James O’Keefe just dropped the fourth installment in his series exposing the corruption and bias in the ‘deep state’. This report features two Internal Revenue Service (IRS) officials who candidly discuss the IRS’s unfair treatment of conservative non-profit groups.
The two officials in the report are Thomas Sheehy, an IRS tax examiner and member of the Austin Democratic Socialists of America in Texas, and Jerry Semasek, an IRS attorney in Washington, DC.
read more at https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-25/i-dont-give-shit-if-its-crime-fourth-veritas-video-reveals-irs-still-targeting
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529s now for K-12 tooby Jonathan SmallPresident of the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA)Since 2015, annual taxes and other revenue taken from Oklahomans by the state’s Republican-controlled government has increased by $1.1 billion.By contrast, …
Many have inquired when they would be able to sign the Voter Referendum Petition to give the people of Oklahoma the opportunity to reject or retain the largest wealth redistribution tax increase passed in Oklahoma history (half a billion dollars) by the State Legislature and Governor. The moment has arrived and below is the press release from Oklahoma Taxpayers Unite!
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Back on January 17, 2013, I published an article here at the GiN website entitled “NE Medicaid Expansion: The Race is On.” I followed up with an entire series of articles detailing why Medicaid expansion is an uncommonly bad idea. Those articles were widely read and, I believe, effective in helping to prevent Medicaid expansion […]
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Governor Mary Fallin Signs Legislation Repealing Hotel/Motel TaxMeasures to make up revenue from proposed tax also signed into lawOKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today signed House Bill (HB) 1012XX, which repeals a $5 tax on hotel and motel rooms,…
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Press conference at capitol with Senator Nathan Dahm and Senator Josh Brecheen on April 9 2018
Oklahoma taxpayers have been asked to shoulder a larger tax burden to pay our teachers and fund our schools – but the wind industry is fighting to keep its sweetheart deals and taxpayer handouts in addition to receiving a federal tax credit, property tax exemptions, and more. We should not be taking money out of the wallets of every Oklahoman by raising their taxes while continuing to cut a check for $70 million to the wind industry every year.
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Let’s stop throwing money into the wind Oklahoma!
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Photo from NewsOK story: also pictured, Randy Weingarten and Ed AllenAs the teacher’s walkout in Oklahoma continues into its second week for many schools in the state, the questions which really need to be asked at this point are “Why?” …
In case you’ve been under a rock and haven’t learned about the West Virginia teachers who have apparently inspired teacher walkouts in Arizona, Kentucky and Oklahoma, I thought it important to make sure anyone who wanted to do more than hear talking points and rhetoric have direct access to OSDE data.
In my next few blogs, I’m going to try and hit some of the talking points pushed by OEA (Oklahoma Education Association – the state arm of the National Teachers Association (NEA) – the UNION pushing the walkout), doing the calculations right in front of you and providing links to check my figures. I want to make sure readers have direct access to some of the more important links I’ll be using for fact checking, however, so all this is public.
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Too Much State Revenue?by OCPA President Jonathan SmallState revenue keeps rising. This is good news for many Oklahomans, but not for those wanting higher taxes.The State Board of Equalization has adopted revenue estimates for the next fiscal year. The…
Oklahoma Considering Income Tax Changes to Address Budget Shortfallby Erica York, TaxFoundation.orgA new proposal in the state of Oklahoma would increase state income tax collections by $175.7 million. The income tax changes are part of a larger packag…