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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

Everything You’ve Heard About the Debt Limit is Wrong

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”

The Average Cost of Public School Education Is 58% More Than Private School

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

Washington Post Buried Proof of Joe Biden’s Bribery

Joe Biden’s Email Alias Escorted Phone Numbers of Top U.S. Officials to Hunter

Hard Evidence Warranting the Impeachment of Joe Biden

PolitiFact Covers Up Biden’s Role in the Murder of Laken Riley

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…a year will pay a penny more in federal taxes.” In reality, Congress’ Joint Committee on Taxation estimates the law will slightly increase average federal taxes on every income group….

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…must be paid back. These 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…

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…politicians have kept SS solvent by leveling higher taxes on every generation of workers. Unless payroll taxes are increased by another 25% or other changes are made, SS is on…

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…that politicians have looted Social Security, they have actually extended its life by repeatedly raising its payroll tax rate, increasing its inflation-adjusted taxable maximum, and adding other taxes to its…

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

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…of government debt can manifest gradually or abruptly in the form of reduced wages and living standards, higher inflation and taxes, or combinations of such results. Because government debt hurts…

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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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…are placing on future generations. The consequences of this can manifest gradually or abruptly in the form of higher inflation and taxes, reduced wages and living standards, or combinations of…

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…savings, and more income might be used for consumption purposes.” Social programs like Social Security have similar effects because the taxes used to fund these programs hinder people’s ability to…

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…revenues to other programs. The finances of the Social Security program are legally separated from the rest of the federal government, making it illegal to spend Social Security taxes on…

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…”borne by tomorrow’s workers and taxpayers.” This can manifest gradually or abruptly in the form of higher inflation and taxes, reduced wages and living standards, or combinations of such results….

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…United States. This doesn’t include the federal government’s liabilities and obligations, which amount to another $750,000 per household. Regardless of how much taxes people pay, almost everyone suffers the harmful…

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…For more than 40 years, the U.S. has heavily subsidized solar while discouraging the use of competing energy sources through taxes and regulations. Because solar panels only generate electricity when…

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U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D–MA) claims that she’s introducing a bill to raise taxes on “millionaires and billionaires” because “it’s time for” for them “to start paying their fair share.”…

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IN FACT, Reich’s stats are based on a deceitful study that excludes large portions of poor families’ income, greatly overstating their tax rates. Federal taxes are 68% of all taxes,…

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IN FACT, every law imposes someone’s morals (i.e., religion) on society, including laws about murder, welfare, taxes, and pollution. Unlike many laws, those that restrict abortion are based on a…

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IN FACT, the share of the U.S. economy collected in federal taxes and the full tax rates paid by the wealthy have been roughly level or risen for as far…

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U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D–MA) complains that “giant tax prep companies rake in billions” while “the average American pays $140 just to file their taxes each year.”…

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IN FACT, illegal immigrants reduce wages for poor Americans, increase taxes on most Americans, commit serious crimes at very high rates, and move the U.S. toward the political left. “Documenting”…

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IN FACT, politicians enacted Social Security while promising that “the most you will ever pay” in taxes is “3 cents on each dollar you earn, up to $3,000 a year.”…

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