Taxes


When city retirement pays better than the job (Welcome to California)

By Against Crony Capitalism January 4, 2017   When city retirement pays better than the job (Welcome to California)   And pensions.   Sorry but the private sector pays for the public sector. The government exists to serve the citizenry not the other way around. Government should be small and it should be inexpensive. However, […]

When city retirement pays better than the job (Welcome to California)

Trump's Pentagon Budget Time Bomb

Trump’s Pentagon Budget Time Bomb

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute December 29, 2016   Trump’s Pentagon Budget Time Bomb   Legendary Pentagon analyst and whistleblower Chuck Spinney joins today’s Liberty Report to explain the budget nightmares a President Trump will face at the Pentagon. Why do these weapons systems cost so much and perform so badly? Chuck knows…and tells. […]


The War on Cash – One Giant Leap Forward For Government

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics December 6, 2016   The War on Cash – One Giant Leap Forward For Government     The European Payments Council (EPC), a subdivision of the European Central Bank, is taking one giant step forward in their quest to eliminate all cash to increase taxes. They have gone ahead and […]

The War on Cash – One Giant Leap Forward For Government

The Pentagon is just another bloated government agency

The Pentagon is just another bloated government agency

By Against Crony Capitalism October 18, 2016   The Pentagon is just another bloated government agency     This is the truth and sometimes it’s one that it is hard for “conservatives” to come to terms with. The Pentagon is filled to the gills with waste and inefficiency, it is big government. The military and […]


Guess What You’re Funding Now? A $100 Million Drone Base in Africa

Guess What You’re Funding Now? A $100 Million Drone Base in Africa

By Christina Sarich UndergroundReporter.org October 7, 2016   Guess What You’re Funding Now? A $100 Million Drone Base in Africa     Niger, Africa— DARPA, or the secretive Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, which works under the umbrella of the U.S. Department of Defense, has created some spooky technology in its time — from tiny drones […]


Obama’s army of public relations staffers costs U.S. taxpayers $500M per year

By Against Crony Capitalism October 6, 2016   Obama’s army of public relations staffers costs U.S. taxpayers $500M per year     Half a billion dollars for US taxpayers to pay for Obama’s spin, his propaganda, his effort to control the “narrative.” This is just flat out abuse of the taxpayer. Take our money to […]

Obama’s army of public relations staffers costs U.S. taxpayers $500M per year

In taking that $915 million loss in 1995, and carrying it forward to shelter future income, Donald Trump did nothing wrong. By both his family and his business, he did everything right.

Aborting the Trump Revolution

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com October 4, 2016   Aborting the Trump Revolution     In taking that $915 million loss in 1995, and carrying it forward to shelter future income, Donald Trump did nothing wrong. By both his family and his business, he did everything right. In a famous 1947 dissent, Judge Learned Hand […]


8 Million Americans Paid $1.7 Billion For Not Having Obamacare

By Against Crony Capitalism September 28, 2016   8 Million Americans Paid $1.7 Billion For Not Having Obamacare     Obamacare is a dysfunction generating machine. On nearly every level the thing is screwed up. But that is the inherent nature of large government programs. This is Obama’s legacy? Way to go Mr. President. Be […]

8 Million Americans Paid $1.7 Billion For Not Having Obamacare

The U.S. foreign-aid budget, visualized

The U.S. foreign-aid budget, visualized

By Against Crony Capitalism September 27, 2016   The U.S. foreign-aid budget, visualized   This money (US taxpayer money) often just goes to the crony classes within these countries. Those positioned to take advantage of the USA’s largess do well. The “people” often do less well. Especially when considering that much of this money goes […]


Tim Cook and Apple’s Gross Hypocrisy on Taxes

By Jeff Deist Mises Institute September 1, 2016   Tim Cook and Apple’s Gross Hypocrisy on Taxes   Apple Inc., the US corporate parent of dozens of foreign legal entities, has been hit with a $14.6 billion tax bill by a commission of the European Union. At the heart of the commission’s complaint is an alleged antitrust […]

Tim Cook and Apple's Gross Hypocrisy on Taxes

What if only taxpayers voted? (Interesting Graphic)

By Against Crony Capitalism August 29, 2016   What if only taxpayers voted?   This map was originally posted by CNN and reflects 2012 exit polling. Though it doesn’t say it appears that “taxpayers” in this case means federal tax payers. Obviously those who don’t pay federal taxes, or even state income taxes pay sales […]

What if only taxpayers voted?

How Clinton may be avoiding the death tax (Which she publicly supports)

By Against Crony Capitalism August 14, 2016   How Clinton may be avoiding the death tax (Which she publicly supports)     When you take the total amount of money the Clintons have made, allow for taxes and spending, her reported investment assets are still quite a bit too low to make sense. The likely […]

How Clinton may be avoiding the death tax