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With Tax Day only three days away, procrastinators are struggling to file their yearly taxes using the complicated tax code. In fact, the Internal Revenue Code is more than 3 million words. The 2010 edition of the Standard Federal Tax Reporter that explains federal income tax rules is 71,600 pages long.
Brace Yourself for Yet Another Tax: the European-Style Value Added Tax
Recently, former Federal Reserve Chairman, and now top member of President Obama’s Economic Council of Advisors, Paul Volcker, has admitted that the implementation of a Value Added Tax (VAT) is likely to soon become law.
I just returned from the Southern Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans. The experience was a strange one, and I left both heartened by the fire of the new crop of candidates and frustrated with the establishment politicians like Haley Barbour, who was pushing Charlie Crist from the podium.
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There were some very heartening moments for fiscal conservatives at today's SRLC. The theme across the board was out of control spending and how to reign it in. Every speaker brought up the incredible cost of the health care legislation that has been passed, and took the turn to bang the drum against coming tax hikes in the form of Cap and Trade and other economy killing policies.
The one banging the drum the loudest on energy policy was Sarah Palin
Citizens Rally in Raleigh Against Unconstitutional ObamaCare
Over 150 activists from across North Carolina converged on Raleigh to urge Attorney General Roy Cooper and Governor Perdue to join the growing lawsuit against the unconstitutional individual mandate provision in the health reform bill and the overreach of federal powers.
FreedomWorks to John Deere Employees: Is Your Job Safe?
Today FreedomWorks and the National Center for Public Policy Research's Free Enterprise Project announce "Backroom Deal" - a joint television advertising campaign that urges John Deere employees to take action to save their jobs. The ads inform employees that Deere is lobbying for a national cap-and-trade law which may result in significant job losses. The ad urges employees to call the John Deere's compliance hotline.
FreedomWorks Foundation Praises Court Decision Rejecting FCC Regulation of Internet Services
Today, the U.S. District Court of Appeals ruled against an enforcement action by the Federal Communications Commission against Comcast’s network management practices. The decision provides an important check on the FCC’s regulatory authority and may limit its ability to impose significant new regulations on the internet to promote “net neutrality.” Specifically, the court questioned the FCC’s assertion that it had the authority to regulate the network management practices of internet providers.