Taxes and Spending

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School Vouchers Are Basically Food Stamps

Taxes and SpendingPrices

Blog01/04/2018
Governments already use vouchers in many areas, including food and housing. Fortunately, those vouchers only go to a small portion of the population.

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Mises Explains The Santa Claus Principle

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

Blog12/25/2017
An essential point in the social philosophy of interventionism is the existence of an inexhaustible fund which can be squeezed forever.

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Americans Are Addicted to Homeownership, and the Government is the Pusher

Money and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and Banking

Blog12/22/2017
"Sure, it's nice that homeownership forces people to build equity in an asset, even if it is a profoundly crappy asset."

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Are Tax Cuts Really Just Undemocratic Exploitation?

Big GovernmentTaxes and Spending

Blog12/21/2017
One suspects that, for Will Wilkinson, only that counts as “democratic” which conforms to his ideal of a welfare state.

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Expand Tax Breaks to Expand Education

Taxes and Spending

Blog12/20/2017
Cutting taxes on investment income can be key in helping taxpayers afford a better education.

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What Real Tax Reform Looks Like

Taxes and Spending

Blog12/15/2017
Real tax reform means reducing taxes and government spending. It does mean tax cuts in some places, and tax increases in others.

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Rothbard: Tax Exemptions Should be Welcomed

Taxes and Spending

Blog12/01/2017
It is particularly incongruous and incorrect for advocates of a free market to advocate uniformity of taxation.

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Eliminating the State and Local Tax Deduction Is a Terrible Idea

Decentralization and SecessionTaxes and Spending

Blog11/29/2017
The federal tax burden is huge compared to state and local taxes. Even in California.

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How Much Does a Tax Cut Cost?

Taxes and Spending

Blog11/28/2017
Claiming that tax cuts impose a cost on society assumes the government is the rightful owner of all our wealth and incomes.

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Don't Close the Tax "Loopholes"

Taxes and Spending

Blog11/27/2017
Closing so-called tax loopholes simply increase the tax burden for many Americans, and are hardly to be praised.

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