Tag Archives: irs

President Obama's War On Saving

President Obama's War On Saving

“I do think at some point you’ve made enough money,” President Obama said in 2010. Here’s that attitude about wealth at play, with President Obama’s budget calling for a cap on savings in IRS and 401k plans: Obama’s budget seeks to prohibit investors from accumulating over $3 million in tax-preferred retirement accounts. “Individual retirement accounts

Regulation By The Pound

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell posted on Twitter yesterday this picture of printed-out Obamacare regulations to date: #ObamaCare regulations – 828 pages in one day. Overall, there are nearly 20,000 pages – with many more to come. twitter.com/McConnellPress… — Sen. McConnell Press (@McConnellPress) March 11, 2013 “This is over 20,000 pages and measures 7′ 2.5″,”

Federal Employees Owe $3.5 Billion in Back Taxes, White House Employees Owe

Maybe this “pay your fair share” stuff should start with the federal government. In the White House, specifically: The number of federal workers and retirees who owed delinquent income taxes jumped by nearly 12 percent in 2011, the Internal Revenue Service said Friday. Nearly 312,000 federal workers and retirees owed more than $3.5 billion in

Byron Dorgan's Mansion Profiled In Home & Design Magazine

There’s something ironically hilarious about Senator Byron Dorgan – “the old populist, man of the people” as the reader who emailed me the link described – showing off his McLean, Virginia mansion to Home & Design, “The magazine of architecture and fine interiors.” “Of course he waited to open his doors until after leaving office,”

Gay Couple Denied Family Golfing Pass By Fargo Park Board

Sigh… FARGO – A Fargo gay couple legally married in another state says they may shoot for birdies elsewhere after being denied a discounted family pass to the city’s public golf courses. Katy Kjelvik and her wife, Steph Rindy, who were legally married in Iowa in 2011, were told Tuesday that they can’t receive a

Thanks To The Affordable Care Act, The Cheapest Family Insurance Policy In America Will Cost $20,000

There’s an old joke among conservatives about government health care programs. It goes something like, “If you think health care is expensive now just wait until it’s free.” I can’t help thinking about that as I read what the “Affordable Care Act” is doing for the affordability of health insurance in America. (CNSNews.com) – In

"We need to move away from the idea that every act we find immoral, repugnant, or unsavory needs to be criminalized."

“Every new criminal law gives prosecutors more power,” writes Radley Balko. “Once we have so many laws that it’s likely we’re all breaking at least one of them, the prosecutor’s job is no longer about enforcing the laws, but about choosing which laws to enforce.” And when Balko writes about the growth in our criminal

Top