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Illegal Immigrants and Federal Income Taxes

Raising Payroll Taxes to Save Social Security Will Cost the Average Worker $73,000

FactCheck Abets False Obama Claim About Romney’s Taxes

The Tax Rates of Wall Streeters and Steelworkers

Widely Touted Study on State and Local Taxes is a Sham

Reporters Wrong: Romney Pays a Far Higher Federal Tax Rate Than Most Americans

Has Government Turned Us Into a Nation of Makers and Takers?

Social Security Has Been Boosted, Not Looted

Social Security and Class Warfare

Fact-Based Poll Reveals Fictions Believed by Voters

The Payroll Tax Holiday Does Not Impact Social Security, but It Does Redistribute Wealth

Warren Buffett’s Fraudulent Tax Claims (Part 2)

Pre-Election Poll: Voters Broadly Misinformed About Key Issues

High-Income Earners Pay a Much Higher Federal Tax Rate Than the Middle Class

Poll Reveals Voters Misinformed About Key Issues

Poll Reveals Voters are Uninformed About Major Issues

Solar Energy Costs and Impacts

Social Security’s Trust Fund to Start Losing Value in 2013

Warren Buffett’s Fraudulent Tax Claims

Federal Government’s 2017 Fiscal Shortfall Is 74% Worse Than Reported Budget Deficit

Tax Fairness Question at GOP Debate Rooted in Falsehood Spread by Media

Effects of Immigration From Impoverished Nations

Support for “Soaking the Rich” Is Rooted in Media Misinformation

Federal Fiscal Shortfall Surges Past $100 Trillion

Can We Prevent a Debt-Driven Economic Collapse Without Reforming Entitlements?

Government-Mandated Benefits Suppress Workers’ Wages

Maddow’s Tax and Deficit Doubletalk

What the $20 Trillion National Debt Means to You

The School Funding Inequity Farce

Beware of the “Fact Checkers”

Bernie Sanders’ Education Plan is Rife With Deceit

Treasury Report: Federal Fiscal Shortfall is $603,000 per Household

A Factual Look at Obama’s Presidency

New Treasury Data Shows Federal Shortfall of $670,000 Per U.S. Household

The Costs and Savings of Changing Social Security to a Personal Ownership System

Are Incandescent Light Bulbs Being Banned?

Paul Krugman’s Claims About the Dangers of Government Debt

AOC’s Baseless Accusation That the U.S. Is a “Brutal, Barbarian Society”

The National Debt Is Rising—Not Declining

Treasury Data Reveals Federal Shortfall of $614,000 per U.S. Household

Widespread Poverty Stats Greatly Overstate the Number of Americans Who Are Destitute

The SAT Is Feeding Students Solar Industry Propaganda

Audit Reveals Federal Finances Are Far Worse Than Publicized Figures

Does the Social Security Trust Fund Really Exist?

Donald Trump and the Media Agree on Middle-Class Income, and They are Both Wrong

Myths and Causes of Income Inequality

Government Spending on Higher Education Reaches an All-Time High

Media Titans Subvert Reality About Biden/Ukraine Profiteering

2017: The Year in Facts and Falsehoods

Taking Social Security Off-Budget

PolitiFact’s Deceptive Report on Illegal Voting by Non-Citizens

Are Today’s Newborns the Luckiest Generation in U.S. History?

Poll: Public Broadly Unaware that “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” was Disproved by Obama Administration

How Hard and Effectively do Americans Work?

Obama’s Plan for Tackling the Deficit

The Impact of Obamacare and Ryancare on Medicare

Current National Debt Situation is the Worst in U.S. History

Quantitative Easing: Who Wins and Who Loses?

The Term “Carbon Pollution” Is Unscientific and Misleading

Blame for the National Debt

Social Security Trust Fund to Begin Declining in 2014, Not 2021

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…these figures account for nearly all forms of income and all federal taxes, including hidden taxes. They also account for all tax loopholes (aka, preferences) and reflect actual taxes paid,…

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What portion of U.S. households receive more in federal, state, and local government benefits than they pay in federal taxes? 3 In 2017 (latest data), roughly 60% of U.S. households…

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Which of the following nations has the highest average real household income, including the government benefits they receive minus the taxes they pay? 3 In 2018, the United States ranked…

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During 2020, how much did federal, state, and local governments collect in taxes on average from every household in the United States? 3 In 2020, federal, state and local governments…

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…they have actually extended its life by repeatedly raising its payroll tax rate, increasing its inflation-adjusted taxable maximum, and adding other taxes to the program. This has placed progressively higher…

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…living while working less”; and (3) increasing taxes, which “will ultimately induce some workers to supply less labor.” Also, numerous studies have shown that people receiving unemployment benefits are far…

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…labor supply of unionized worksites. However, these increased wages reduced the competitiveness of unionized firms, while driving up taxes and consumer prices. This has led to large-scale losses of union…

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…The burdens of government debt can manifest gradually or abruptly in the form of higher taxes, lower wages, reduced government benefits, decreased economic growth, inflation, or combinations of such results….

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…Social programs like Social Security have similar effects because the taxes used to fund these programs hinder people’s ability to save, and the expectation of benefits reduces their incentive to…

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…provided more energy than any other source, even though federal, state, and local governments have discouraged its use through taxes while heavily subsidizing other energy sources like wind and solar….

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…types of explicit taxes, including hidden taxes. However, they don’t include implicit hidden taxes that impose the costs of government social policies by shifting their costs to the private sector….

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