taxes

Americans Spend More on Taxes Than Food and Clothing Combined (Video)

I was – and wasn’t – shocked when I saw this headline from CNSNews. Imagine that we fought for our independence in America, OVER A 3% TAX! Could you imagine what your life would be like if your combined tax burden was 3%? I would be doing cartwheels in the street! Something needs to be…

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Making America Great Again? 40 Percent of Americans Are Barely Getting By

According to a new report, nearly half of Americans are struggling financially. Taxation remains high, healthcare expenses are skyrocketing, and AI is taking more jobs. Meanwhile, the cost of living is still increasing, and the dollar doesn’t go nearly as far as it used to. Joe Joseph discusses the report’s findings in this News Shot. Watch…

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The Cumulative Effective Tax Rate

By Susan Boskey Early Americans would roll over in their graves if they heard about modern-day America’s topsy-turvy departure from many of the hard-won freedoms and liberties of the American Revolution. They would be unable to make sense of all the different taxes we pay today, and especially the government’s legal entitlement to a portion…

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Ron Paul: On Military and Spending, It’s Trump Versus Trump

It can be a challenge to follow the pronouncements of President Trump, as he often seems to change his position on any number of items from week to week, or from day to day, or even from minute to minute. Consider his speech last week at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). It was reported…

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Index: United States Economic Freedom Slides to Historic Low

By Joseph Jankowski Land of the free they say… After eight years of the regulation-happy Obama administration, the United States has undergone a huge slide into the 17th most economically free country in the world, according to the Heritage Foundation’s 2017 Index of Economic Freedom. Under president Obama, the federal government issued over 600 major regulations,…

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Record Number of Americans Renounced US Citizenship in 2016

A record number of individuals renounced their U.S. citizenship in 2016, according to a new report published by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today. From US News: The government agency, a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department, publishes the names of those individuals in a list each quarter, in accordance with the Internal Revenue Code. Before…

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Climate Change: The Government’s Best Revenue Stream Since War and Taxes

No one knows how to profit from scaring the pants off of people quite like the government. And they don’t even need an actual threat to make it happen. Take “climate change” and “global warming” for example. These are both naturally occurring, cyclical events that have been happening since the dawn of the Earth. It’s only…

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Video: The Reason Why We Are So Poor

When you find out what the government really takes from you, you’ll be shocked and outraged, but the evidence is indisputable. This was a hard video to make because, like most people, learning about our tax system is repulsive and makes my mind shut down. But it’s essential to understanding why we are in the…

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