Taxes


How Clinton may be avoiding the death tax

How Clinton may be avoiding the death tax (Which she publicly supports)

By Against Crony Capitalism August 14, 2016   How Clinton may be avoiding the death tax (Which she publicly supports)     When you take the total amount of money the Clintons have made, allow for taxes and spending, her reported investment assets are still quite a bit too low to make sense. The likely […]


Audit Reveals The Pentagon Doesn’t Know Where $6.5 Trillion Dollars Has Gone

By Jay Syrmopoulos Free Thought Project August 8, 2016   Audit Reveals The Pentagon Doesn’t Know Where $6.5 Trillion Dollars Has Gone     A new Department of Defense Inspector General’s report, released last week, has left Americans stunned at the jaw-dropping lack of accountability and oversight. The glaring report revealed the Pentagon couldn’t account […]

U.S. Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars, auditor finds

Social Security - A looming $32 trillion shortfall (That’s right 32 TRILLION)

Social Security’s looming $32 trillion shortfall (That’s right 32 TRILLION)

By Against Crony Capitalism August 8, 2016   Social Security’s looming $32 trillion shortfall (That’s right 32 TRILLION)     But hey, who cares? I mean I’ll be dead by the time Social Security implodes. I paid into it. I want my money. That most people take out far more in Social Security than they […]


Insider Trading and Taxes: The State Wants to Read Your Mind

By Matthew Doarnberger Mises Institute August 5, 2016   Insider Trading and Taxes: The State Wants to Read Your Mind     Professional golfer Phil Mickelson was back in the news this summer thanks to a 2014 federal investigation into an insider trading case. It is alleged that Mickelson owed high stakes sports gambler Billy Walters […]

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Facebook Might Owe The IRS As Much As $5 Billion In Back Taxes

Facebook Might Owe The IRS As Much As $5 Billion In Back Taxes

By Kate Cox Consumerist August 1, 2016     You know what giant corporations really hate to do? Spend lots of their revenue on taxes. And you know what they have to do anyway? Exactly that. But the IRS is saying that Facebook may not have done enough of it, in past years, and may […]


IRS Scandal: No End To Lois Lerner’s Lawlessness

IRS Scandal: No End To Lois Lerner’s Lawlessness

By Against Crony Capitalism July 3, 2016     (From IBD)   IRS official Lois Lerner didn’t merely target conservative groups to take away their tax-free status, as first suspected, but also handed over more than a million pages of tax returns to the Justice Department. That’s a crime.   It’s now apparent, if it […]


Obama Hands Corrupt Ukraine Another Billion US Dollars

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute June 3, 2016   Obama Hands Corrupt Ukraine Another Billion US Dollars     One of the downsides of the US “regime change” business is that when you break it, you often have to buy it. It’s all fun and games when you wander through the streets of Kiev […]

Obama Hands Corrupt Ukraine Another Billion US Dollars

What The Swiss Can Teach New York City

What The Swiss Can Teach New York City

By Eric Margolis LewRockwell.com June 3, 2016   What The Swiss Can Teach New York City     NEW YORK CITY – America is falling apart.  Anyone who travels in this great land knows it. This great city is crumbling.  I’m scared to take the underwater tunnels to Long Island or New Jersey. Our local […]


Showers of Cash for Pentagon Contractors

By Against Crony Capitalism June 3, 2016   Showers of Cash for Pentagon Contractors     (From Taxpayers for Common Sense)   But if you’re a Pentagon contractor, you’re loving the fact that the House Appropriations Committee is causing showers of fresh cash to fall. At the end of 2016 we produced a “Candy Canes […]

Showers of Cash for Pentagon Contractors

California’s $64 Billion Bullet Train To Nowhere Gets Delayed … Again

California’s $64 Billion Bullet Train To Nowhere Gets Delayed … Again

By Against Crony Capitalism May 24, 2016   California’s $64 Billion Bullet Train To Nowhere Gets Delayed … Again   “What about us brain dead slobs?” “You’ll be given cushy jobs.” – From the Simpsons Monorail Song     This project is more about people getting paid than about getting people from place to place. […]


Gimme Shelter (From the Tax Man) Disappearing Money and Opportunistic Candidates

Gimme Shelter (From the Tax Man) Disappearing Money and Opportunistic Candidates

By Nomi Prins NomiPrins.com May 16, 2016   Gimme Shelter (From the Tax Man) Disappearing Money and Opportunistic Candidates     This article orginally appeared in TomDispatch. The latest Panama Papers May 9th disclosures underscore the broad and ongoing global connections between big banks and tax havens. A swath of politicians on both sides of the […]


Make America Great Again

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital May 5, 2016   Make America Great Again   Donald Trump’s critics have heaped scorn on his calls for protective tariffs to deal with America’s widening trade imbalance and the resulting loss of higher–paying blue color jobs. Some have accused him of trying to turn back the clock in […]

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