When Americans think of food stamp recipients, images of desperate lower-income Americans typically come to mind. Taxpayers desperately want to believe that their hard-earned dollars are helping poor people struggling to make ends meet with welfare benefits helping them get the vital nutrients they need to stay alive. Imagine the outrage, then, as taxpayers find out that some of the people on food stamps are in fact millionaires. Read the article at the Washington Examiner
5/9: Republicans need to explain why Democrats are wrong about the wealthy. If they don’t, it’s not only the rich who will suffer.
4/18: There will be a long court battle ahead with important implications about the protections for the privacy of all tax returns—including your own.
American Civil Rights Union Policy Board member Walter Williams explains why the tax laws are so unfair to the people who actually pay the most in taxes.
Politicians exploit public ignorance.