Posts Tagged ‘taxpayers’

It’s now obvious: The taxpayers of Illinois will have their incomes confiscated to fund increases for overpaid teachers … GET OUT while you still have your wallet

(Natural News) A month ago, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot insisted that the city’s pension funds were facing bankruptcy and demanded an urgent multi-billion-dollar bailout from the state. Governor J.B. Pritzker disagreed and denied her request, making it safe to assume that the funds continue to face the same serious problems. It came […]

The British Royal Family is costing taxpayers more than ever

Taxpayers in the United Kingdom are paying more money than ever for the Royal Family. The latest Sovereign Grant accounts were published early last week and they show that the monarchy cost £67 million ($86 million) in 2018-19 – a 41 percent increase on the previous financial year. Statista’s Niall McCarthy notes one interesting […]

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio wants govt. (i.e. taxpayers) to fork over for gender reassignment surgery

   New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said he supports the federal government paying for gender reassignment surgery under his Medicare for All plan. “Absolutely,” de Blasio said Saturday in response to CBS News asking him if he supports Medicare for All paying for gender reassignment operations. “We have to respect everyone’s medical needs, and […]

Taxpayers Shell Out Record $6.75m After Cops Deprived Man of Water for 7 Days Until He Died

By Matt Agorist As TFTP reported in 2017, a jury found probable cause to bring criminal charges against seven jailhouse employees in the dehydration death of Terrill Thomas for cutting off the water to his cell until he died of dehydration. Since then, three of the officers were found guilty and handed down insultingly low […]

The $1.25 trillion US national security state budget, taxpayers money wasted

In its latest budget request, the Trump administration is asking for a near-record $750 billion for the Pentagon and related defense activities, an astonishing figure by any measure. If passed by Congress, it will, in fact, be one of the largest military budgets in American history, topping peak levels reached during the Korean and […]

Free Gas Over Yemen’s Skies: Saudi Jets Refueled By American Taxpayers Due To “Accounting Errors”

Free Gas Over Yemen’s Skies: Saudi Jets Refueled By American Taxpayers Due To “Accounting Errors” December 10th, 2018 Via: ZeroHedge: The White House wants to stay the course in Yemen even as the Senate is set to push back against US military support to […]

Five Stories the Media Missed While Obsessing Over the Bush Funeral that Cost Taxpayers $500 MILLION

On November 30, at the age of 94, George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, passed away. His death set off a fury of media coverage, special events, ceremonies, government holidays, and eventually his burial on Thursday. According to estimates, the paid holiday for federal workers alone — including Congress and […]

Dairy Lobby Using Tariffs to Milk Taxpayers

Dairy Lobby Using Tariffs to Milk Taxpayers By Campaign For Liberty National Milk Federation recently released a pair of studies showing that dairy farmers will lose more than $1 billion a year thanks to President Trumps tariffs. The study is being used to boost support for additional federal aid to’dairy farmers. Of course, the farmers […]

Classic Ron Paul: Stop Forcing Taxpayers to Pay for Abortion

Classic Ron Paul: Stop Forcing Taxpayers to Pay for Abortion By Campaign For Liberty Senate leadership is blocking Senator Rand Pauls amendment to the Labor, Heath and Human Services, and Education Appropriations bill preventing taxpayer dollars from going to abortion providers. This is a loss for taxpayers and a craven act of cowardice by Senate […]

Cops Publicly Execute Unarmed Mentally Ill Man on Video, Not Charged, Taxpayers Held Liable Instead

(Support Free Thought) – Los Angeles, CA — After the Los Angeles Police Department publicly executed an unarmed homeless mentally ill man on video, none of them were charged. Now, after years of fighting for justice, the only people to be held accountable for the death of Charly “Africa” Keunang will be the […]

“Refugees” Are Vacationing in Their Homelands, Funded by Taxpayers

Many of the “refugees” flooding into Europe are not doing so because they are scared of being killed in war zones. They happily return home for vacation on Whitey’s dime. LINKS:……………………… Source Article from Related Posts It’s been over 60 years since Gagarin’s […]

Taxpayers to Be Held Liable After Cops Mistake Vitamins for Opioids and Jail Innocent Mom for Months

By Matt Agorist Tampa, FL — Rebecca Shaw, a mother of four who has never been in trouble with the law before, ended up spending five months in jail because a field drug test falsely identified her vitamins as opioids. Now, this innocent mom is making sure no one else suffers the same […]

Exploiting Pensions, Wall Street Cost Taxpayers $624 Billion Over Last Decade

In a frenzied bid for higher profits in the decade following the 2008 financial crisis, Wall Street pension fund managers have siphoned as much as $624 billion from Americans’ retirement savings—and, as a direct result, taxpayer coffers—through a vicious combination of high fees and foolish investment strategies, according to an analysis published Thursday by Yahoo Finance. […]

Taxpayers Shell Out $2.5 Million After Cop Held 3yo Girl At Gunpoint As He Beat Her Handcuffed Mom

By Matt Agorist Chicago, IL — This week, the taxpayers of Chicago were told they would be footing the bill—to the tune of $2.5 million—to pay for an excessive force lawsuit that accused police of holding a 3-year-old little girl at gunpoint while beating her handcuffed mother. The lawsuit stems from a search […]

Debt Servitude: IRS’ Private Debt Collectors Are Crushing Poor American Taxpayers

    That was the conclusion reached by Olson in a June 06 report, who documented that 43 percent of taxpayers assigned to PCAs via the IRS had an income lower than their allowable living expenses. “I have been concerned that taxpayers whose debts are assigned to […]

Cops beat handcuffed man so violently he lost his leg but it’s taxpayers who are held liable in lawsuit

     The citizens of the village of Green Island have been held liable for $375,000 to settle a federal lawsuit after police arrested a man so violently that he lost his leg. Kevin T. Kavanaugh filed a civil rights lawsuit after a violent arrest that started when state troopers smelled marijuana. After police smelled the […]

Taxpayers Held Liable After Cops Beat Handcuffed Man So Badly He Lost His Leg

(Support Free Thought) – Albany, NY — The citizens of the village of Green Island have been held liable for $375,000 to settle a federal lawsuit after police arrested a man so violently that he lost his leg. Kevin T. Kavanaugh filed a civil rights lawsuit after a violent arrest that started […]

Mueller Investigation Costing US Taxpayers $17 Million…And Counting

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia has cost American taxpayers $17 million to date and is increasing fast. According to a Department of Justice report released on Thursday, the probe, which has returned no evidence of collusion, spent approximately $10 million between October 2017 and March this […]

Taxpayers Fund Prescription Drug Research Not Pharmaceuticals

A sweeping new study challenges our understanding of medical breakthroughs. Something odd happened when the Trump administration submitted the original version of its latest pro-corporate budget: Big Pharma didn’t like it. The problem wasn’t a tax hike or new regulations: the problem was that the budget included deep cuts to the budget of the National […]

Taxpayers Shell Out $175K for Brave Cop Fired by Dept. for Refusing to Kill a Man

By Matt Agorist Weirton, WV — As TFTP reported last year, former Weirton police officer Stephen Mader sued the city after he was fired for not killing a suicidal man who needed help. It was reported this week that Mader will be receiving $175,000 in a settlement as a result of his unnecessary […]

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