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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:

ProPublica’s 'blockbuster' story showing that the wealthy 'pay income taxes that are only…[more]

June 18, 2021 • 04:40 PM

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CFIF Launches TheImperfectUnion.com
By CFIF Staff
Monday, April 19 2021
Why are UFCW bosses enriching themselves at the expense of rank-and-file workers whose interests they claim to represent during a pandemic? ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Center for Individual Freedom (CFIF) today launched TheImperfectUnion.com, a project highlighting the unfair actions of certain big labor unions that continue to extract significant dues and fees from members’ paychecks during a pandemic. TheImperfectUnion.com focuses initially on the United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Union and its Local 770 in California.  A 60-second video anchoring the campaign highlights…
 
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In a letter sent today to the California Assembly’s Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee,…
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Biden’s Broadband Boondoggle
By now you’re likely familiar with Joe Biden’s muddled and cynically expansive definition…
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How to Start a War
Wars often arise from uncertainty. When strong countries appear weak, truly weaker ones take risks they…
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Democratic Pollsters Acknowledge: We Darn Near Lost
Just six months ago – it seems like so much longer – many Democrats were…
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'America First' in Vaccinations
In the race to save lives, the United States and England are winning. A stunning 47% of U.K. residents…
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CFIF Submits Formal Comment on NIST Proposed Rule Regarding Bayh-Dole Act of 1980
Last week, the Center for Indvidiual Freedom (CFIF) submitted a formal Comment with the U.S.…
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Moving the MLB All-Star Game to Denver Makes Zero Sense
Major League Baseball is moving its 2021 All-Star Game from Atlanta, Georgia, to Coors Field in Denver…
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Well, things promptly took an ugly turn out in California, as they often do.   It’s…
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Wealthy and Woke
Ed Bastian made $17 million in 2019 as chief executive officer of Delta Airlines, Georgia's largest employer.…
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Justice Thomas: Sooner or Later, Courts Will Rule on Social Media
It started as one of those ridiculous controversies of the Trump era. In May and June 2017, then-President…
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"For the past year, liberals unleashed on the nation an avalanche of ideological nonsense, coupled with brutal pressure to conform. Those who bucked the party line found themselves canceled and unpersoned and had their opinions subjected to mockery and claims of delusion and 'anti-science' prejudices.Until now. Because the tide is turning. And sometimes the break from the party line comes from surprising…[more]
 
 
—Glenn Harlan Reynolds, InstaPundit.com Founder and Univ. of Tennessee Professor of Law
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