Taxes (page 229)

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    Has Walter Williams been reading Roy Cordato’s work?

    A day after Roy Cordato explained why North Carolina should shed its “hidden, deceptive, dishonest” corporate income tax, Walter Williams’ latest column explores a similar theme: What about raising taxes on corporations as a means to get them to pay their “rightful share of…
    Mitch Kokai, November 9, 2011
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    Memphis schools offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner

    According to a remarkably one-sided article in The Commercial Appeal, As part of Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids legislation passed in 2010, the federal government is now in the supper business, budgeting $641 million over 10 years to make sure children in the nation’s ever-growing poor pockets get one more balanced…
    Terry Stoops, November 8, 2011
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    JLF expert urges repeal of North Carolina’s ‘hidden, deceptive, dishonest’ corporate income tax

    Roy Cordato doesn’t like North Carolina’s corporate income tax. It’s not because he believes greedy corporations should get a free pass from paying their “fair share” of taxes. Instead Roy realizes that only people pay taxes. He labels the corporate income tax “hidden,” “deceptive,” and “dishonest.” Learn here…
    Mitch Kokai, November 8, 2011
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    Progress NC turning legitimate?

    When he is not spending his time calling Heather Losurdo a bankrupt-stripper-liar, Progress NC’s Justin Guillory offers insightful commentary on policy. Just for the record, I have never declared bankruptcy.  To the dismay of ladies everywhere, I have never been a stripper.  Occasionally, I tell a fib, tall tale,…
    Terry Stoops, November 7, 2011
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Media outlets have tended to cover the Occupy movement as a left-of-center version of the Tea Party Is that an accurate characterization?. Jon Ham dissects the coverage during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. John Hood reacts to Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger’s recent comments about…
    Mitch Kokai, November 4, 2011
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    New at CJO: JLF letters prompt removal of offending sales-tax promotional material

    A new Carolina Journal Online report notes that letters from John Locke Foundation legal expert Daren Bakst have prompted two school systems and the city of Durham to remove from their websites material supporting local sales-tax referendums on next week’s election ballot.
    Mitch Kokai, November 3, 2011
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    Constituents ready for an end to NC’s death tax

    The Civitas Institute’s latest poll ought to give comfort to anyone seeking to eliminate North Carolina’s death (estate) tax. An overwhelming majority of likely voters in the state—two thirds—oppose it. In fact, only 25 percent of the 600 individuals surveyed either somewhat or strongly support the death tax.
    Fergus Hodgson, November 2, 2011
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Karen Welsh reports for Carolina Journal Online about Kinston’s vote to determine whether the mayor should have veto power. John Hood’s Daily Journal punctures myths about taxes.
    Mitch Kokai, November 2, 2011