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Olympic Medal Winners Face a Tax Hit

In his third Olympic Performance, Michael Phelps won a total of six medals: four gold and two silver. His performances in the thirtieth Olympiad is sure to bring big financial awards, but his performances are also going to cost him. Every American who won a medal in the London Olympics will receive cash rewards from the U.S Olympic Committee. Each ...

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Tonight on the Dark Side with Kira Davis

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8/5/12 Harry Reid’s shame; Olympic fever; the Obama administration works to disenfranchise minorities. Plus, predictions! Tune in tonight at 1op.m. ET, 7pm Pacific on the CDNews Network on Blogtalk Radio.

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IRS Punishes Excellence: The Tax Burden on Olympic Athletes

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This week, the best of American athletes, who’ve spent years putting hard work and effort into training for their respective sports, are in London for the Olympics. It’s a wonderfully capitalistic competition- the best, the most talented, the hardest working from around the world competing to see who is the best. Excellence is rewarded with medals, international recognition and the ...

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Media Apoplectic Over Romney’s Faux Gaffe in UK

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The liberal media was was off to the races after Romney’s alleged Olympic gaffe.  It would be all the more interesting if this was actually  a story.  Romney was still called Mitt the Twit by The Sun. Why? Because the presumptive Republican nominee said  “there were a few things that were disconcerting- stories about the private security firm not having enough people, the ...

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Mitt’s Olympic Gaffe–Or Was It?

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Two quick pictures for your perusal. You heard about Mitt Romney’s ‘gaffe’ during an interview on NBC last week. During the interview Brian Williams asked Romney who headed up the 2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympics about any concerns. Romney answered as only the President and CEO of the first Olympics following 9-11 could, with his concerns. The security questions mentioned ...

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Olympic Invasion

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Yahoo, that staunch defender of all things “progressive”, jumped on the media bandwagon in gushing over Malaysia’s Nur Suryani Mohamed Taibi making the trip to London to compete in the Olympics.  They fawned all over the feel good story about how just one month before she is due to give birth to a baby she is scheduled to compete in ...

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US Olympian Clothes–Made In China!

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In just a few short weeks all eyes will be focused on London. The best of the best athletes will gather for this summer’s Olympics. As always, the United States contingent will be strong and competitive. Our Olympians will look good as they represent the United States. But a closer look reveals that one country has already won the gold. ...

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Proof That Romney Is Willing To Say ANYTHING To Get Elected

Willard Romney won six out of ten states last night, but you have to wonder how many voters saw this video before casting their ballots.  In it, he brags about how he was able to secure “over $410 Million” from the federal government to help fund the 2002 Winter Olympics.  What’s odd is that he even talks about how helpful ...

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World Opinion Worse Now: Obama Cost Chicago the Olympics

During his campaign run, Barack Obama disparaged past leaders for having created an atmosphere in which the rest of the world despised America.  Obama had promised to, “renew the nation’s promises” because he believed that we had, “a unique opportunity to reboot America’s image around the world”.  Our image has been reshaped, but not positively. Obama now has a public ...

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