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Moonbat meltdown

Wow, these freaks REALLY hate the idea of letting you hold onto a bit more of your money than you did before, don’t they? America died tonight. Economic suicide adopted to feed the insatiable greed of donors, who have been refusing to dole out $ to GOP until they got their tax cuts. Voters fooled […]

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“The income tax system cannot be fixed. It must be destroyed”

I don’t know if “fix” is the right word anyway. It’s working as intended. It’s just that it has no place in any legitimate Constitutional government, is a wholly corrupt abomination, and is a tyrannical affront to the ideals of the Founders, that’s all. The income tax is applied in a deceptive manner, in that […]

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Soak the rich!

Kill the goose that lays those pretty golden eggs. HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)–Connecticut’s state budget woes are compounding with collections from the state income tax collapsing, despite two high-end tax hikes in the past six years. It means the current budget year, which ends in just two months, is now seriously in the red and next […]

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Right-wing anarcho-terrorist calls for destroying everything

Yes. Yes. A thousand times yes. Some of my fellow Republican candidates for the presidency have proposed plans to fix the tax system. These proposals are a step in the right direction, but the tax code has grown so corrupt, complicated, intrusive and antigrowth that I’ve concluded the system isn’t fixable. So on Thursday I […]

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Seen enough yet?

I sure have. Every IT-savvy commenter and coblogger was saying that all of these emails are periodically backed up to tapes which are always available. The IRS kept claiming they weren’t. They claimed they were lost, or missing, or “recycled” every six months. People not in the IRS kept saying “Bullshit, the point of the […]

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Who they are, what they do

Tyrants. Thugs. Thieves. For years, the Internal Revenue Service has been stealing taxpayer assets from small businesses — not for breaking tax law, but for making legitimate bank deposits under $10,000. It’s one form of the increasingly well-known practice called “civil asset forfeiture.” The IRS has the power to seize small cash deposits under $10,000. […]

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“The facts are simple”

They certainly are. Unfortunately, they’re also uncomfortable, and lead to some pretty dark conclusions about what kind of country this is, which themselves lead to some very dark and scary places indeed. The facts are simple. The IRS systematically targeted conservative and Tea Party groups after their activism proved decisive in the 2010 midterm elections—Obama’s […]

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Insult to injury: of course

I’ve mentioned this several times over the past few years: one of my favorite movie quotes is from The Pope Of Greenwich Village, when Diane tells Charlie, “You don’t even bother to lie to me carefully anymore. It’s insulting to be lied to so obviously.” Yeah. That. Who knew that the Obama administration had a […]

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UNEXPECTED: rotten to the very core

The headline and sub-heds say it all: IRS’s tea-party noose tightens: Targeting campaign was directed by HQ in Washington, D.C. – not by a few ‘rogue agents’ in Ohio, documents reveal Bombshell emails indicate handling of scheme targeting conservative nonprofit groups was quarterbacked at the IRS’s D.C. office Sen. Carl Levin, a Michigan Democrat, applied […]

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Rope, tree, (fill in the blank), some assembly required

Just remember, it’s an OUTRAGE! to say that in reference to the swarms of officers sent hither to harass our people and eat out their substance. It’s absolutely fine to say it about The E-ville Rich. It’s also okay for angry mobs to show up at their doorsteps in the middle of the night. Just […]

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Not quite a hero

How far we have fallen. I have been an attorney in the IRS Office of Chief Counsel for over 26 years. Over a number of years, I have attempted, largely unsuccessfully, to alert the public to abuse within the IRS. One of my kids suggested that I contact a blog and Power Line has graciously […]

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Happy birthday, tyranny!

Drop dead soon now, y’hear? Amid all the attention paid to the government shutdown — more of a “slimdown,” as 83 percent of the government remains open — few people noticed that last Friday, October 4, marked the 100th anniversary of the federal income tax. The size and intrusiveness of the federal government that is […]

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Another idea whose time has come

The time came a long time ago, as a matter of fact. Proponents of tax reform explain that there are many reasons to junk the internal revenue code and adopt something like a flat tax. Improve growth – The low marginal tax rate, the absence of double taxation, and the elimination of distortions combine to […]

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Sayonara, suckers

Didn’t get a chance to mention this story yet, but this is my take exactly: As is well known now, Facebook co-founderEduardo Saverin recently renounced his U.S. citizenship. Though no specific reason was given by Saverin for his decision, wise minds could very credibly proclaim him an American hero for doing what he did. Indeed, […]

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Running the numbers

In Ogabeworld, they don’t add up. When he first unveiled the tax-hike plan he dubbed the Buffett Rule, President Obama claimed it would “raise enough money” to “stabilize our debt and deficits.” “This is not politics,” he insisted,“it’s math.” Well, it looks like Obama finally double-checked the arithmetic. Because the White House now disingenuously claims […]

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The Democrat Socialists have big plans for you

Most of which involve stealing everything you earn so it can be redistributed as they see fit. Liberal House Democrats on Monday unveiled a 2013 budget that increases taxes by $4.7 trillion more than President Obama proposed in his own budget last month. 
The Congressional Progressive Caucus said the taxes are necessary to fund $2.9 […]

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Whodathunkit

Eat the rich, maaan, tax them all to Hell and gone. Go ahead. See what it gets ya. The Treasury received £10.35 billion in income tax payments from those paying by self-assessment last month, a drop of £509 million compared with January 2011. Most other taxes produced higher revenues over the same period. Senior sources […]

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Perspective

On Romney’s taxes: There will be much wailing and gnashing of teeth about that 13.9 percent tax rate. As it happens, the lowest effective tax rate paid by a recent presidential contender was 13.1 percent. That fat-cat tax-evading money-grubbing greedy snob was none other than John Kerry, the Democrat candidate for President in 2004. As […]

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Sky King George III: “No Transportation Without Taxation!”

“Hardly a day passes where I don’t walk out on the (House) floor that someone asks me, ‘When are we going to re-regulate the airlines?’”–Rep. James Oberstar, (D.-PermaBureaucracy) Travel Blog: “Fees are a business decision best made by each airline,” Ridley said, adding that the federal government should make sure all fees are disclosed to […]

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VAT Dog Won’t Hunt

ARF! Irwin Stelzer explains the VAT, inasmuch as it can be explained: Food for animals creates other problems. If it is “suitable for all breeds” it is taxed, but if “it is held out for sale exclusively for working dogs” it is not, unless, of course, “it is biscuit or meal,” in which case it […]

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Mark Steyn, Doc Zero and Rush Limbaugh: Tax Collectors for the Welfare State?

“You could only make four pictures, and then you were in the top bracket. So we all quit working after four pictures and went off to the country.”–Ronald Reagan In Hollywood back then, Reagan faced 90%-plus tax rates. Today in America, half of our tax-payers pay 96% of income taxes. Just for the record, Reagan […]

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Washington VAT-Cats and The Tax that Time Forgot

SUBTRACTION AND EXTRACTION or MANSIONS OF EXPANSION? Lou Cannon: Undeterred by his slide in approval ratings, Reagan took two actions that in retrospect provided a basis for his remarkable political comeback. On one hand, he stood up to members of his own party who wanted Reagan to dump President Carter’s chairman of the Federal Reserve, […]

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It’s Also the Largest Tax Increase in the History of the World

BY THE WAY “Some say shift the tax burden to business and industry, but business doesn’t pay taxes. …Only people pay taxes, all the taxes. Government just uses business in a kind of sneaky way to help collect the taxes. They’re hidden in the price; we aren’t aware of how much tax we actually pay.”–Ronald […]

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The “Jobs Bill” is Lame…But Not For the Reasons You Think

FOR ONE THING, IT DOESN’T EXACTLY “COST” $15 BILLION Bear with me a moment here. For starters, our Crappy Media has concentrated on the horse race rather than the reality. Shocking, huh? As usual, I had to go digging around for myself to find out what’s going on, and it’s much more of a mixed […]

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Can You Hear Us NOW?

‘COS WE DON’T THINK YOU CAN Reason: “The city isn’t suing [AT&T] on behalf of the customers, of course (though even that would be sort of silly). It’s suing on the notion that when a customer doesn’t use up all of a product or service they purchase, the remainder belongs to the government. So they […]

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