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Obama dumps tax hike on college savings accounts

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 8:39pm
529 Tax Changes

He announced.
America retaliated.
He ran screaming from his toxic tax proposal.

Today, the White House threw its own plan under the bus by announcing that it would no longer pursue its proposed tax hike on “529″ college savings account.

From the Wall Street Journal:

The move followed a public call by House Speaker John...

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Debt-Laden Greece Hands Control to the Far Left

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 8:30am
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The economy of Greece has been a disaster for years due to massive entitlement and pension programs. Decades of overspending finally caught up with the Greek government in 2010, when their financial system nearly collapsed.

Other countries in the European Union, notably Germany, loaned Greece billions on the condition that Greece would...

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“This is a man who wants to punish the rich regardless of its effect on the economy.”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 7:30am
Charles Krauthammer taxes

Last night on Special Report with Bret Baier, Bret asked Charles Krauthammer for his thoughts on Obama’s proposal to raise the capital gains tax.

Krauthammer pointed out that like all things Obama says and does, this is about left wing political ideology.

Via National Review:

Krauthammer’s Take: Obama ‘Wants to Punish the Rich Regardless...

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Prohibition, Taxes, and the Allure of the Nanny State

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 16, 2015 at 8:30am
When the 18th amendment was ratified

This day in 1919 was irrefutably one of the darkest days in American history — the day the 18th amendment to the Constitution was ratified, making Prohibition the law of the land.

Forever the hallmark of nanny-statism run amok, Prohibition was a progressive dream come true — an amendment to the...

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Obamacare Bill Coming Due

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 9:00am
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Tax season is right around the corner and this year brings another consequence of the Affordable Care Act. Many Americans are going to discover that instead of getting a tax refund, they will owe money to the IRS.

Tami Luhby of CNN Money reports:

Obamacare tax surprise looming

Obamacare enrollees who received subsidies to...

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Snow-bound Californians now paying “Global Warming” gas tax hike

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 2, 2015 at 8:30am
san diego snow

My family was set to see the snow in the local mountains today, until we discovered thousands of fellow Californians decided they were going to check out this novelty as well.

Interstate 8 east ground to a halt, the mountain town of Julian became completely gridlocked in traffic — and access to...

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Creating New Democrats Through Immigration

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 8:30am
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Obama’s immigration plan has been criticized by many conservatives as nothing more than a plan to create new voters for the Democratic Party. If that’s true, which is likely, what could be worse?

How about using taxpayer funds to do it?

Daniel Wiser of the Washington Free Beacon reports:

Taxpayer-Funded Immigrant Advocacy Group...

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Europe targets Facebook, Google with new regulations

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 5:33pm
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U.K Treasury Treasury Chief George Osborne is looking at his budget for the next year, and he doesn’t like what he sees; namely, that overseas corporations are making a killing in his country. He’s proposed a new tax in an effort to make sure “big multinational businesses pay their fair share”...

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Senate Dems form circular firing squad over Obamacare, tax reform

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 5:33pm
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Chuck Schumer (D-NY) might just be the worst Democratic Policy and Communications Center head of all time.

Or, the best, depending on how invested you are to Congressional Dems’ current messaging strategy.

Yesterday, Schumer stood up at the National Press Club and unequivocally threw President Obama and his coalition under the bus for...

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Why vote for Democrats?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 3, 2014 at 10:00am
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As the election comes down to the wire in Maryland in two days, I spent some time driving around my neighborhood looking for campaign signs.

My neighborhood isn’t the best bellwether for Maryland election results. If my neighborhood were representative, Bob Ehrlich would have won a second term in 2006  … with...

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The War on Poverty Has Failed

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 11:30am
Lyndon B. Johnson

For the last few years, liberals have been trying to re-brand the War on Poverty as a fight against income inequality, but that effort may have come too late.

According to a new report from

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Burger King Merges with Tim Hortons, Left has a Meltdown

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 6:30pm
burger king tim hortons

The world’s third-largest fast food chain is just a signature away from reality.

Burger King Worldwide, Inc. announced on Tuesday that it has made a deal to buy popular Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons for a cool $11 billion. The decision to move the combined corporate headquarters to Canada, however, has...

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IRS Wins Key Evidentiary Ruling In True the Vote Suit

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 8, 2014 at 1:00pm
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Voter advocacy organization True the Vote hit a roadblock Thursday when a federal judge denied its request to have an independent forensic expert search for Lois Lerner’s “missing” e-mails.

Judge Reggie Walton of the U.S. District Court in Washington ruled that True the Vote’s attorneys failed to provide evidence showing that...

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Corporate tax “patriotism” mandate moves into high gear

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 4:30pm
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We previously reported on the Newest Obama Admin Mandate: Corporate Tax Patriotism.

That “patriotism” push is moving into high gear, as Jeff Mason of Reuters reports:

Obama rails aga...

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Newest Obama Admin Mandate: Corporate Tax Patriotism

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 4:30pm
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First it was Vice President Joe Biden who said paying higher taxes was “patriotic.” Now, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has resurrected the taxes-as-patriotism meme for the Obama White House.

Secretary Lew used...

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America’s New Workplace Standard is… France?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 4:13pm
Obama Iraq Press Statement 6-19-2014

Yesterday, President Obama announced America should aspire to be more like France when supplying employee benefits. The Washington Examiner reports:

“Other countries know how to do this,” Obama said. “If France can figure this out, we can figure it out.”

“Many women can’t even get a paid day off to give birth,” Obama...

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Clintons Back Estate Taxes, Except When They’re Avoiding Them

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 7:30am
Clintons Estate Tax

In a classic case of liberal double standards, Bill and Hillary Clinton are enjoying the use of the very tax loopholes they want to end for average Americans.

Richard Rubin of Bloomberg reports:

Wealthy Clintons Use Trusts to Limit Estate Tax They Back

Bill and Hillary Clinton have long supported an estate tax to...

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