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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

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

Effects of Immigration From Impoverished Nations

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”

Myths and Causes of Income Inequality

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

Bernie Sanders’ Education Plan is Rife With Deceit

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

The SAT Is Feeding Students Solar Industry Propaganda

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

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

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?

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

Government Spending on Higher Education Reaches an All-Time High

2017: The Year in Facts and Falsehoods

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

Media Titans Subvert Reality About Biden/Ukraine Profiteering

Taking Social Security Off-Budget

Quantitative Easing: Who Wins and Who Loses?

How Hard and Effectively do Americans Work?

The Term “Carbon Pollution” Is Unscientific and Misleading

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

The Impact of Obamacare and Ryancare on Medicare

Obama’s Plan for Tackling the Deficit

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?

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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…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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…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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…sources 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…

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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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What portion of U.S. households receive more in federal, state, and local government benefits than they pay in federal taxes? 3 In 2018 (latest data), roughly 60% of U.S. households…

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