Jul 18

A lot to cover from Washington as the Senate gets into shenanigans with MFA & the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, the House stop-gaps the Highway Trust Fund, and the CBO has some gloomy predictions for our nation's fiscal future. Plus, BillTall breakdowns, and a couple more interns stop by. (And yes, the Outrage of the Week!) 

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Jul 11

Pete Sepp's back from the second week of NTU & R Street's Internet Sales Tax 'Road Show' which is touring 20 states to announce poll results that have, so far, shown the Marketplace Fairness Act's brand of Internet Sales Tax is extremely unpopular. NTUF Director of Research Demian Brady sits down to review the big findings from the latest BIllTally study. Plus the Outrage of the Week! 

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Jul 03

Happy 4th of July everyone! We take a look back with three of the best, and also still very relevant, interviews from the past year: Rep. Jeb Hensarling on housing finance reform, James P. Pinkerton of the RATE Coalition on the latest tax reform plan, and John R. Graham of the Independent Institute on healthcare & Obamacare!

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Jun 27

Yes, the IRS has racked up more scandalous headlines, California keeps leading on reckless budgeting, but DC cuts taxes? We chat with a couple summer interns - plus the Outrage of the Week! 

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Jun 21

Seen John Oliver's rant on net neutrality, or perhaps heard some talking head going on about it? Less Government's Seton Motley joins the podcast to take-down those left-leaning arguments in favor of this misguided set of regulations. Pete & Doug break down the latest taxpayer issues; and the Outrage of the Week!

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Jun 13

The IRS has instituted a "Taxpayer Bill of Rights", so, should we pop the corks? We review our latest Buzzfeed piece which highlights some wild taxpayer-backed loans abroad. Plus, Lee Schalk has a state roundup, including tax threats and minimum wage fails. Plus, the Outrage of the Week! 

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Jun 06

NTU Vice President Brandon Arnold stops in to discuss the DoJ's potentially extra-legal efforts to hamper businesses the Obama administration does not like. Pete has an update on the World Taxpayers' Conference, plus the news, NTUF's Michael Tasselmyer highlights a bill to get kids outdoors (with your money); and the Outrage of the Week!

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May 30

It seems like everything is in this podcast, Pete Sepp is off in Vancouver for the World Taxpayers Conference, so Michi Iljazi of Taxpayers Protection Alliance joins Doug for this epic podcast. Deborah Collier of CAGW calls in to talk about the danger of letting the IRS do your taxes, and the need to keep the "Free File" program. Michael Tasselmyer of NTUF also stops in to talk about the most expensive bill this week. Plus, the Outrage of the Week takes the field! 

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May 23

A quick update from Pete & Doug as another Article V resolution passes; David Williams of Taxpayers Protection Alliance joins the podcast for a must-hear discussion on the problems with LEED green building standards and his efforts to get to the bottom of government's cozy relationship w/ the Green Building Council. Plus, the Outrage of the Week!

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May 16

NTU Federal Affairs Manager Nan Swift stops by to talk about efforts to stop the inappropriate use of OCO (Overseas Contingency Operations) which avoids proper budgeting and "Tax Extenders." Also, FCC moves forward on net neutrality, MFA draws heat in Georgia, and the Outrage of the Week has Congress flying high on your dime.

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