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Same old thing: Tax and Spend

We were provided a joint analysis of President Obama’s budget by the House and Senate Republican Budget Committees.

IRS Spent $60,000 on Star Trek and Gilligan's Island Parody Videos

If you thought that there couldn't possibly be any other embarrassing details about  federal agency conference spending, I regret to inform you that you were wrong.

Last Night's Biggest Snub? Taxpayers

Last night, as you may have heard, America's film industry threw itself a massive party, and while some of the attendees looked to be in danger of starving, none of them looked especially poor. Anyhow, today the media is buzzing over Ang Lee's upset and the 22-year-old Jennifer Lawrence's win for Best Actress.  However, before the Oscars began, Glenn Reynolds (of Instapundit fame) pointed out an Oscar injustice that should have moviegoers across the country livid: the billions in tax breaks and giveaways handed to movie studios each year. Here's Reynolds, from Saturday's Wall Street Journal.

911 Funds Should Support 911 Functions

The 911 system is a valuable emergency communications tool available nationwide, and supported, in part, through fees typically designated as either 911 funds or enhanced 911 (E-911) fees.

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