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ProPublica/IRS Leak: There's No Underlying "There" There

In our Liberty Update this week, we highlight the latest illegal leak of thousands of supposedly confidential Internal Revenue Service (IRS) taxpayer returns spanning over 15 years, confirming that the partisan and power-hungry IRS simply cannot be trusted to safeguard our sensitive records, let alone to begin collecting sensitive private information from nonprofit organizations on donors who contribute to them in violation of the First Amendment.

Getting to the substance of the ProPublica/IRS leaked documents themselves, former Senator Phil Gramm and U.S. Policy Metrics partner Mike Solon explain in The Wall Street Journal how there's nothing scandalous in the least in what they reveal:

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June 18, 2021 • 04:40 PM

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Biden Tax Plan Would Give the U.S. the World’s Highest Corporate Tax Rate
By Timothy H. Lee
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Believe it or not, until 2017 the United States imposed the developed world’s highest corporate tax rate.   If the Biden Administration has its way, we’ll regress to that punitive rate and inglorious status under his tax proposal.   In an increasingly competitive global economy, and as the U.S. struggles to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic, that’s a recipe for disaster that Congress and American citizens should reject out of hand.   To put the issue in context, between 1980 and 2020, according to the nonpartisan Tax Foundation, the average…
 
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