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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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Eliminating Stock-Dividend Taxes

As part of his tax-cut plan, President Bush has proposed abolishing taxes on stock dividends—a move critics say primarily benefits the rich. What do you think?
  • "Oh, thank God. I've dreamed of sending my child to college, but those dividend taxes were eating me alive."

    Marc Vargas Roofer
  • "A tax cut? With war looming and a projected federal budget deficit? Does Bush know the U.S. can't borrow from its dad?"

    Ben Graham Systems Analyst
  • "As a cash-fattened plutocrat, I require no more money. So to our president I say 'No, thank you' to these tax cuts."

    Irwin Edwards Industrialist
  • "Maybe this will inspire America's poor to not be so poor all the time."

    Linda Oberst Teacher
  • "What's the problem here? If taxes are cut for the rich, that means they'll be able to tip more. There's just no pleasing some people."

    Marla Robichaud Dentist
  • "It makes sense. Those people making money on stock dividends didn't do any work, so why should they have to pay any taxes?"

    Sam Hopkins File Clerk
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