Category Archives : Taxes


Sports Stadiums: Temples to Crony Capitalism

Source: https://mises.org By Salmaan A. Khan   Sports Stadiums: Temples to Crony Capitalism   The NFL is running one of its own games on the public, and as one of the most subsidized non-profit organizations in American history, the NFL excels at tackling the American taxpayer. It should be of no surprise that with its […]

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Is Burger King an Economic Patriot?

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Patrick J. Buchanan   Is Burger King an Economic Patriot?   “Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.” Jefferson’s brutal verdict comes to mind in the fierce debate over inversions, those decisions by U.S. […]


The Pentagon Overpays for Almost Everything—Massive waste, Massive crony capitalism

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino   The Pentagon Overpays for Almost Everything—Massive waste, Massive crony capitalism   The Department of Defense has been given a free ride pretty much since World War II. The Military Industrial Complex which President Eisenhower warned about in his farewell address (former 5 star general Eisenhower) is very real and […]

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Rep Massie to IRS Commissioner: Would IRS Targeting Occur Under Flat/Fair Tax? (Video)

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Rep Massie to IRS Commissioner: Would IRS Targeting Occur Under Flat/Fair Tax? (Video)   Read More The answer seems so obvious. I think most Americans would ring church bells if a simple and low flat tax was implemented. But a mix of corporate interests (which know how to work […]


Tax Reform is Useless Without Spending Reform

  Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Ron Paul Tax Reform is Useless Without Spending Reform   Recently, Republican leaders in Congress unveiled a “tax reform” plan that they claimed would provide the American people with a simpler, fairer, and more efficient tax system. While this plan does lower some tax rates and contains some other changes that […]


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Government agents harassed the neighbor of a Secret Service employee because of a neighborhood dispute? (Video)

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor Government agents harassed the neighbor of a Secret Service employee because of a neighborhood dispute? (Video)     Good to know that the Secret Service was detailing this woman and her children in rural Maryland because the secretary of the Director of the agency had a neighborhood beef with her. […]


Blount County Votes In New Commissioners

    Yesterday, May 6th, the Blount County Commission witnessed a rise against the political machine.  Many voters in six different county districts found that a true choice existed beyond the status quo of spending, borrowing and taxing.  Through the voting process six Blount County Commissioners were basically given their walking papers and replaced with […]


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Put an end to the Blount County political machine

  Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com Put an end to the Blount County political machine   Watch out for the Good Ole Boys. Click here for a handy chart to take with you to vote on May 6th. ### Related Blount County Commission post: Stop the Incumbents, Caution warning of the good ole’ boys, GO Blount County Defenders


Blount County Commissioner Samples Voting Record vs. Campaign Card

  As seen many times, even in Blount County politics, talk and reality do not always match up. Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com Steve Samples voting record doesn’t match his postcard mailer.    

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Why 4 term Blount County Commissioner Kenneth Melton needs to go

    Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com Why 4 term Commissioner Kenneth Melton needs to go   Does anyone remember his authoritarian approach to “serving” as Chairman of the Commission? It’s time for Kenneth Melton to go. 4 Term Incumbent County Commissioner Kenneth Melton voted to: Triple his pay from $300 to $900 a month 6/19/03 Raise your […]