In an example of excellent investigating reporting, the Southern Illinois News exposed a “folksy” misleading ad for the Pritzker so-called “fair tax” amendment to the Illinois Constitution on the November 3 ballot.
The real purpose of Gov. Jay Robert “J. B.” Pritzker’s proposed “income theft amendment” on the November ballot is to shovel more taxpayer dollars into the lavish, gold-plated government pension funds that have made some retired government employees multi-millionaires, according to Jim Tobin, president of Taxpayer Education Foundation (TEF).
In a video generating thousands of views, Noel lays out his case that Wuhan Flu is overhyped and cannot be stopped until we get herd immunity, and that destroying the economy is a terrible trade for tackling this disease.
View As PDF The gigantic Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) may or may not help the struggling U.S. economy, but it is a long-term hidden tax increase in the form of...
The coronavirus damage to Illinois’ already-critically-ill economy could push Illinois state pension debt to over $300 billion, according to a recent study published in Wirepoints. The study’s authors based their calculations on figures from Moody’s Investors Service.
Raising taxes for “infrastructure” is a scam that helps politicians but not commuters, according to Jim Tobin, president of Taxpayer Education Foundation (TEF).
On January 1st 1982, Pulitzer Prize-winner John Toland published his ground-breaking book on Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor that blew wide open the treacherous activities of members of Pres. Franklin Roosevelt’s administration, who successfully goaded Japan into attacking the United States.
Springfield, IL – Taxpayer Education Foundation (TEF) today released its updated study on Springfield municipal pensions, Sangamon County government pensions, including the top 200 pensions in the Teachers Retirement System (TRS), Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), and the State University Retirement System (SURS). Taxpayers United of America (TUA) issued the following statement based on the TEF pension study: