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Brisbane Times
Rex Tillerson says Pakistan must help get Taliban to peace tablenation-building and democracy promotion, saying, "We may be taking different a
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 hours ago
nation-building and democracy promotion, saying, "We may be taking different approaches and not putting so much of the US taxpayer dollar on the ground, building schools and building infrastructures." Afghanistan "can choose its form of... Read more
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WA Today
Rex Tillerson says Pakistan must help get Taliban to peace tablenation-building and democracy promotion, saying, "We may be taking different a
WA Today / Posted 2 hours ago
nation-building and democracy promotion, saying, "We may be taking different approaches and not putting so much of the US taxpayer dollar on the ground, building schools and building infrastructures." Afghanistan "can choose its form of... Read more
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The Age
Rex Tillerson says Pakistan must help get Taliban to peace tablenation-building and democracy promotion, saying, "We may be taking different a
The Age / Posted 2 hours ago
nation-building and democracy promotion, saying, "We may be taking different approaches and not putting so much of the US taxpayer dollar on the ground, building schools and building infrastructures." Afghanistan "can choose its form of... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Rex Tillerson says Pakistan must help get Taliban to peace tablenation-building and democracy promotion, saying, "We may be taking different a
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
nation-building and democracy promotion, saying, "We may be taking different approaches and not putting so much of the US taxpayer dollar on the ground, building schools and building infrastructures." Afghanistan "can choose its form of... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
New salary figures show Brockton pols voted themselves big pay raisesbefore the legislators voted again to reinstate the pay raises. The pay raise
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
before the legislators voted again to reinstate the pay raises. The pay raise was also opposed by the Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance, which claims to be a nonpartisan nonprofit pushing for fiscal responsibility, but is often described by Democrats... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
New salary figures show Brockton pols get big pay raisesbefore the legislators voted again to reinstate the pay raises. The pay raise
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
before the legislators voted again to reinstate the pay raises. The pay raise was also opposed by the Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance, which claims to be a nonpartisan nonprofit pushing for fiscal responsibility, but is often described by Democrats... Read more
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express
BBC splashes out £142million on staff pay-offs - despite promise to slash costslast five years in staff pay-offs Despite watchdogs slamming the BBC for blowi
express / Posted 2 days ago
last five years in staff pay-offs Despite watchdogs slamming the BBC for blowing too much money on severance payments, the taxpayer-funded corporation spent £33.1 million on them last year alone for 539 departing members of staff, representing an... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Trimble: Alberta parents' rights trampled by education system and teachers' unionhave such a conflict. They’ve created an absence of care for students and now
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
have such a conflict. They’ve created an absence of care for students and now they are being paid to fill it, all on the taxpayer dime. The ATA states that “a teacher should never reveal a student’s sexual orientation or gender identity to a... Read more
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Reuters
Devolution gives Kenyans a taste of power as they vote governors outalso handing them responsibility for basic healthcare, early education, local r
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
also handing them responsibility for basic healthcare, early education, local roads, and other infrastructure. Suddenly taxpayers lived next to the people who were spending - or stealing - their money. Since then, a couple of local politicians... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Press Council Adjudicationand federal grants even as they disrupt major projects” online. The print artic
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
and federal grants even as they disrupt major projects” online. The print article began on page one, headed “EXCLUSIVE: Taxpayers’ funding for Gang Green”. The article reported that “ECO-activists who rely on taxpayer millions in funding [are]... Read more
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Daily Echo
Council spends £3,000 of taxpayers' money to attend award ceremony - but comes home empty-handedCIVIC chiefs spent more than £3,000 of taxpayer’s money on attending a glitteri
Daily Echo / Posted 5 days ago
CIVIC chiefs spent more than £3,000 of taxpayer’s money on attending a glittering London awards ceremony - only to come home empty-handed. Test Valley council spent £2,500 on ten tickets to the MJ Local Government Achievement Awards, which took... Read more
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Daily Mail
HMS Queen Elizabeth to reach Portsmouth this morningif not thousands of young men and women that go to war on behalf of the nation.
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
if not thousands of young men and women that go to war on behalf of the nation. 'It is absolutely an obligation of the taxpayer to ensure we have the right equipment.' Flight deck size: 230ft by 920ft - the equivalent of three football... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Church called out for judicial retention pamphletcampaign. An IRS spokesman declined to comment Friday. "The IRS is prohibited
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
campaign. An IRS spokesman declined to comment Friday. "The IRS is prohibited by law from commenting on any specific taxpayer or entity," spokesman Christopher Miller wrote in an email response to The Associated Press. In his Oct. 7 sermon,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jeremy Hunt ‘spends £44,000 on private bathroom'More taxpayers' money down the drain! Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt splashes out
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
More taxpayers' money down the drain! Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt splashes out '£44,000 for a designer toilet and new bathroom for his office' after demanding the NHS makes £22billion 'efficiency savings' Health Secretary said to have splashed out... Read more
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express
BBC embroiled in NEW row as viewers complaints ‘may take several MONTHS’to the BBC may take months to be dealt with Ahead of a shakeup of the Beeb’s c
express / Posted 9 days ago
to the BBC may take months to be dealt with Ahead of a shakeup of the Beeb’s complaints system, the Countryside Alliance said they were “disappointed” with the proposals. They said it would see watchdog Ofcom sidelined in an attempt to... Read more
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The Alliance Review
CONTENTIOUS TIME AT CITY COUNCILOUR VIEW: Published: August 12, 2017 3:00 AM Alliance Councilwoman Julie Jakm
The Alliance Review / Posted 10 days ago
OUR VIEW: Published: August 12, 2017 3:00 AM Alliance Councilwoman Julie Jakmides walked out of a city council meeting last week and walked into a debate over whether her actions were justified. Jakmides was in the... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Zito announces election bid for Illinois' 49th District seatI will use my experience in the public and private sectors to bring serious fin
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
I will use my experience in the public and private sectors to bring serious financial reform to how Illinois spends taxpayer money." Zito plans to pound the pavement in every precinct of the 49th District to ensure that residents' voices... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Zito announces election bid for Illinois' 49th District seatI will use my experience in the public and private sectors to bring serious fin
My Suburban Life / Posted 11 days ago
I will use my experience in the public and private sectors to bring serious financial reform to how Illinois spends taxpayer money." Zito plans to pound the pavement in every precinct of the 49th District to ensure that residents' voices... Read more
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BC Local News
Courtenay council wants to get ‘the truth’ out therefor some councillors and at least one senior city staff member – CAO Dave Allen
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
for some councillors and at least one senior city staff member – CAO Dave Allen. A group, going by the name Comox Valley Taxpayers Alliance, paid for a full page advertisement June 15 in the Comox Valley Record criticizing some councillors for... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Courtenay council wants to get ‘the truth’ out therefor some councillors and at least one senior city staff member – CAO Dave Allen
Comox Valley Record / Posted 12 days ago
for some councillors and at least one senior city staff member – CAO Dave Allen. A group, going by the name Comox Valley Taxpayers Alliance, paid for a full page advertisement June 15 in the Comox Valley Record criticizing some councillors for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shock as Laboso Brings Down Combative Isaac Rutoregime. As results trickled in on Wednesday, it became clear that the fifth pr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
regime. As results trickled in on Wednesday, it became clear that the fifth principal in the opposition National Super Alliance (Nasa) was headed for a devastating defeat by Dr Joyce Cherono Laboso, who is likely to become the first woman... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Modernised taxation system for the Solomon IslandsIslands. As a direct outcome of this modernization project, an estimated 123,80
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
Islands. As a direct outcome of this modernization project, an estimated 123,800 wage and salary employees, 200 corporate taxpayers and 3,684 small businesses will be able to undertake tax-related transactions with the Solomon Islands Government... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Jakmides: 'Transparency isn't a game'decision to walk out during meetingBy STEPHANIE UJHELYI sujhelyi@the-review.com
The Alliance Review / Posted 13 days ago
decision to walk out during meetingBy STEPHANIE UJHELYI sujhelyi@the-review.com Published: August 9, 2017 3:00 AM Alliance Councilwoman Julie Jakmides' patience ran out Monday night after months of witnessing what she has called excessive... Read more
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Daily Press
Business videosin the counties, per recent presentation The only written risk analysis the Pe
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
in the counties, per recent presentation The only written risk analysis the Peninsula Airport Commission prepared in using taxpayer money to guarantee a $5 million line of credit for People Express Airlines was done two and half years after the... Read more
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The Alliance Review
At a glance: Transcript of Council debate Published: August 9, 2017 3:00 AM A transcript of the exchange between Allian
The Alliance Review / Posted 13 days ago
Published: August 9, 2017 3:00 AM A transcript of the exchange between Alliance Council President Arthur Garnes and Councilwoman Julie Jakmides, R-at large, during her Finance Committee report in which... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Millions of ordinary people still paying the price a decade after credit crunchSeptember 14, 2007, customers withdrew £1billion of savings in the biggest run
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
September 14, 2007, customers withdrew £1billion of savings in the biggest run on a British bank in a century. The taxpayer pumped in £45billion and, nearly a decade on, is still owed the money.Sir Tom McKillop. RBS chairman quit in 2009.... Read more
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Boston Herald
Critics blast per diems as ‘double-dipping’Critics blasted state pols for collecting $67,000 in taxpayer-funded travel sti
Boston Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Critics blasted state pols for collecting $67,000 in taxpayer-funded travel stipends this year despite voting in February for a multimillion-dollar pay raise for themselves. “It’s like double-dipping,” said State Rep. Shaunna O’Connell... Read more
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New America Media
Despite Parents' Fears, Young Immigrants Embrace Public Rolescity. When military officials asked them for I.D. and Social Security numbers,
New America Media / Posted 15 days ago
city. When military officials asked them for I.D. and Social Security numbers, the men handed over their Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITIN), something many undocumented immigrants use as their Social Security number. When... Read more
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Boston Herald
Chabot: Pols bank $67G from eliminated travel perkSummer break-bound Beacon Hill lawmakers, who failed to pass a popular sales ta
Boston Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Summer break-bound Beacon Hill lawmakers, who failed to pass a popular sales tax holiday last week, collected $67,000 in taxpayer-funded travel stipends this year despite eliminating the perk when they voted themselves a multimillion-dollar pay... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
I’ll fight him every step along the waywages, and with annual losses even in the boom years. Let’s look too at State a
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
wages, and with annual losses even in the boom years. Let’s look too at State acquisitions, and ask ourselves whether the taxpayer overpaid, be it for land, or building contracts, or wrecking services. Let us pay attention to the timing of these... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Little Rock notebookan estimated $250,000 to make the needed repairs to the station, sell it or "mo
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
an estimated $250,000 to make the needed repairs to the station, sell it or "mothball it." The city spent $258,219 in taxpayer money to open the station six years ago this month, using state and private grants to fund the rest of the $725,469... Read more
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The Hill
The Memo: GOP questions Trump's Mueller strategyis that between the Washington establishment and the independent ‘investigators
The Hill / Posted 17 days ago
is that between the Washington establishment and the independent ‘investigators’ who are using government resources and taxpayer funds to perpetuate this witch hunt,” Eric Beach, the head of the pro-Trump Great America Alliance, wrote in a... Read more
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4NI
Other News In Briefto remain part of the community is better for the health and well-being of the
4NI / Posted 18 days ago
to remain part of the community is better for the health and well-being of the person involved. "It is also better for the taxpayer because it reduces pressure on other public services, including the health service. "Cuts to the Supporting People... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Coalition wants property taxes gonePennsylvania to declare its independence from school property taxes. Represent
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 18 days ago
Pennsylvania to declare its independence from school property taxes. Representatives from the Pennsylvania Coalition of Taxpayer Associations held a town hall on the proposed “Property Tax Independence Act” that drew more than 150 people to... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Town hall meeting on tax reform draws 150-plus peoplePennsylvania to declare its independence from school property taxes. Represent
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
Pennsylvania to declare its independence from school property taxes. Representatives from the Pennsylvania Coalition of Taxpayer Associations held a town hall on the proposed “Property Tax Independence Act” that drew 150-plus people to... Read more
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CTV News
B.C. asks for review of $8.8B Site C dam project, threatening thousands of jobsmotivations for requesting a review. "Is this fake review being done in the be
CTV News / Posted 20 days ago
motivations for requesting a review. "Is this fake review being done in the best interest of the British Columbia taxpayer or is this simply another way of appeasing Andrew Weaver to prop up their partisan alliance?" asked Liberal member... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Linksthat. Many a contractor and employee at Boeing, Lockheed, Raytheon, and General
Naked Capitalism / Posted 20 days ago
that. Many a contractor and employee at Boeing, Lockheed, Raytheon, and General Dynamics earn their living because we the taxpayer subsidize them. Technically, the taxpayers don’t fund them, certainly not via taxes. The government’s MMT money... Read more
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TribLIVE
Senator introduces bill to legalize marijuana nationwidefor marijuana-related offenses-at an incredible cost of lost human potential, t
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
for marijuana-related offenses-at an incredible cost of lost human potential, torn apart families and communities, and taxpayer dollars," Booker said in a Facebook post introducing the legislation. He added that the legislation would "legalize... Read more
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express
'Long overdue' Probe into Britain's foreign aid budget welcomed by campaignerswith Britain’s national security and development objectives, and that they are
express / Posted 22 days ago
with Britain’s national security and development objectives, and that they are having the maximum impact in return for the taxpayer outlay. There is concern that taxpayers’ money is going astray since the Government ruled that Britain must meet... Read more
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express
Calls for deadline on MPs hiring their family members at taxpayers' expense PARLIAMENTARY authorities were today urged to put a deadline on MPs employing
express / Posted 22 days ago
PARLIAMENTARY authorities were today urged to put a deadline on MPs employing family members at taxpayers' expense. Parliamentary authorities were today urged to put a... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
The Brownback legacy: He touts pro-life work. Skeptics point to damaging tax cuts.including the state’s working poor adults. On the other end of the spectrum, Da
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 23 days ago
including the state’s working poor adults. On the other end of the spectrum, David Jordan, executive director of the Alliance for a Healthy Kansas, called Brownback’s veto of expansion a stain on the governor’s record. Kansas turned aside $2... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Gov. Brownback touts pro-life legacy, skeptics point to damaging tax cutsincluding the state’s working poor adults. On the other end of the spectrum, Da
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 23 days ago
including the state’s working poor adults. On the other end of the spectrum, David Jordan, executive director of the Alliance for a Healthy Kansas, called Brownback’s veto of expansion a stain on the governor’s record. Kansas turned aside $2... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Trump Threatens To End Obamacare Payments, "Insurance Bailouts" Unless Repeal Passeswhen it opens on Monday. Incidentally, Trump is not wrong when he claims that
Zero Hedge / Posted 24 days ago
when it opens on Monday. Incidentally, Trump is not wrong when he claims that insurance companies have received implicit taxpayer-funded bailout: as the chart below shows, insurance company stocks are up 700% since Obama became president, more... Read more
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The Christian Post
Lila Rose Blasts Senators Who Voted Against Obamacare Repeal to Defund Planned Parenthoodprotecting our care!" it wrote in a tweet. In January, an annual report that a
The Christian Post / Posted 24 days ago
protecting our care!" it wrote in a tweet. In January, an annual report that analyzes how the abortion industry is wasting taxpayer money detailed how Planned Parenthood and other publicly-funded abortion clinics' fraudulent overbilling practices... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Electric Vehicles No Threat To Oil Prices Anytime SoonNews, in the U.S. alone there were 18.4 million new cars and light trucks sold
Zero Hedge / Posted 25 days ago
News, in the U.S. alone there were 18.4 million new cars and light trucks sold in 2016. A year ago, U.S. research house Alliance Bernstein reported that in 2015 there were 1.1 billion cars and 377 million trucks on the world’s roads, quantities... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
JPs pull a U-turn on trail for bikesbad idea. I'm just saying that there are several underlying issues that all nee
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
bad idea. I'm just saying that there are several underlying issues that all need to come together before we start spending taxpayer dollars that pay an engineer," said Robinson. "We're not paying for a bike trail, we're paying for a design for a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Leaders go bananas over big battery spatwarned. The commission — which provides economic advice to the Federal Governm
Daily Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
warned. The commission — which provides economic advice to the Federal Government — has raised concerns over a variety of taxpayer-funded projects which are designed to secure Australia’s electricity network. The commission’s criticism comes... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Leaders go bananas over big battery spatwarned. The commission — which provides economic advice to the Federal Governm
Adelaide Now / Posted 26 days ago
warned. The commission — which provides economic advice to the Federal Government — has raised concerns over a variety of taxpayer-funded projects which are designed to secure Australia’s electricity network. The commission’s criticism comes... Read more
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News.com.au
Leaders go bananas over big battery spatwarned. The commission — which provides economic advice to the Federal Governm
News.com.au / Posted 26 days ago
warned. The commission — which provides economic advice to the Federal Government — has raised concerns over a variety of taxpayer-funded projects which are designed to secure Australia’s electricity network. The commission’s criticism comes... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Can Britain Afford To Be A Hard Power?cost in the first place. What is Britain trying to prove? Why must its Ministry
Zero Hedge / Posted 28 days ago
cost in the first place. What is Britain trying to prove? Why must its Ministry of Defence spend billions upon billions of taxpayers money creating weapons of mass destruction, «boys toys», when there are so many internal problems in the country... Read more
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