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WHERE THE $1.3 TRILLION PER YEAR U.S. MILITARY BUDGET GOES MikeRivero Sun, 03/26/2023 - 07:20

Nobody can give a precise dollar-number to U.S. ‘Defense’ spending because the U.S. ‘Defense’ Department has never been able to pass an audit, and is by far the most corrupt of all federal Departments (and is the ONLY Department that has never passed an audit), and also because much of America’s military spending is being paid out from other federal Departments in order to keep down the published annual U.S. Government ‘Defense’ expenditure numbers (which come from ONLY the “U.S. ‘Defense’ Department).

Rishi Sunak paid just 22% tax on his 5m of income over the past five years - the same rate as a nurse on 40k - as PM denies he is too rich to understand cost-of-living woes malterwitty Thu, 03/23/2023 - 08:14

In the past three years, Mr Sunak paid £1,053,060 in tax on income of £4,766,962. Critics pointed that is a rate of 22 per cent, almost the same as a mid-ranking nurse. 

The timing of the publication last night, as Boris Johnson gave evidence to the Privileges Committee and MPs voted on the Northern Ireland Brexit deal, raised eyebrows. 

Bidens Proposed FY 2024 Budget: Too Woke andToo Expensive MikeRivero Wed, 03/22/2023 - 08:02

Joe Biden recently released his proposed fiscal year 2024 federal budget, a budget he knows is dead on arrival. In a purely political move, Biden submitted a $6.8 trillion budget he claims will reduce the deficit by approximately $3 trillion over 10 years by raising taxes on Americans who earn more than $400,000, per Reuters.

UH, THAT'S NOT EXACTLY TRUE, JOE: Twitter Checks POTUS on Bogus Billionaire Tax Claim MikeRivero Mon, 03/20/2023 - 10:37

Joe’s shared some questionable content on Twitter —and was checked by the community.

According to a Fox News report, President Joe Biden shared a dubious “fact” on Twitter about how much America’s billionaires pay in taxes —and Twitter was having none of it.

“Look, I think you should be able to be a billionaire if you can earn it, but just pay your fair share,” Biden’s tweet read. “I think you ought to pay a minimum tax of 25%. It’s about basic fairness.”

Musk Blasts Biden After Prez Lies Twice About '3% Billionaire Tax' MikeRivero Mon, 03/20/2023 - 08:03

On Saturday, President Biden's social media galaxy brains tweeted out a twice-corrected lie, quoting the president telling said lie, that billionaires are getting away paying just 3% of their average earnings in taxes.

"You know the average tax billionaires pay?


No billionaire should be paying a lower tax than somebody working as a schoolteacher or firefighter," reads the erroneous tweet.