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Rand Paul Flat Tax Plan Proposed, 14.5 Percent Tax For All Americans

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Rand Paul shared an overview of a “fair and flat tax” plan he will soon unveil on Capitol Hill. The Republican presidential hopeful said the flat tax would would benefit all hard-working Americans to keep more of the money they earned while simplifying the United States daunting and massive tax code. The Kentucky Senator’s plan… Read more »

Jeb Bush Cancels Charleston Campaign Stop After Church Massacre

Jeb Bush has cancelled a planned visit to Charleston following the shooting yesterday.

Republican Presidential hopeful Jeb Bush has cancelled a planned visit to Charleston following the brutal shooting that left 9 dead at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in the city. Bush had planned to attend as part of a four-day tour of several states after he formally announced his candidacy on Monday, the Hill reports. Bush’s likely… Read more »

Donald Trump’s Hired Extras – $50 To Cheer At Campaign Announcement

Donald Trump Paid Supporters

Donald Trump’s campaign is off to a rough start. For one, many of the supporters cheering during his big presidential announcement were paid extras, hired for the day to fill in the crowd. At least Trump promoted fair wages, paying each actor $50 for less than three hours work. The Hollywood Reporter reportedly obtained the… Read more »

Kansas Raises Taxes On The Poor To Pay For Wealthy Tax Cuts

Kansas raises taxes on poor to pay for wealthy tax breaks

Kansas lawmakers ended their legislative session last week by raising taxes on the state’s poorest citizens so it could maintain a series of tax breaks for the wealthy. The poorest citizens of Kansas must now pay a larger percentage of their income to the government in the form of taxes than their wealthy counterparts. The… Read more »

Jeb Bush Campaign Website Had Hidden ‘Die Hard’ Messages

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The Jeb Bush campaign website had a surprise buried within the site code for a few hours Monday — a synopsis of the movie Die Hard. The references to the movie in Jeb Bush’s website were first noticed by Jeremy Bowers of the New York Times, who tweeted the findings and added that it “seems… Read more »

Jeffrey Ross: People Who Are Too Politically Correct Should Adapt To Us

Jeffrey Ross On Seinfeld PC Statement

Comedian Jeffrey Ross and Real Time host Bill Maher discussed the recent controversy surrounding Jerry Seinfeld and his accusation that college kids today are “too politically correct.” Maher brought the question up, clearly siding with Seinfeld and denouncing his formerly liberal audience, whom he blamed as being “too PC.” He then asked Ross what he… Read more »

George Pataki Cancels Campaign Dates: 30-Year-Old Son-In-Law In Intensive Care

George Pataki

George Pataki was originally expected to appear on campaign stops in New Hampshire, but he has canceled events after Pataki’s son-in-law suffered a stroke earlier this week. Pataki’s son-in-law, David Levy, is only 30-years-old. Pataki’s campaign has called the stroke “life-threatening.” A representative from Pataki’s campaign said in a statement, “This episode is a shock… Read more »

Bill O’Reilly And Megyn Kelly Go On Obama-Bashing Tirade

Bill O'Reilly and Megyn Kelly

Bill O’Reilly and Megyn Kelly doubled down on Barack Obama last evening, with both bashing Obama for comments made at the G7 summit. The O’Reilly Factor quoted the president about not having a plan to combat ISIS. “When a finalized plan is presented to me by the Pentagon, then I will share it with the… Read more »

Scott Walker: Despite Poll Numbers, Walker Says Jeb Bush Is Frontrunner

Scott Walker

Despite reports that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker leads in the Iowa polls, Walker says he absolutely is not the frontrunner for the Republican candidacy. That honor, Walker says, is reserved for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. Walker said: “I think Governor Bush is still probably out there in front, just because he’s probably gonna have… Read more »

Hillary Clinton ‘Unelectable,’ But She Could Still Win, Pundit Says

Hillary Clinton Unelectable?

Hillary Clinton has a tendency to be her own worst enemy. That’s the charge of many of her critics, who’ve watched her lose to an inexperienced Senator from Illinois (in 2008), fumble Benghazi, and get caught up in a campaign finance scandal that found her Clinton Foundation taking substantial payouts from foreign interests. The former… Read more »

Michigan Welfare Bill Would Cut Benefits For Families With Truant Kids

Michigan Welfare Cuts Proposed

Michigan welfare cuts could be coming soon state-wide to the families of truant schoolchildren. In a move pushed by the state’s Republican lawmakers, families with chronically truant kids could end up losing some of their benefits if they don’t correct the issue in a move that is designed to “keep kids in school,” where they… Read more »