Sunset The Tax Code

The American public recognizes that the current federal income tax system is so complex and so riddled with special deals for special interests that it is inherently unfair and inherently inefficient. The public NEEDS tax reform that results in a simpler and fairer system.

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June 24, 2015 | Matt Mackowiak
70% support Sunsetting the US Tax Code
Let Freedom Ring Releases National Survey Results Showing 70% Support for Sunsetting the Tax Code 75% Believe Tax Code is Unfair, 85% Believe Tax Reform is Unlikely PHILADELPHIA, PA — Let Freedom Ring (LFR), a public policy non-profit organization committed to promoting Constitutional government, economic freedom, and traditional values, today released national survey results that… View Article
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May 26, 2015 | Colin A. Hanna
A Personal Tribute to Jack Templeton
Let Freedom Ring lost a great friend and supporter when Jack Templeton passed away a few days ago. Any remembrance of him begins for me with an observation on the character of the man that incorporates his faith as well as his intellect, so I’ll say it this way: Jack Templeton had the purest heart,… View Article
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April 14, 2015 | Matt Vespa
A Modest Proposal: Let’s Sunset The Tax Code
“So, our tax code is nearly 74,000 pages long. Tax reform has been one of those unicorn issues in Congress. We talk about it, politicians campaign on it, but in the end; it never goes anywhere. Yet, at the start of the new legislative session, there was some hope among Republicans that something could be… View Article
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March 23, 2015 | Stephan Dinan
Obama dealt series of setbacks on immigration
President Obama’s immigration policies suffered a rough week, faltering in the courts, taking fire on Capitol Hill, angering his political base and even having his own deportation chief undercut his message as he struggles to find a middle-ground path to overhaul the nation’s immigration system.
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March 23, 2015 | JOEL GEHRKE
Are ISIS Terrorists ‘Here in the United States?’
ISIS terrorists are “here in the United States,” according to House Homeland Security Committee chairman Michael McCaul (R., Texas), who believes it “would not be so difficult” for them to stage an attack. “Well, we have the foreign fighters. There are about 30,000 of them, 5,000 with Western passports. According to the DNI, Clapper, 180… View Article
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January 23, 2015 | Malcolm MacDougall
My Insurance Company Killed Me, Despite Obamacare
Malcolm MacDougall, a prominent speechwriter and creative director, was diagnosed with prostate cancer earlier this year. Even after the passage of the Affordable Care Act, his insurance company delayed and denied cancer treatments despite MacDougall paying his premiums. This is his story, in his own words, written five days before he died.
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January 21, 2015 | MICHAEL D. SHEAR and JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS
In State of the Union, Obama Sets an Ambitious Agenda
Confident and at times cocky, the president used the pageantry of the prime-time speech for a defense of an activist federal government. He vowed to continue a foreign policy that combines “military power with strong diplomacy,” and he called on Congress to lift the trade embargo on Cuba and pass legislation authorizing the fight against the Islamic State.
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May 4, 2015 | John Berlau
Is Jonathan Gruber — the MIT economist who seemingly dropped out of public view after he was caught on camera bragging about how he and other Obamacare architects misled the American public — now advising the Department of Labor? No evidence indicates that he is, but the authors of DOL’s sweeping new seven-part group of… View Article
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April 27, 2015 | Colin A. Hanna/President of Let Freedom Ring
Tax day is now behind us – and we are no closer to real tax reform than we were at this time last year, or the year before, or the year before that.  We have a tax code that is so complicated that literally no one can understand it.  At last count, the version of… View Article
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March 27, 2015 | Dr. Ben Carson
Recently, I was temporarily placed on the Southern Poverty Law Center’s watch list for extremism simply because I vocally support traditional marriage. I remember thinking: When did advocating for lifelong love between one man and one woman become a hate crime? Fortunately, the group saw the folly of its ways and apologized, removing me from… View Article
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January 23, 2015 | Malcolm MacDougall
Malcolm MacDougall, a prominent speechwriter and creative director, was diagnosed with prostate cancer earlier this year. Even after the passage of the Affordable Care Act, his insurance company delayed and denied cancer treatments despite MacDougall paying his premiums. This is his story, in his own words, written five days before he died.
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January 21, 2015 | Byron York
The joint session of Congress listening to President Obama Tuesday night included 83 fewer Democrats than the group that heard Obama’s first address in 2009 — 69 fewer Democrats in the House and 14 fewer in the Senate. The scene in the House Chamber was a graphic reminder of the terrible toll the Obama years have taken on Capitol Hill Democrats.
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January 21, 2015 | MICHAEL D. SHEAR and JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS
Confident and at times cocky, the president used the pageantry of the prime-time speech for a defense of an activist federal government. He vowed to continue a foreign policy that combines “military power with strong diplomacy,” and he called on Congress to lift the trade embargo on Cuba and pass legislation authorizing the fight against the Islamic State.
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January 15, 2015 | David McIntosh
Pundits claim the Republican leadership in Congress cannot possibly satisfy the unrealistic expectations of the party’s supposedly unruly base. But while there may be disagreements at times over some issues and priorities, pro-growth conservatives will support and work with all members of Congress to promote economic growth that leads to a healthy and prosperous America.
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January 15, 2015 | Wall Street Jounral
Tumbling energy prices are the first lucky break for U.S. consumers in years, but Washington is feeling left out. So the gougers of both parties are joining to steal some of the proceeds with the first gasoline tax hike in more than two decades.
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GOP: One Eye on Future, Another on Public
What should conservatives do now that Republicans have majorities in both the US House of Representatives and the Senate? Let me say at the outset that I am not equating conservatives and Republicans. Far from it. But there is a conservative core in the Republican Party that is large enough that the establishment leadership cannot and should not ignore it. So how should it be deployed?
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Sunset The Tax Code
The American public recognizes that the current federal income tax system is so complex and so riddled with special deals for special interests that it is inherently unfair and inherently inefficient. The public NEEDS tax reform that results in a simpler and fairer system.
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Pennsylvania Catholics Network is a grassroots lay organization working to advance the Culture of Life by encouraging faithful participation in the political process. We urge our fellow Catholics to join in our efforts to defend the teachings of our faith on the sanctity of marriage, the dignity of each person, and religious liberty.
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