Jan 30

More action in Congress (and one state!), including the passage (almost) of the Keystone XL Pipeline. NTUF's Michael Tasselmyer joins the show to talk about their Travel Study and President Obama's unique stats. Taxpayer Protection Alliance President David Williams offers a unique perspective from his trip through China sharing insight and strategies with that nation's taxpayer community. 

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Jan 23

NTUF Director of Research Demian Brady discusses their line-by-line analysis of the State of the Union that revealed a $41 billion cost to the President's agenda, but the costs you need to be aware of don't stop there... Plus, Pete analyzes the President's $320 billion tax proposal. And, the Outrage of the Week!

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Jan 16

Congress continues to introduce legislation taxpayers need to know about. Pete & Doug discuss the IRS Taxpayer Advocate's report revealing the agency's terrible service. U.S. News blogger Jean Card talks about her experience dealing with Obamacare's costly and undesirable healthcare plan requirements. Plus, "Manspreading" shifts into the Outrage of the Week! 

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Jan 09

Welcome back to the podcast Team Taxpayer! Congress is already busy, and NTU already has taxpayers taking action on important legislation. Pete explains NTU's latest Congressional pension estimates, and NTUF's Dan Barrett stops by to talk State of the Union and tell you where you can play "SOTU Price Tag" this year! Plus, the Outrage of the Week! 

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Dec 20

In this extended episode: Taxpayer Protection Alliance's Michi Iljazi joins the podcast to review 2014 benchmarks and the latest news. NTUF's Demian Brady and Dan Barrett reflect on the organization's work this year and reveal some year end spending legislation findings. Plus, the Outrage of the Week! Have a great holiday season and HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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Dec 12

NTU President Pete Sepp helps break down the "CRomnibus" spending package, and the challenges with last minute budgeting. Americans for Tax Reform's John Kartch joins the podcast to discuss the state of the sharing economy and attempts by governments to stop these innovations. Plus, the Outrage of the Week! 

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Dec 05

In this jam-packed episode of "Speaking of Taxpayers" NTU Federal Affairs Manager Nan Swift co-hosts and takes down Media Matters' poor logic on ethanol mandates. Special guest Ethan Rosenkranz of the Project On Government Oversight offers insight into Congress' failure to reform defense spending in the latest National Defense Authorization Act. Plus, the Outrage of the Week! 

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Nov 26

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! In this episode we try to focus on the positives in the news - and, Taxpayers Protection Alliance brings us the Taxpayer Turkeys for 2014!

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Nov 21

The left is trying to use the courts to take down the Taxpayer Bill of Rights in Colorado, which would not only jeopardize taxpayer protections around the country, but the ballot initiative process in and of itself. NTUF Director of Research Demian Brady also joins the podcast to discuss their new analysis of the OECD's recommendations to U.S. policymakers. Plus, the Outrage of the Week! 

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Nov 13

Just in time for shopping season NTU has commissioned a new study that finds a constant taxpayer nemesis could cost families big time. We also have a special interview with NTU's latest Board Member, Illinois Policy Institute CEO John Tillman. Plus, there's a little extra Outrage in this podcast! 

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