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Not Even God Could Stop IRS From Raiding Televangelist Benny Hinn (VIDEOS)

Not Even God Could Stop IRS From Raiding Televangelist Benny Hinn (VIDEOS)

For the better part of three decades, Benny Hinn has fit every stereotype most of us associate with televangelists. The opulent lifestyle, expensive suits, a near-fanatical following, the lot. Hinn is best known for his healing crusades, at which people topple over with a mere wave of his hand. Speaking as a charismatic/pentecostal who has […]

500 IRS Employees Caught Not Paying Federal Tax In 2015. Justice Served To? Only 5 (VIDEO)

500 IRS Employees Caught Not Paying Federal Tax In 2015. Justice Served To? Only 5 (VIDEO)

We can safely presume IRS employees to be hardened professionals who tend to complete their federal tax forms diligently without fiddling with the numbers. Besides, they know the charges they will face if they try to scam their own government. Unfortunately, the truth is far from this as the IRS disciplined almost 500 employees for either […]

WATCH: Harry Reid LOSES IT On Senate Floor, Says ‘Scammer-In-Chief’ Trump Is Secretly BROKE

WATCH: Harry Reid LOSES IT On Senate Floor, Says ‘Scammer-In-Chief’ Trump Is Secretly BROKE

Harry Reid tore Donald Trump a new one yesterday during a speech in the Senate. The Senate Minority leader called the GOP presidential nominee a “scammer-in-chief,” and charged that he is unfit to be President: “He was born with an inheritance but lost his daddy’s wealth. That’s why Donald Trump won’t release his tax returns. […]

Warren Buffett Gives Donald Trump ‘An Offer I Hope He Can’t Refuse’ (VIDEO)

Warren Buffett Gives Donald Trump ‘An Offer I Hope He Can’t Refuse’ (VIDEO)

Warren Buffett officially threw down the gauntlet at a Clinton rally in Omaha, Nebraska on August 1. Calling it “an offer I hope he cannot refuse,” Buffett called for Donald Trump to release his tax returns. Trump has not released his returns up to this point, citing the fact that he is being audited by the […]

WATCH: GOP Pushes For Impeachment Of Someone Other Than Obama And It’s Still Ridiculous!

WATCH: GOP Pushes For Impeachment Of Someone Other Than Obama And It’s Still Ridiculous!

Once upon a time back in 2013, the IRS was accused of targeting conservative groups who had applied for a tax-exempt status. Fox News pundits and far-right GOP politicians dubbed it “Obama’s Watergate” and insisted it was the scandal that would bring down the Obama administration and expose the left for their unfair treatment of […]

Conservative Lawmakers Are Working To Slip A Big Change By You

Conservative Lawmakers Are Working To Slip A Big Change By You

If lawmakers want to make big changes in a way that doesn’t attract too much attention, hiding it in tax code is a great way to do it. This week, conservative members on the House Ways and Means committee introduced H.R.5053 – an amendment to tax code that would prohibit the IRS from requiring that the […]

Elizabeth Warren Is Quietly Working To Stop Tax Return Companies From Preying On The Poor

Elizabeth Warren Is Quietly Working To Stop Tax Return Companies From Preying On The Poor

Conservatives want you to believe they have the market cornered on fixing the tax code. Well, Senator Elizabeth Warren may beg to differ. On Wednesday, the progressive Senator from Massachusetts introduced a bill that would significantly reform the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is one of seven co-sponsors of the bill and […]

See What Wiped That Smirk Off Pharma Boy’s Face (VIDEO)

See What Wiped That Smirk Off Pharma Boy’s Face (VIDEO)

Remember Martin Shkreli, who became known as “Pharma Bro” after hiking up the price on a cancer treatment drug from $13.50 a pill to $750 a pill? The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is now seeking more than $4.6 million just in 2014 unpaid taxes from the former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO, Gawker reported on Thursday. Shkreli, […]

John Oliver Pressures IRS Into Investigating Televangelists

John Oliver Pressures IRS Into Investigating Televangelists

Imagine a husband and wife starting up a business in Texas with far-reaching TV advertising. Their business model is to recruit people to send them money, and in exchange they promise that someone else they have no ties to will not only refund that money, but pay them bonuses as a result of their investment. […]

10 Very Weird Tax Deductions

10 Very Weird Tax Deductions

Get started on preparing your taxes. Don’t wait until the last moment! Yes, tax prep can be worrisome, bothersome, complex and not one’s best idea of a fun time. With that in mind, here is a list of very weird, unusual, bizarre, strange tax deductions. Perhaps you can use some of these ideas? In general, […]

Liberal America, The Sunday Spin: A Summary Of The Week’s Events Vol1, Issue5

Liberal America, The Sunday Spin: A Summary Of The Week’s Events Vol1, Issue5

Welcome to the fifth issue of Liberal America’s Sunday Spin. In each issue you’ll find the highlights from the week, which includes the latest on politics, the economy, activism, the environment, and even a few funnies. So sit back, relax and soak in what Liberal America has to offer!