Iraqi Christians flee after Isis issue Mosul ultimatum

Iraqi Christians pray at a church outside the city of Mosul after fleeing violence - 1 July 2014

Iraqi Christians pray at a church outside the city of Mosul after fleeing violence – 1 July 2014

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Christian Father Commits Suicide After ISIS Members Rape Wife and Daughter in Front of Him Because He Couldn’t Pay Poll Tax

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ISIS militants in Iraq. (Photo: Reuters)

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‘Let’s tax the sun’: new law shocks world press

 

A new tax on solar power introduced two weeks ago by the Spanish government has been described as “ludicrous” and “stupid” in two leading international publications.

'Let's tax the sun': new law shocks world press

Some homeowners have removed their solar panels rather than face fines of up to €30 million. Photo: JOHN MOORE/GETTY IMAGES/AFP

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It pointed out that Spain “is one of the top countries in the world with respect to installed photovoltaic (PV) solar energy capacity.”

 

But the author took an incredulous tone and noted: “Spain is now attempting to scale back the use of solar panels – the use of which they have encouraged and subsidized over the last decade – by imposing a tax on those who use the panels.”

 

She added: “You get the feeling that government officials were out of ideas, stared up at the sky one day and thought, ‘I’ve got it! We’ll tax the sun!'”

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Democrats plan another $1 trillion in taxes

Pelosi says last week’s $620 billion ‘is not enough’

You may notice a smaller total in your first paycheck for 2013,

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because the “fiscal cliff” deal allowed a tax break for working people to end, and Social Security taxes to rise. It was part of the $620 billion in increased taxes Barack Obama was given by Congress just last week.Critics warned at the time he’d be back for a lot more of your paycheck.

 Now Obama’s party has confirmed that, with several members explaining their demands for another $1 trillion in tax increases on Americans.

“We’ve done about $2 trillion. I thought $4 trillion is the goal we should reach. I think we’re about halfway there. We need another $2 trillion,” said Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., a member of the Finance Committee, in a report in The Hill.

He explained what already was done, claiming a $917 billion cut in spending under the Budget Control Act from 2011, and last week’s $620 billion in new tax revenue. He said the interest and related numbers affected makes that package add up to about $2 trillion.

He said another $2 trillion is needed, of which $1 trillion needs to be in additional taxes.

The report said Sen. Jon Tester, a Democrat from Montana who won a close re-election in November, has called for similar numbers.

In a report in Politico, ex-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., noted Americans simply aren’t paying enough. The $600 billion-plus “is not enough on the revenue side.”

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