted: April 21, 2016 at 11:28 am   /   Politics

While the Internal Revenue Service continues to leave uncollected tax money on the table, the agency beefed up its surveillance capabilities in a move that alarms both conservative and liberal privacy advocates. Now some complain the IRS is acting too much like Big Brother and not enough like a traditional taxman. Since 2006, the IRS […]

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