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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

Poll Reveals Voters Misinformed About Key Issues

Poll Reveals Voters are Uninformed About Major Issues

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

Warren Buffett’s Fraudulent Tax Claims

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

Solar Energy Costs and Impacts

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

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

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

Effects of Immigration From Impoverished Nations

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

Federal Fiscal Shortfall Surges Past $100 Trillion

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”

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

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

A Factual Look at Obama’s Presidency

The National Debt Is Rising—Not Declining

Does the Social Security Trust Fund Really Exist?

Bernie Sanders’ Education Plan is Rife With Deceit

Are Incandescent Light Bulbs Being Banned?

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

Audit Reveals Federal Finances Are Far Worse Than Publicized Figures

Myths and Causes of Income Inequality

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

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

The SAT Is Feeding Students Solar Industry Propaganda

Paul Krugman’s Claims About the Dangers of Government Debt

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

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

2017: The Year in Facts and Falsehoods

Obama’s Plan for Tackling the Deficit

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

Taking Social Security Off-Budget

Quantitative Easing: Who Wins and Who Loses?

Government Spending on Higher Education Reaches an All-Time High

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

How Hard and Effectively do Americans Work?

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

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

The Term “Carbon Pollution” Is Unscientific and Misleading

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

Media Titans Subvert Reality About Biden/Ukraine Profiteering

Blame for the National Debt

The Impact of Obamacare and Ryancare on Medicare

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…figures account for all 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 them to…

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When you pay Social Security taxes, does this create a contractual obligation for the government to pay you Social Security benefits? 2 In 1960, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that…

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Comparing the taxes that people pay into Social Security versus the benefits they receive, is the program generally a better deal for low-income or high-income workers? 2 Per the U.S….

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On average, what portion of K-12 public school funding in the U.S. is provided by local property taxes? 3 In the 2015-16 school year, local property taxes paid for 36%…

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…Also, taxes to fund these programs hinder people’s ability to save money. In the U.S., middle-income workers lose about 15.3% of their paychecks to social insurance taxes. If these workers…

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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 2017, the United States ranked…

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During 2019, how much did federal, state, and local governments collect in taxes on average from every household in the United States? 3 In 2019, federal, state and local governments…

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…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 Social…

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…enacted them required that monies “equal to” the decreased payroll taxes be “transferred from the general fund” of the U.S. Treasury to the Social Security program. The law further specifies…

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…for social engineering and special interest subsidies. Reagan’s 1986 tax reforms also cut the top corporate income tax rate from 46% to 34%, but inflation-adjusted total federal taxes per U.S….

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…“borne by tomorrow’s workers and taxpayers.” These burdens can manifest in the form of higher taxes, lower wages, reduced government benefits, decreased economic growth, inflation, or combinations of such results….

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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 have driven up taxes and consumer prices, while reducing the competitiveness of unionized firms. This has led to large-scale losses of…

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…federal spending now consumes a significantly higher portion of the U.S. economy than in the post-WWII era, while taxes have slightly increased. Thus, the national debt has been rising instead…

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…funds Medicare hospital insurance, which accounts for 36% 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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