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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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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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 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 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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January 12, 2015 | Colin Hanna
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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January 6, 2015 | David Catron
Obamacare was designed such that its most harmful provisions would not be implemented until after the President had been returned to office for a second term and his Democrat accomplices had been reelected to their congressional seats.
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January 6, 2015 | Sarah Mimms
As incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell prepares to open the new Congress, members of both parties are on the edge of their seats, hoping he will come through with his promise to return the chamber to regular order, with open debate and an empowered minority
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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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