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    How Obamacare Discourages Work and Marriage

    We were told that Obamacare was supposed to be compassionate toward the needy in America. While President Obama and his fellow liberals may have held the best of intentions while ramming Obamacare through Congress, the law’s policies are far from compassionate toward the uninsured and Americans with low and modest … More

    Valentine's Day Treat: Continued Marriage Tax Penalties

    Valentine’s Day is supposed to be when couples come together and celebrate their relationship, but the 13 tax increases in the 2013 fiscal cliff deal unfortunately continued America’s marriage tax penalty. For example, the new tax rates apply after the first $450,000 for a married couple. But if they were … More

    Morning Bell: How Taxmageddon Will Impact You

    “I’ve said that this is a make-or-break moment for the middle class, and I believe it,” President Obama told an Ohio crowd yesterday. Indeed it is—because in a sluggish economy, American taxpayers are about to be clobbered by the largest tax increase in history. Starting January 1, 2013, Americans will … More

    Love Conquers All…Except Obamacare

    Thanks to Obamacare, Americans looking to tie the knot may find that it’s a lot cheaper to stay single. Last week, the House Oversight Committee released a report and held a hearing to unpack its subject matter: a hidden penalty on marriage created by the structure of the Patient Protection … More