The $82 billion boondoggle

You give religions more than $82.5 billion a year When people donate to religious groups, it's tax-deductible. Churches don't pay property taxes on their land or buildings. When they buy stuff, they don't pay sales taxes. When they sell stuff at a profit, they don't pay capital gains tax. If they spend less than they... Continue Reading →

Church, meet State.

Oh, this is so delicious my head might just explode.  A Christian "charity" in Hawaii has been slapped with $20K in taxes after spending a shitload of money in support of banning gay marriage. Hawaii Family Forum, a Christian charity that helped lead the fight against civil unions, spent so much money politicking last year... Continue Reading →

A church on every corner

Here's an interesting little article about the town of Stafford, TX which is being crushed under the massive tax-exempt burden of its 51 churches and other religious outlets.  Money's running out for schools, the fire department, and other public services, but those churches keep gettin' built and are pocketing 100% of their cash.  Yay, God! ... Continue Reading →

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