Taxes and Spending

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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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Roll Call: 'The Deficit Debate Has Disappeared'

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog09/28/2016

Donald Trump has forced the GOP to admit it really has no interest in serious spending cuts or in balancing the budget.

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The New Nevada: Taxpayer Bucks for Billionaires

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog09/27/2016

The Silver State is not what it used to be and its lawmakers can not help saying "yes" to billionaires seeking taxpayer largesse.

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Indoctrination: 35 Years of the US Department of Education

EducationTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

What has the Federal Department of Education done for students? The DOE has spent a lot of taxpayer money, but the results are less than impressive.

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Italy's Earthquake: Will It Revive Their Economy?

Global EconomyTaxes and Spending

Blog09/21/2016

Bastiat's broken-window fallacy lives on in Italy where advocates for a new wave of government spending will bring an economic renaissance.

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