When dealing with government thieves, apparently, you're not allowed to talk about it! The sister of "Survivor" winner Richard Hatch says she thinks her brother was sent back to jail because he granted an interview.
Last week, Las Vegas businessman
Robert Kahre, the man who paid his workers in gold coins and silver
coins, was convicted on all 57 counts of tax evasion. Forty-eight years
old, he now faces the rest of his life in prison.
The U.S. government and Swiss banking giant UBS AG have reached an agreement in a case seeking names of some 52,000 suspected American tax evaders with billions in secret Swiss accounts, but details may remain under wraps until next week, officials said.
Lawyers for the government and UBS told a federal judge in a brief conference call they had initialed a deal after a delay last week to settle undisclosed details.
NASA plans to use $50 million of federal economic stimulus funds to
seed development of commercial passenger transportation service to
space, agency officials said on Monday.
The Swiss government held a special session to discuss the U.S. tax evasion case hanging over Swiss bank UBS as negotiations to settle the issue dragged on.
The Swiss government, currently in recess, is holding an extraordinary meeting.
Switzerland and the United States failed to agree on a settlement that would spare UBS a tax trial, and talks will continue until August 12, when a new status conference with U.S. Judge Alan Gold is scheduled.
While Ron Paul is calling on Congress to audit the Federal Reserve, his brother Wayne Paul has been testifying here in federal court about how Wayne's monetary views have shaped the beliefs of Robert Kahre, a Las Vegas business owner who is on trial for evading income taxes.
The trial before Judge David Ezra is nearing its conclusion, as the defense rested its case Thursday. Both sides will present closing arguments next week.
"Oregon has successfully tested a Vehicle Miles Traveled fee, and it is time to expand and test the VMT program across the country," he said. "A VMT system can better assess fees based on use of our roads and bridges, as well as during times of peak congestion, than a fee based on fuel consumption.
"It is time to get creative and find smart ways to rebuild and renew America's deteriorating infrastructure," he said.
Sales under the U.S. government's "cash for clunkers" auto incentive topped 180,000 with Toyota Motor Corp overtaking Ford Motor Co with the top-selling vehicle, officials said.
Separately, a Senate vote on a $2 billion proposal to extend the popular program was set for Thursday after Democrats and Republicans agreed to consider seven possible amendments.
I thought Obama wasn’t going to raise our taxes? Tuesday, the U.S. Energy Information Administration released their study of the impacts of the Democrat’s Cap and Trade program which recently passed the House of Representatives. Bloomberg news sorted through the bureaucratic language in the report and found:
James Pethokoukis has put together the following list: 1) Obama knows the budget math doesn’t work. 2) Obama seems to prefer tax hikes to spending cuts. 3) Obama has already tried raising taxes. 4) Obama’s advisers are for higher taxes. 5) Obama doesn’t seem to think high taxes are harmful. Bottom line, Obama is an egalitarian who believes that to be a upstanding member of your community, you need to turn more and more of your money over to him, so that he can disperse it to unions, Goldman Sachs and the ever expanding government bureaucracy.
Nicholas Cage is feeling the heat from the IRS. He has been ordered to pay $6,257,005 in overdue taxes. Sock it to ‘em Mr. Cage! Don’t give the blood-sucking IRS one more dime of your voluntarily owed tax money!
WASHINGTON (AFP) – US health sheriffs want to ride the sugary drinks that are helping to make Americans fat out of town, or at least off Americans' menu of choice, and one way they suggest going about it is by taxing sodapop.
“Liberals” are not liberal. Please, let’s call them anything but that. These are some of the most intolerant bigots on the face of the earth.
Businessman Jeffrey Chernick of pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return in Fort Lauderdale federal court. He becomes the third U.S. client to plead guilty in a wide-ranging tax evasion investigation involving UBS.
Shocking new details of a stealth tax of up to £600 for householders with views of any kind, patios, conservatories and even a nearby bus stop are revealed for the first time today.
U.S. authorities are targeting client visits by Swiss-based bankers
from UBS in their efforts to identify U.S. citizens with accounts at
the bank who may have evaded tax, a Swiss newspaper said.
The government wants to shake us down for our visits to the Loo.
Many Americans have recently become outraged at the Cap and Trade bill. Global warming has been proven to be a lie. But what no one has talked about yet is how organizations that are heavily supported by the patriot community are supporting the agendas just listed and more.
Are you opposed to the Cap and Trade? Are you pro-life? Do you support the Second Amendment? Do you oppose those that are promoting a global warming lie? Do you oppose the real ID act? (which was birthed by the DHS) Do you oppose the NWO plan of Depopulation?Then you must oppose numbers USA, and all organizations that support and back Numbers USA. Why? Because Numbers USA has on their board of advisors individuals that support all of the above.
Congressional plans to fund a massive health-care overhaul could have a job-killing effect on New York, creating a tax rate of nearly 60 percent for the state's top earners
The parties have agreed that any settlement "would necessarily include
a provision requiring UBS to provide the Internal Revenue Service
information on a significant number of individuals with UBS accounts,"
the Justice Department said.
"By rejecting the rule of the law and substituting a personal code
involving weapons, explosives and threats, the defendants committed
increasingly serious crimes," acting U.S. Attorney Michael Gunnison
said. "Their conduct has no place in a civil society."
Switzerland's government said it would forbid the Swiss bank
UBS AG from complying with any court-ordered transfer of data on tens
of thousands of American clients to the U.S. government, and would
consider seizing documents to prevent that.
The year is 2020 and the gasoline tax is history. In its place you get a monthly tax bill based on each mile you drove — tracked by a Global Positioning System device in your car and uploaded to a billing center.
The House narrowly passed an ambitious climate bill that
would establish national limits on greenhouse gases, create a complex
trading system for emission permits and provide incentives to alter how
individuals and corporations use energy.
Since this is such a high priority issue for the Obama administration,
it's amazing that the margin was this thin. Incredibly, 44 Democrats
voted against the legislation. That would not have happened without
[a little late] A day after President Obama threw his support
behind the American Clean Energy and Security Act, one of the world’s
most prominent environmental advocacy organizations has come out in
strong opposition to the bill, which is set to go to a full vote on the
House floor as early as Friday.
Emissions from a large sector of the U.S. economy, including power
plants, factories and auto tailpipes, will be required to be cut 17
percent below their 2005 levels by 2020, and 83 percent below those
levels by 2050.
The American Clean Energy and Security Act, better known as the Waxman-Markey bill, is being rushed through the house, with all the effort that Nanny Nancy Pelosi and ol’ Big Al Gore can muster.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
will roll the dice on a top priority this week, bringing a contentious
climate change bill to the floor despite strong misgivings from her
rank-and-file and an outspoken chairman who remains a major impediment.
The U.S. government plans to disclose that Ford Motor Co, Tesla Motors
Inc and Nissan Motor Co will be among the beneficiaries of a $25
billion loan program created by Congress to help auto makers retool
factories for advanced-technology vehicles, the Wall Street Journal