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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

The “Inflation Reduction Act” Will Do Almost Nothing That Joe Manchin Says It Will

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

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

Warren Buffett’s Fraudulent Tax Claims

Solar Energy Costs and Impacts

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

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

Government-Mandated Benefits Suppress Workers’ Wages

Federal Fiscal Shortfall Surges Past $100 Trillion

Federal Fiscal Shortfall Nears $1 Million Per Household

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”

Congressional Records Prove Biden’s Student Loan Cancellations Are Illegal

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

The National Debt Is Rising—Not Declining

Audit Reveals Federal Finances Are Far Worse Than Publicized Figures

Does the Social Security Trust Fund Really Exist?

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

Myths and Causes of Income Inequality

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

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

A Factual Look at Obama’s Presidency

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

The SAT Is Feeding Students Solar Industry Propaganda

Bernie Sanders’ Education Plan is Rife With Deceit

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

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

Taking Social Security Off-Budget

Obama’s Plan for Tackling the Deficit

The Impact of Obamacare and Ryancare on Medicare

Blame for the National Debt

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

The Term “Carbon Pollution” Is Unscientific and Misleading

Quantitative Easing: Who Wins and Who Loses?

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

How Hard and Effectively do Americans Work?

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

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

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

2017: The Year in Facts and Falsehoods

Government Spending on Higher Education Reaches an All-Time High

Media Titans Subvert Reality About Biden/Ukraine Profiteering

Smoking Gun: Newly Discovered Emails Confirm Joe Biden Obstructed Justice For His Son’s Foreign Business Deal

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…of hidden taxes are excise taxes, employer payroll taxes, and corporate income taxes. Although businesses write the checks for such taxes, they are ultimately borne by individuals via lower wages,…

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How much do hidden federal taxes reduce the average annual income of U.S. households? In 2018 (latest data), hidden federal taxes reduced the average income of U.S. households by about…

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…reality, Congress’ Joint Committee on Taxation estimates that the law will increase federal taxes on every income group. It does this by enacting hidden taxes that don’t appear on purchase…

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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? In 2018 (latest data), roughly 60% of U.S. households received…

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…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 jobs…

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…through taxes and regulations. Because solar panels only generate electricity when the sun is shining, and utility-scale electricity cannot be easily stored, most solar power capacity must be backed-up by…

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…to increased spending on social programs. The burdens of government debt can manifest gradually or abruptly in the form of inflation, lower wages, higher taxes, or combinations of such results….

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…acronym “Nazi”) includes “mother-and-child care,” “higher education” funding, stopping “any further immigration of non-Germans,” and privileges for “persons of German blood.” Just the opposite of lowering taxes on profits, the…

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…funds Medicare hospital insurance, which accounts for 34% of Medicare spending. Other Medicare benefits, like physician services, lab tests, and prescription drugs, are funded by other taxes, premiums, and interest….

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…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 save….

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…cause a slight decline in the overall economy, increased inflation, and higher taxes; and (4) the average income of families in poverty is several times greater than commonly reported because…

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Which of the following tenets is not part of the fascist movement that spread through Europe in the 20th century? Mussolini’s “Fascist Manifesto” calls for progressive taxes, heavy unionization, minimum…

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…entire industry. In addition, federal and state governments impose an average excise tax of 57 cents per gallon of gasoline, along with other taxes and regulatory disincentives to petroleum production….

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…was $31.1 trillion. This amounts to an average of $239,542 for every household in the United States. Regardless of how much taxes people pay, almost everyone suffers the harmful effects…

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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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…climate risks” as a major reason why millions of people are moving to TX. He mentions other factors like job opportunities, lower taxes, lower housing costs, and greater racial diversity,…

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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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