Taxes


Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations

By Scott Powell Mises Institute February 21, 2017   Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations   On day one, President Trump surprised business leaders gathered at the White House, declaring US regulations “out of control” and “in need of 75% or more reduction.” A week later, he boldly signed an executive order requiring repeal of two […]

Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations

Ron Paul

Will Congress Stop Forcing Pro-Life Americans to Subsidize Abortion?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute February 15, 2017   Will Congress Stop Forcing Pro-Life Americans to Subsidize Abortion?   Last month marked 44 years since the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision declaring a constitutional right to abortion. Roe remains one of the Supreme Court’s most controversial decisions. Even some progressive legal theorists who […]


The New Travel Ban You Didn’t Hear About Is Against U.S. Citizens

By  Shaun Bradley The Anti-Media February 7, 2017   The New Travel Ban You Didn’t Hear About Is Against U.S. Citizens     As emotions intensify over Trump’s recent immigration ban, the State Department and IRS have quietly used it as a smokescreen to roll out a new policy that targets U.S. citizens for unpaid […]

The New Travel Ban You Didn’t Hear About Is Against U.S. Citizens

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Cut, Don’t Reform, Taxes

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute February 6, 2017   Cut, Don’t Reform, Taxes   Many Americans who have wrestled with a 1040 form, or who have paid someone to prepare their taxes, no doubt cheered the news that Congress will soon resume working on tax reform. However taxpayers should temper their enthusiasm because, even […]


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

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, […]


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. […]

Trump's Pentagon Budget Time Bomb

The War on Cash – One Giant Leap Forward For Government

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 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 […]

The Pentagon is just another bloated government agency

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 […]

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

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

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 […]


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 […]

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.

8 Million Americans Paid $1.7 Billion For Not Having Obamacare

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 […]


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 […]

The U.S. foreign-aid budget, visualized