Tag: Taxes

GOP Holocaust analogists furious over Nazi border policy comparisons

Ben Shapiro might want to talk to these players on this team. And among the things Republicans hate is the Mueller investigation and the growing legal problems for Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen. After the FBI raided Cohen’s homes and office in April, former House Speaker turned Fox News regular Newt Gingrich conjured up […]

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Supreme Court closes online sales tax loophole

The Supreme Court just handed down a decision in South Dakota v Wayfair, Inc. that states can force online retailers to collect sales taxes from purchases. This overturns a decision from 1992 that mandated that states could levy taxes on businesses only if they had a brick-and-mortar presence within that state’s borders. While this ruling […]

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Trump’s child-stealing policy is part of his plan to give Republican base ‘a reason to vote’

Republicans planned to run on their tax overhaul to win in November’s midterm elections. But it turns out that the law isn’t very popular and even Republicans aren’t strongly mobilized to vote by it, so Donald Trump is pivoting back to the horse he came in on—racism and hatred, directed at immigrants in particular. Monday, […]

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Seven GOP-led states suing to end DACA stand to lose $369 million in taxes annually

It’s simple—a majority of Americans support legalization for young undocumented immigrants because it’s the right thing do to. A number of courts have also sided with DACA recipients—partially resurrecting the program so they can keep renewing their protections—and a discharge petition in the House is just three signatures away from bypassing Speaker Paul Ryan and forcing a vote […]

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The third worst person in Washington

Cornyn, who in December demanded “Mueller needs to clean house of partisans,” tweeted a National Review article titled “Spy Name Games.” In it, Andrew McCarthy wrote, “The Obama administration blatantly politicized the government’s intelligence and law-enforcement apparatus.” Appearing on right-wing radio host Hugh Hewitt’s show, Cornyn rejected the conclusion shared by Rubio, Gowdy and Democrats […]

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