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Islam: Myth Vs. Fact

In the wake of President Trump’s proposed immigration ban targeting largely Muslim countries, The Onion separates myth from fact regarding the religion of Islam.

Trump’s Budget Proposal: What You Need To Know

President Trump has revealed his first budget blueprint, which contains $54 billion in cuts while accommodating increased spending on defense and security. The Onion details the major elements of Trump’s proposed budget:
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Consumption Tax Proposed

Last week, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said a consumption tax, such as a national sales tax, could benefit the nation's economy. What do you think?
  • "This tax would unfairly penalize people whose televisions aren't as large as they'd like."

    Timothy Potts Systems Analyst
  • "So, does this mean that, in the future, if I don't want law and order to utterly collapse, I'll have to buy at least five things a day?"

    Lola Stein Drafter
  • "I'd been wondering if my daily ramen-noodles consumption could somehow be turned into a revenue stream for the federal government."

    Jarrod Ray Police Officer
  • "That damn Kerry! Even though he didn't get elected, he's somehow managed to sneak his insidious liberal tax-raising agenda onto us anyway!"

    Connie Crane Dentist
  • "As a man with a massive income that I only spend on necessities, this sounds like an ideal plan."

    Corey Bernard Accountant
  • "We tried an income-based tax for nearly a century and look what it brought us: greater economic stability and government accountability. Clearly, we must explore other options."

    Adrian Sears Short Order Cook
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