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IRS cuts protect wealthy

April 13, 2015 - By underfunding audits, politicians are helping their rich friends get away with tax evasion. The resulting shortfall provides an excuse to weaken government programs they never liked anyway.

What's next on the estate tax?

June 12, 2006 - I've been in New Orleans and Mississippi over the last few days, visiting areas of the Gulf hard-hit by the hurricanes (like the devastated ghost town of Pass Christian, Miss.), as well as talking to community leaders about their plans for the one-year anniversary of Katrina.

Paging George Lakoff

July 11, 2005 - The Texas Senate just cut property taxes by $4.8 billion, a cut similar to a proposal by Gov. Rick Perry and to legislation already passed in the House. According to the Houston Chronicle,