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Thurston Howell Romney

Conservative columnist David Brooks takes Mitt Romney to task in The New York Times… Sure, there are some government programs that cultivate patterns of dependency in some people. I’d put federal disability payments and unemployment insurance in this category. But, as a description of America today, Romney’s comment is a country-club fantasy. It’s what self-satisfied […]

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The real problem with Romney’s ’47 percent’ gaffe

W. James Antle III writing at The Daily Caller: The problem is that Romney isn’t basing that figure on dependency on government programs. He’s using the rough percentage of people who pay no federal income tax. There are two reasons the percentage of Americans who don’t write checks to the IRS has spiked in recent […]

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States Vary Widely in Number of Tax Filers with No Income Tax Liability

Scott A. Hodge writing at TaxFoundation.org back in 2010: Southern States Have Highest Percentages of “Nonpayers” Generally speaking, the most populated states have the most nonpayers. More than 6 million tax-filing Californians paid nothing to Uncle Sam for the 2008 tax year. That was 37 percent of the 16.4 million tax filers in California. The […]

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‘This Could Be Big’ drives bigger interest in MTSU hybrid

MTSU News and Media Relations via MTSUNews.com: September 10, 2012 This could be big? Overnight, it’s become huge for MTSU engineering technology professor Dr. Charles Perry. Television journalist Bill Weir and the ABC News/Yahoo! News “This Could Be Big” online collaboration has rocketed interest in Perry’s plug-in hybrid retrofit kit motor project into a new […]

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