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Governor Jerry Brown calls California taxpayers “freeloaders”

The last time we checked on Crazy California, many of its taxpayers were rebelling against the legislature-created gas tax and were mounting a recall challenge against one of the Democrats who made that hike possible. During a speech in Orange … Continue reading

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Study: Income tax rate effects pro sports teams win-loss record

“There’s been this negative correlation between income taxes and winning percentage in both the NBA and the NFL every single year for the past 20 years,” Hembre said. “It’s not saying that income taxes are the only factor. It’s saying … Continue reading

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I Warned NH About a Trap that Just Snapped on CA Homeowners, I Mean Taxpayers

Obama and the Democrats voted to fund these programs at the federal level and incentivized states to do the same, and where there is a trough, there will be pigs. Millions of residential (solar) installs ensued, many right here in … Continue reading

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How Does $13 Per Pack Sound?

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council proposed raising the minimum price of pack of cigarettes to $13, reducing the number of tobacco retailers and banning the sale of tobacco products at more than 550 pharmacies. … Continue reading

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Charles Arlinghaus: Why Ronald Reagan is better than cheese

Real tax reform creates incentives and lowers marginal costs, rather than picking and choosing winners and losers among many self-interested potential giveaways. In looking for examples to follow, we should prefer Ronald Reagan to the problem of cheese. Every year, … Continue reading

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New Hampshire may start taxing fantasy sports

An estimated 215,000 residents already play the online games offered by operators ranging from big-name businesses DraftKings and FanDuel to smaller organizations. State lawmakers are hoping to get in on the action through legislation this year that requires fantasy sports … Continue reading

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Jeanne Shaheen – “Taxes should be simple”(but) that’s not what she means

UNLIKE an engineer that wants to fix things at the root cause, she wants to fix a whole kludge by piling on yet another. It is as if she is doing a very complex math problem – and applies the … Continue reading

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