Amid Barack Obama's latest campaign to increase taxes, Gallup offers some welcome news this morning.  …
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Gallup: Satisfaction with Federal Taxes Falls to 12-Year Low

Amid Barack Obama's latest campaign to increase taxes, Gallup offers some welcome news this morning.  Specifically, Americans' satisfaction with the amount we pay in federal taxes has now fallen to a 12-year low:

Americans' satisfaction with the amount that Americans pay in federal income taxes roughly ties the lowest percentage Gallup has seen in the past 12 years...  According to the January 5-8 poll, 63% of Americans this year are dissatisfied with the amount Americans pay in taxes.  In a follow-up question, most of this group - equivalent to 46% of all Americans - say they would like to see Americans pay less in taxes.  Hardly any - 4% - would prefer that they pay more.  An additional 13% are dissatisfied with what Americans pay in taxes, but aren't specific about how it should change…[more]

January 23, 2015 • 11:44 am
Obama’s 2015 State of the Union: All You Need To Know

Obama’s 2015 State of the Union: All You Need To Know

Just in case you find yourself buttonholed about the speech at a party this weekend (in which case your first step should be to find a new party), here’s a quick cheat sheet...

 GOP To Use Congressional Review Act To Challenge Obama

GOP To Use Congressional Review Act To Challenge Obama

Without a friendly Congress, the Obama administration has turned to agency rulemaking as the means for enacting landmark policy changes that should go through the legislature.

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Rand Paul Announces Judicial Policy That Should Alarm Conservatives and Libertarians Libertarians

As much as conservatives and libertarians oppose and even detest 'anti-liberty laws,' the court has a duty to apply the Constitution and laws in question as objectively as possible.

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The Congressional Review Act, which enables Congress to review and void certain rules issued by government agencies, was signed into law by which one of the following U.S. Presidents?
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—Charles Krauthammer, Syndicated Columnist
— Charles Krauthammer, Syndicated Columnist
 
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Will Bill Clinton’s association with convicted billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein have significant negative effects on Hillary Clinton’s presidential aspirations?