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Below is one of the latest cartoons from two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael Ramirez.

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April 24, 2014 • 09:58 am

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Dangerous “Marketplace Fairness Act” Would Increase Sales Taxes and Expand State Taxation Authority
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, March 21 2013
Should states be empowered to begin taxing businesses far beyond their individual borders?  Should online businesses be forced to assume the role of tax collector for states in which they don’t even maintain a physical presence?  Believe it or not, there’s an effort underway to allow just that.  Along the way, it would increase online sales taxes and expand state revenue authority over out-of-state businesses.  And it’s gaining momentum.  Regrettably, even some otherwise conservative figures have joined the effort, under the false pretense of “fairness”…
 
Labor Nominee Puts Landrieu in Quandary
Louisiana’s Democratic U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu may be in an awkward position due to President…
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Gun Control Could Kill Senate’s Democratic Majority
What gives Congress the power to think it can treat the Second Amendment like a second-class right?…
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Growing Number of Part-Time Workers is Bad for American Economy
The findings of a recent Gallup poll show that one-in-five American workers are now employed part-time…
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IG Report Shows Viper’s Den at Justice Department
The lead two sentences in a Tuesday afternoon Politico story got it right: “A scathing new…
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Obama Should Cut His Million-Dollar Golf Games, Not White House Tours
According to NBC, canceling White House tours would save the administration $74,000 a week. Taking a…
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Obama Sequester Strategy Revealed [Satire]
Thanks to a Freedom of Information Act request, we at the Center for Individual Freedom have been able…
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CBO Report Shows Excessive Spending, Not Insufficient Taxation, Explains Our Deficits
In 2007, the federal government took in an all-time record $2.6 trillion in revenues.  That year’s…
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Kerry’s Foreign Aid to Egypt Paving Way for Islamic State?
What will the State Department’s $250 million in new foreign aid to Egypt buy for American taxpayers? …
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Conservatives Have Won Some Spending Victories
Conservatives have become so accustomed to blasting Republican congressional leaders that sometimes we…
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Obama EEOC: Employers Who Screen Convicted Felons May Be Liable
“An employer’s use of an individual’s criminal history in making employment decisions…
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Question of the Week   
How much is the Internal Revenue Service expected to pay out in employee bonuses for fiscal year 2013?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"If foot-dragging were a competitive sport, President Obama and his administration would be world champions for their performance in delaying the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. ...  Last Friday afternoon, the time when officials make announcements they hope no one will notice, the State Department declared that it is putting off a decision on Keystone XL indefinitely — or at least, it…[more]
 
 
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