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Our latest Liberty Update highlights the danger of an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that's about to enjoy a doubling of funding and personnel via the abominable Manchin-Schumer "compromise" tax-and-spend-and-regulate bill.  Apologists for the bill rationalize that a turbocharged IRS is necessary to collect more taxes from the American people (and we highlight in our piece how Americans earning under $200,000, not the "rich," will be the primary targets).  The U.S. Treasury Department, however, just reported that the federal government just collected a record amount of taxes so far this fiscal year.  The obvious problem isn't insufficient funding of the federal government, but rather excessive spending:

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August 12, 2022 • 11:54 AM

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Big Labor’s Assault on the Secret Ballot Print
By CFIF Staff
Thursday, December 11 2008

With Barack Obama preparing to assume the Oval Office and with Democrat gains in the House and Senate, big labor unions are busily putting together a laundry list of ambitious legislative items they would like to see enacted early next year.  On the top of their list is the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA), commonly referred to as card-check legislation.

EFCA or card-check would, among other things, effectively eliminate secret ballot elections during union organizing drives, thus subjecting workers to possible coercion.

In an effort to educate Americans on what could potentially be the most onerous changes to our nation’s labor laws in decades, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has issued a policy paper titled “EFCA Deprives Workers of Private Elections” and has organized a virtual march on Washington to save the secret ballot.  (For more information, visit http://secretballot.voteforbusiness.net).

Recently, Steven J. Law, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, joined CFIF’s Renee Giachino to discuss the deceptively-named EFCA, how its passage would upend decades of settled labor law and increase the risk of coercion to employees.

What follows is the interview originally heard on "Your Turn - Meeting Nonsense With Commonsense" on WEBY 1330 AM, Northwest Florida's talk radio…[Listen to the interview here.]

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