Archive for Taxes

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 @ 10:53AM

Vote NO On Missouri August 5th Tax Increases!

By Jan Farrar and Brian Bollmann: On August 5th, you are being asked by the Missouri Legislature to increase your sales taxes.  Amendment 7, which is the MoDOT Sales tax that plans to bring in more than they need over the 10 year period to spend on projects they propose now. In the meantime, MoDOT […]

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Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 @ 1:45PM

Bob Corker Proposes Massive Hike in Gas Tax

What better way to distinguish ourselves from Democrats than to propose a …

Monday, June 2nd, 2014 @ 9:08PM

What will the GOP do about the Latest Cap and Trade Scheme?

It is has been noted in recent years that a good percentage …

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Thursday, May 15th, 2014 @ 4:56PM

Shift Power Back to the States

Anyone who reads the plain language of the Constitution and the writings …

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 @ 2:59PM

Email Your Senators to Oppose the EXPIRE Act

This week, the Senate is expected to consider the Expiring Provisions Improvement, Reform, and Efficiency (EXPIRE) Act of 2014 (S. 2260) sponsored by . The EXPIRE Act would temporarily extend more than 50 expiring tax provisions pertaining to individual and business taxpayers and the energy sector through 2015. The Senate’s tax extenders — and indeed […]

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Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 @ 11:24AM

The Simple Truth of Tax Policy

One of the ephemeral trends in Washington policy circles these days is …

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Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 @ 8:57AM

Will Paul Ryan Fight for his Budget?

Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) released his budget proposal for FY 2015 yesterday, …

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Thursday, February 27th, 2014 @ 4:02PM

Amtrak: Constantly Running Deficits but Considering Giving Free Rides to Writers

So fun, so free!  Amtrak is currently considering offering a writers’ residency program for writers seeking inspiration-inducing-solitude by traveling through the countryside on an Amtrak train.   Providing a “unique environment for creative thought,” the program will be free to boot.  Exciting, right?  The folks at the Huffington Post think so: Thanks to novelist Alexander Chee — who recently expressed his […]

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Thursday, February 27th, 2014 @ 6:31AM

A Conservative View of Dave Camp’s Tax Reform Bill

Yesterday, Congressman Dave Camp (R-MI), the House Ways Committee Chairman, released his …

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Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 @ 3:22PM

Conservatives Introduce Bill to Repeal Taxes on Social Security Benefits

At present, federal “mandatory” programs, which include Medicare, Social Security and roughly …

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