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On today’s edition of the FreedomCast, Representative Tom Price of Georgia joins me to discuss the latest congressional investigation into the IRS scandal, the effort to stop the IRS from enforcing Obamacare and how you can help.
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An Inconvenient Tax: How Carbon Taxes Devastate Economies
When the Federal Government desires less of something, they tax it. This is an effective solution to curbing behavior that the government has deemed unhealthy or undesirable. When the government wanted to reduce smoking, it placed high fees upon cigarettes as a deterrent.
Top Unanswered Questions About the IRS Targeting Scandal
Throughout the nation, politicians are screaming about the soaring cost of medical care. The jump in prices was the primary argument used to force Obamacare on an unwilling public.But did you know that the price for one area of medical services has actually fallen over the past 20 years? If you adjust for inflation, these health care costs have dropped by about a third. How is this possible? Because consumers pay for these expenses out of pocket instead of through insurance or expensive government programs.
As one of our millions of FreedomWorks members nationwide, I urge you to contact your representative and urge him or her to vote NO on H.R. 1947, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management (FARRM) Act. Although this bill is popularly known as the “Farm Bill”, eighty percent of the bill’s spending goes to food stamps, and much of the rest goes to subsidize large farm corporations at the expense of small family farms.
At a congressional hearing in March, Senator Ron Wyden asked the question that a leaked FISC order answered weeks ago. “Does the NSA collect any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of Americans?” “No sir,” replied James Clapper, the NSA’s Director of National Intelligence. “Not wittingly.”
Electronic Waste: One Man’s Trash, Another Man’s Treasure
Pixar’s WALL-E presented a dystopian vision of humanity’s future as a result of our culture of disposable products. WALL-E (Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-Class) was the robot responsible for cleaning up an abandon earth trashed by consumerism and corporatism. This is an extreme vision of how many view electronic waste, known as E-waste, overrunning the United States if the government doesn’t step in to tackle our waste problem.
ObamaCare’s Employer Mandate: Here Come the IRS Jackboots
Listen up, employers. While much media attention has been given to ObamaCare’s highly unpopular Individual Mandate, little scrutiny has been given to the “other mandate,” the one on you. Both mandates will be enforced by the IRS. Of the two, the Employer Mandate is arguably the more draconian, getting IRS even more involved in the workplace.
FreedomWorks Releases Video Urging Activists to Get the IRS Out of ObamaCare
Washington, DC- FreedomWorks is mobilizing its community of over 6 million grassroots activists to stop the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from implementing and enforcing ObamaCare. In a video to the organization’s membership, FreedomWorks President Matt Kibbe delivered the following remarks: