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Americans pay more taxes than they spend on food, clothing, housing combined

Here is some news for you that is really no news at all!
From The Daily Caller (with my emphases):
‘Tax Freedom Day’ falls three days later this year
The day when the nation collectively has made enough money to pay its total … Continue reading

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USA no longer in the world’s top 10

We all want a certain level of economic prosperity, which also is the only bridge for the poor out of poverty.
To have economic prosperity, we have to have a basic level of rule of law.  There must be some regulation … Continue reading

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Beati qui…

Someone shared with me a graphic that indicates the amount different states of these USA tax your beer.  From TaxProf:

Did you that the last voice in the mighty Lewis & Short Dictionary is for a form of Egyptian beer?
 

Technorati Tags: beer, … Continue reading

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Congressman introduces Religious Freedom Tax Repeal Act

From the CNS comes this:
New proposal would remove mandate’s penalties for religious employers
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Saying that the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 28 decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act “leaves intact a grave assault to religious freedoms,” Rep. … Continue reading

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Why A Religious Model for the State Is Not Good

Ask everybody and they’ll all agree it’s a good thing priests don’t run the world.
I agree with this view.
I also believe it’s even better that members of religious orders don’t run the world, whether they are Sisters of Mercy or, lemme … Continue reading

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