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Inversions, Lois Lerner, EPA’s New Economic Disaster Plan - Speaking of Taxpayers, Oct. 3

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The latest from NTU on corporate "inversions"; what can be gleaned from Lois Lerner's in-depth Politico interview, and State Affairs Manager Lee Schalk has an update, including the EPA Clean Power Plan - why it's deceiving, and how you can help stop it. Plus, the Outrage of the Week! 


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Outrage of the Week! - Feds Use Taxpayer Dollars to Fund Study that says Internet Sales Tax is A-Okay!

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The Outrage this week will have your blood boiling as the Small Business Administration funded a pro-Internet Sales Tax study that was bound to favor the taxpayer protection-crushing Marketplace Fairness Act scheme - all using your tax dollars.
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Outrage of the Week!: Contracts in Afghanistan Go Unfinished, but not Unpaid

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Contracted projects designed to primarily help the country's infrastructure are a mess, leaving parts lying in barracks and projects incomplete.
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Outrage of the Week!: Medicare Patient Costs in NY Out of Control

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Per patient Medicare costs for the developmentally disabled are way out of proportion, and it's not all being spent on care.
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Outrage of the Week!: TSA Workers Unionize, Get More $ for Uniforms than a Marine

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This week's outrage is the yearly uniform allotment the blue-clad TSA workers will now receive that is MORE than the ONE-TIME stipend a Marine Corps Lieutenant receives - highlighting the expenses taxpayers can expect from this new union contract.
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Special Edition: 2012 Ballot Guide “The Taxpayer‘s Perspective”

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"NTU State Affairs Manager & author of the 2012 Ballot Guide "The Taxpayer's Perspective", Lee Schalk joins "Speaking of Taxpayers" for a special podcast on the many major ballot initiatives and proposals across the U.S. that will affect your wallet! "
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Outrage of the Week!: A123‘s Federal Handouts Add Up to Zero for Taxpayers

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In this week's Outrage, A123, a green battery company is revealed to have been a big actor in lobbying efforts prior to going bankrupt - perhaps that was helpful in netting them government (or taxpayers) cash.
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Outrage of the Week!: UN Salaries > Government Salaries > Private Sector Salaries

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A new report from Heritage, via the DC Examiner, reveals that United Nations salaries are more than 27 percent higher than U.S. federal employees!
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Outrage of the Week!: Revenge of the Stimulus, Tax $$$ for Chinese Solar Panels

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Just when you thought the stimulus had done its worst and gone away, we find out the U.S. government used stimulus cash to buy Chinese solar panels!
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Outrage of the Week!: Billion$ in Social Security Disability Being Awarded on Tenuous Appeals

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Billions of taxpayer dollars are going to folks who have already been denied Social Security disability by the bureaucracy, thanks to pushover judges and an easy appeals process.
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