Government Bytes


The Late Edition: September 18, 2012


Today’s Taxpayers News!

A joint effort by the National Taxpayers Union and Citizens Against Government Waste to educate taxpayers on the fiscal implications of the Dairy Market Stabilization Program, a costly and utterly unnecessary provision of the already ominous Farm Bill, has launched with success. Concerned citizens can visit the brand new site here to learn more.

Recently, the progressive magazine Mother Jones released a video condemning statements made by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney who asserted that 47% of Americans are dependent upon government for many of their needs. Fox Business offered a response, citing NTU data which shows that the wealthy do, in fact, bear the brunt of the tax burden.