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  • Exclusive: The OPM breach details you haven't seen

    08/23/2015 6:26:02 PM PDT · by markomalley · 18 replies
    FCW Federal Computer Week ^ | August 21, 2015 | Sean Lyngass
    An official timeline of the Office of Personnel Management breach obtained by FCW pinpoints the hackers' calibrated extraction of data and the government's step-by-step response. It illuminates a sequence of events that lawmakers have struggled to pin down in public hearings with Obama administration officials. The timeline makes clear that the heist of data on 22 million current and former federal employees was one sustained assault rather than two separate intrusions to steal background investigation data and personnel records. The document, which bears the seals of OPM and the Department of Homeland Security, is dated July 14 and was prepared...
  • Did you know THERE WAS NO INCOME TAX till the Civil War?

    04/16/2017 3:06:15 PM PDT · by ReformedMedia · 36 replies
    The Washington Standard ^ | 04-15-2017 | William Federer
    On APRIL 15, 1865, President Lincoln died. He was shot the night before in Ford’s Theater. On APRIL 15, 1912, the Titanic sank. It struck an iceberg the night before. Among the 1,514 lives lost were millionaires John Jacob Astor IV, Benjamin Guggenheim and Isa Strauss, all of whom were vocal opponents of the Federal Reserve Act. In 1954, APRIL 15 became the deadline for filing Income Tax returns. Originally, Article I, Section 9 of the U.S. Constitution prohibited a direct Federal Income Tax on American citizens: “NO CAPITATION OR OTHER DIRECT TAX SHALL BE LAID, UNLESS IN PROPORTION TO...
  • Tax Day Cometh (For Most)

    04/13/2017 4:35:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 13, 2017 | Derek Hunter
    Tuesday is tax day. I tell you this not to raise your blood pressure, but to remind you. If youÂ’re like me, you wait till the last minute because you have to cut a check to Uncle Sam. Since withholdings used to force me to give the government an interest-free loan before I started doing contracting work, I figured making them wait till the very last day was the least I could do to protest for the hand in my wallet they used to have for me.But I will cut that check again this year, as I do every year....
  • Ted Cruz: The Tax Basher!

    04/18/2016 6:22:14 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 18, 2016 | Rebecca Hagelin
    Is your stomach in knots today? Happy Tax Day! Most folks I know find themselves engulfed in stress just when they should be enjoying the arrival of spring and the beauty it brings. In March and April families can actually feel the tension build as Tax Day approaches. Dads are grumpy, and moms are even grumpier. Where are those receipts? When can I find the time to read all the new tax codes? Why does the government take so much? Can we afford to hire an accountant? Can we afford not to? Why the heck should we have to? Will...
  • IRS Giving Tax Credits to Illegals Who've Engaged in Identity Theft

    04/15/2016 6:36:14 AM PDT · by sally234 · 9 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 4-15-2016 | Daniel Horowitz
    In a typical year, April 15 is Tax Day when hard-working Americans cede over an enormous amount of their income to the federal government so they can redistribute it to all sorts of special interests and protected classes, including illegal aliens. You heard that right. The IRS has admitted to knowingly granting refundable tax credits, which work as back door welfare payments, to illegal aliens who break the law and steal Social Security numbers to obtain employment and file their taxes.
  • Does any one have a list of Tax Day "Freebees"?

    04/15/2015 11:24:56 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 9 replies
    15 April 2015 | US navy Vet
    Just Wondering.
  • Tax Day 2015: Why Is April 15 The Deadline To Pay Taxes?

    04/14/2015 8:30:28 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 32 replies
    Tech Times ^ | April 14, 2015 | Laura Rosenfeld
    Though they may seem like it, the dates that holidays fall on aren't usually random. They typically commemorate a significant event that happened on or around that day. Obviously, this makes sense. However, it's hard to guess why April 15 was chosen as Tax Day, the deadline for filing and paying your taxes. The 16th Amendment, which instituted a national income tax, was passed by Congress on July 2, 1909 and ratified on Feb. 3, 1913, but neither of these days made the cut to be the Tax Day. What gives? If the April 15 deadline to file and pay...
  • Tax Refund Seizure

    04/16/2014 6:57:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 44 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 15, 2014 | Hank Adler
    As has been widely reported, a single sentence in the 2008 Farm Bill, Public Law 110-246, is said to be responsible for the Internal Revenue Service seizing refunds from the children of taxpayers who the Social Security Administration says were inadvertently overpaid in the 1960s and 1970s. Are they kidding? The story is ugly in so many ways. Of course, no one is claiming credit for the change in the law that the Internal Revenue Service and the Social Security Administration is relying upon to seize taxpayer refunds. But, of course, there is the actual language in the bill for...
  • Now remember, the taxes you pay go to a relatively good cause

    04/15/2014 3:16:44 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 2 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 4-15-14 | The Looking Spoon
    I'm not wrong...all things are relative here.
  • Start your April 15th off right with this Tax Day poem!

    04/15/2014 9:37:30 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 3 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 4-15-14 | The Looking Spoon
  • Here's 22 graphics and memes to get you ready for Tax Day...

    04/15/2014 9:33:40 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 1 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 4-15-14 | The Looking Spoon
  • PASSOVER / Tax Day : Total Lunar Eclipse = Blood Moon

    03/30/2014 11:21:05 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 20 replies
    Sword and Shield of Hawaii ^ | March 30 , 2014 | Sword and Shield of Hawaii
    something really strange is about to happen …………
  • Mark Levin: Amend Constitution to Put Tax Day and Election Day Back to Back

    08/12/2013 1:48:04 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 44 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | August 12, 2013 - 12:46 AM | Terence P. Jeffrey
    In his new book—The Liberty Amendments: Restoring the American Republic—nationally syndicated radio host Mark Levin, who served as chief of staff in the Reagan Justice Department, argues that the Constitution should be amended to put tax day and election day back to back. “I would move tax day to the day before election day,” Levin said in an interview on CNSNews.com’s Online With Terry Jeffrey. “I think this is very important, because if you’ll notice, election day and tax day are about as far apart as they can get, like seven months apart,” said Levin. “So we’re voting on the...
  • Barney Frank on the Boston bombing: Let this serve as a reminder to you, smaller government

    04/16/2013 5:08:17 PM PDT · by Nachum · 29 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 4/16/13 | Doug Powers
    The wisdom Frank tried to impart on CNN this morning is that the best way to fight against terrorism is by making government a lot bigger. Video via The Weekly Standard: “In this terrible situation, let’s be very grateful that we had a well-funded, functioning government. It is very fashionable in America, and has been for some time to criticize government, belittle public employees, talk about their pensions, talk about what people think … of [their] health care. Here we saw government in two ways perform very well. … I never was as a member of Congress one of the...
  • MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts Calls Out Barney Frank for Politicizing Boston Marathon Bombing

    04/16/2013 12:47:15 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | April 16, 2013 | Paul Bremmer
    Former congressman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) went on MSNBC this morning to react to yesterdayÂ’s bombing at the Boston Marathon. In a shameless moment of advocacy, Frank used the tragedy to make a political statement about revenue and the size of government. Considering that this happened on MSNBC, you might expect the host to condone the congressmanÂ’s liberal activism, but anchor Thomas Roberts actually called Frank out for his despicable attempt to politicize this tragedy. Early in the interview, Frank stressed that none of us know much about who and what were behind this event as of yet. So the former...
  • Tax Day Reality Bites, Don't It? Obama Thinks You're "Rich"

    04/16/2013 8:46:14 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 4 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 4-16-2013 | MOTUS
    Thoughts and prayers this morning for yesterday’s bombing victims and their families. I know there has been talk about the Marathon Bomber being a disgruntled Tea Partier (well okay, it was just Tingles and CNN dufus, Peter Bergen, who came right out and said it, butt you know others were hoping thinking it too.) From what I hear via Little Mo that is very unlikely. Here’s part of the report he filed late last night: “Authorities say they are searching for a darker skinned or black male with a black backpack and black sweatshirt, possibly foreign national from the accent...
  • Barney Frank: 'No Tax Cut Would Have Helped Us Deal With This'

    04/16/2013 7:37:21 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 44 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 04/16/2013 | By DANIEL HALPER
    "I'm glad you raised that, because it gives me a chance to make a point I've felt strongly about," said Frank. "In this terrible situation, let's be very grateful that we had a well-funded, functioning government. It is very fashionable in America, and has been for some time to criticize government, belittle public employees, talk about their pensions, talk about what people think ... of [their] health care. Here we saw government in two ways perform very well. ... I never was as a member of Congress one of the cheerleaders for less government, lower taxes. No tax cut would...
  • Axelrod: Obama thinks Boston bombings could be related to tax day

    04/16/2013 7:24:03 AM PDT · by Windy City Conservative · 201 replies
    In explaining why President Obama didn't call the Boston bombings a "terrorist attack," former adviser David Axelrod said, "I'm sure what was going through the president's mind is -- we really don't know who did this -- it was tax day": "The word has taken on a different meaning since 9/11," Axelrod said of the phrase "terrorist attack." "You use those words and it means something very specific in people's mind. And I'm sure what was going through the president's mind is -- we really don't know who did this -- it was tax day. Was it someone who was...
  • Chris Matthews: Did Boston Bombing Have Anything To Do With Tax Day?

    04/16/2013 5:40:36 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 63 replies
    News Busters ^ | Apr 15, 2013 | Noel Sheppard
    Chris Matthews: Did Boston Bombing Have Anything To Do With Tax Day? By Noel Sheppard | April 15, 2013 | 18:46 As NewsBusters reported earlier, MSNBC's Chris Matthews seems hell-bent on trying to blame the Boston Marathon bombing on a domestic terrorist, preferrably a conservative one. After saying shortly into his Hardball program, "Normally domestic terrorists, people, tend to be on the far right," Matthews later asked his guests if Tax Day had something to do with the event since it doesn't mean a "whole lot to the Arab world or Islamic world or the, certainly not to al Qaeda"...
  • Obama In The Backblast.

    04/15/2012 2:12:08 PM PDT · by Atlanticist.us · 34 replies
    skipmaclure.us ^ | April 15th 2012 | Skip MacLure
    It’s ironic how quickly events can turn. MaoBama and the DNC goon squad were preparing what they thought to be a devastating attack against our presumptive presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, by attacking his wife and attempting to discredit and marginalize her. In order to accomplish this end, they trotted out the usual assortment of worn-out hacks to demean a lady who has more class in her little fingernail than the entire DeMarxist establishment combined. The assault was headed by a long-term DeMarxist lesbian activist, whose own ‘marriage’ and subsequent divorce left their adopted twins with a broken home. This ‘expert’...