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Uncle Sam is coming after your parents’ debt

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How can you tell Washington, D.C., is desperate to get its hands on every dime it possibly can, to fund its insatiable Big Government appetite? Well now, the Feds are coming after the children of parents who owe Uncle Sam an old debt. The Social Security Administration is teaming up with the Treasury Department to collect debts that are often ...

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The numbers don’t lie: Red states pay

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It’s not a statistic that Democrats, who have recently pledged for the umpteenth time to focus on “job creation,” will want to hear, but the figures don’t lie: States run by Republicans have the fastest wage growth. According to a recently-released Bureau of Economic Analysis report on state-by-state personal income growth, the five states with the most wage growth – ...

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These states are taxing their way to poverty

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What is a state’s best mechanism for raising operating funds? Turns out it is not the progressive way. A new study has re-confirmed what a slew of earlier studies have found: States with high tax rates see decreases, not increases, in revenue. In a new book titled, “How Money Walks,” Travis H. Brown examined 18 years’ worth of Internal Revenue ...

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At 4-Year Anniversary, Obamacare Proves to be a Costly Mistake

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Sunday, March 23rd marked the fourth anniversary of Obamacare being signed into law back in 2010. Since then the Affordable Care Act has faced problems in implementation, postponements, litigation, job killing, and of course the calamity associated with the incompetent website. But it seems the problems don’t stop short there. The American Action Forum released a report to mark Obamacare’s ...

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Beltway Pimps Making Millions off D.C. Lowlifes

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Washington D.C. is “the place to be” for illegal sex workers, according to a study conducted by the Urban Institute. Recent findings show that D.C. pimps can rake in up to a quarter million dollars a year through selling women for sex to lawmakers and government workers. You read that right: a quarter million dollars. And that’s just the streetwalkers. ...

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Do You Know Where Your Tax Dollars Go? (infographic)

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In a letter to Jean-Baptiste Leroy in 1789, Benjamin Franklin wrote, “Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Do you know where your tax dollars go? Sadly, most American’s have no idea. Check out this infographic that maps out where your ...

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Nixon Faces Threat of Impeachment

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No, not that Nixon. The headline refers to Jay Nixon, the Democratic Governor of Missouri. Some are getting fed up with his willingness to violate the state’s Constitution in order to impose a liberal agenda: Rep. Nick Marshall, R-Parkville, has filed articles of impeachment in the first step toward attempting to remove Gov. Jay Nixon from office. The resolution cites ...

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