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    Do taxes make Americans less charitable?

    Americans spent over $6 billion on Black Friday. They spent almost $8 billion on Cyber Monday. Yesterday was “Giving Tuesday.” And Americans gave $117 million to charity. This was an increase from 2017, but just 8% of what Americans spent on Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined. It’s not that Americans aren’t generous, they are. They gave $410 billion to charities last year. But fewer Americans are giving… 55% give to charity now, versus 68% of Americans in 2002. Americans probably paid more than $117 million in taxes on their Black Friday and Cyber Monday purchases, when you factor in sales taxes, corporate taxes, and gas taxes for shipping. Source: The…

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    After Increasing Nat’l Debt a TRILLION in 6 Months, US Gov’t Just Gave Themselves a Massive Raise

    Only hours after receiving a massive 2,200 page, $1.3 trillion dollar spending bill, both the House and the Senate voted to pass it. Why? Because it gives them all raises. Source: The Free Thought Project March 23, 2018 By Matt Agorist Washington, D.C. — This week, the US Congress passed the massive 1.3 trillion-dollar Omnibus spending bill. Then, early Friday morning, the Senate did the same thing. None of these politicians in Washington likely had any time to read it because the 2,200-page legislation was given to them only hours before they voted on it. The Senate passed the proposal by a bipartisan 65-32 vote. The House approved the bill Thursday…