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Why Is It So Hard to Reduce the Pentagon Budget?

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog11/03/2016

Regardless of what is actually happening in the world, one thing is certain: in the long run, the Pentagon budget will not go down.

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Government Pension Plans Are Headed for Disaster

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog11/02/2016

Nevada's troubled pension plan provides ample evidence of why governments can not handle the task of running retirement funds.

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Making Sugar a Delicacy

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog10/31/2016

Thanks to government meddling, we all pay more for sugar to benefit a few powerful interest groups.

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Britain Should Embrace Unilateral Free Trade Right Now

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog10/27/2016

Unilateral free trade is not some utopian libertarian ideal. It is a real-world policy that has been used and which reaps economic rewards.

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Cronyism at the Gas Pump

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog10/23/2016

Gas station owners have come up with a creative way to take more of their customers' money via the power of taxation.

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Iceland Today, the US Tomorrow?

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog10/18/2016

Iceland is not the only country coming up with "creative" ways to seize your wealth and income. The US is going down this path as well.

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Audio: Why the National Debt Will Only Get Larger

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10/06/2016

The national debt and cutting government spending simply are not topics the voters care about anymore.

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Don't Slap a New Tax on High-Frequency Trading

Financial MarketsTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog10/03/2016

High-frequency trading is not the nefarious scheme policymakers would have you believe it is. It serves a real purpose in the marketplace.

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The Trumped-Up Myths Behind "Trickle-Down" Economics

The EntrepreneurTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog10/02/2016

The critique of "trickle-down" economics relies on a mistaken zero-sum view that more income for some must reduce incomes to others.

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Hillary's Huge Estate-Tax Hike

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog09/30/2016

Estate taxes destroy businesses and undermine families while enriching the state. Not surprisingly, Hillary Clinton wants more of them.

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