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    LA Times: Taxpayer activists criticize California’s purchase...

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    “The excesses and absurdities never seem to end with government,” said Lew Uhler, president of the California-based National Tax Limitation Committee. “Infuriation never ends with the way that they operate.”

    The state purchased $540,000 worth of new Ford Fusion Hybrids and other cars for legislators over the last 18 months, prompting criticism from taxpayer activists who call the vehicles unnecessary political perks given at a time when many Californians continue to struggle financially.

    The Ford…

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    Tax Watch Spring 2015

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    The 113th Congress Congressional Scorecard is Here!

    The National Tax Limitation Committee (NTLC) was organized in 1975 to seek constitutional and other limits on taxes, spending and deficits at the federal, state and local levels of government, in keeping with the principles, policies and objectives of Ronald Reagan.  Each Congress, NTLC analyzes the voting records of US Senators and Representatives, as it has done for the past 30 years.  This report on the Congress covers the period from January 2013 through August…

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    Putting Congress Back in Control of Tax...

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    As posted in the Washington Times July 9, 2014:

    By Lewis K. Uhler and Peter J. Ferrara

    House Speaker John A. Boehner is confronted by a president who has become virtually lawless: He runs roughshod over existing laws and legislation by changing them or not enforcing them, in complete violation of the separation of powers under Article II, Section 3. Administrative agencies under his jurisdiction issue rules and edicts beyond the scope ever intended by Congress in its enabling legislation….

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    Wal-Mart Paying $17.40 to New Cashiers

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    According to a post by Mark Perry on the AEI-Ideas.org website, the Wal-Mart in Williston North Dakota is advertising that they are looking for new cashiers. VIEW HIS POST HERE

    Nothing new there, but what they’re paying is, $17.40 an hour. And why? It’s the economy stupid! Many, especially those in the liberal media and on the left side of the isle in state and federal legislative positions, must have missed the “supply and demand” portion…

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    Teacher Tenure Ruled Unconstitutional

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    It’s basic logic to hire, keep, promote and reward the best employees who provide the best performance, unless you’re the government. Maybe this can be the start to some positive change in government employment practices:

    From KCRA.com

     →  LOS ANGELES —California’s tenure protections for public school teachers were ruled unconstitutional Tuesday by a judge presiding in a lawsuit brought by nine students.

    Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu cited the historic case of…

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