Taxes


Trump’s Tax Plan Is Brilliant Politics and Even Better Economics

By Against Crony Capitalism April 28, 2017   Trump’s Tax Plan Is Brilliant Politics and Even Better Economics     From Jeff Tucker, someone who has been VERY critical of Trump on a number of issues. (From FEE)   Donald Trump’s tax plan seems to mark a new chapter in his presidency, from floundering around […]

Trump’s Tax Plan Is Brilliant Politics and Even Better Economics

How Governments Justify Theft is a Fallacy: Wealth Was Created before Taxation

How Governments Justify Theft is a Fallacy: Wealth Was Created before Taxation

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell April 18, 2017   How Governments Justify Theft is a Fallacy: Wealth Was Created before Taxation     Do we owe society taxes? Tax day is tomorrow. Some people get excited because they will get money back which the government withheld–a clever trick that makes people feel less oppressed […]


Taxation is Theft

By Judge Andrew P. Napolitano Mises Institute April 17, 2017   Taxation is Theft   With a tax code that exceeds 72,000 pages in length and consumes more than six billion person hours per year to determine taxpayers’ taxable income, with an IRS that has become a feared law unto itself, and with a government […]

Taxation is Theft

How Much Are Property Taxes in Each State, a Visual Answer

How Much Are Property Taxes in Each State

By Raul Howmuch.net April 10, 2017   How Much Are Property Taxes in Each State, a Visual Answer   Even if you rent instead of own, property tax still is an important component of your housing cost. Your landlord will take the tax on his house – your home – into account to calculate your […]


Governments Going Insane with New Ways to Tax People

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics April 1, 2017   Governments Going Insane with New Ways to Tax People       In Ireland, a reader has sent this gem in. The Communications Minister Denis Naughten is so proud of himself for changing the definition of a ‘television set’ to include your laptop in order to […]

Governments Going Insane with New Ways to Tax People

Ivy League Inc. – How America’s Most Prestigious Universities Bilk the U.S. Taxpayer

Ivy League Inc. – How America’s Most Prestigious Universities Bilk the U.S. Taxpayer

By Michael Krieger Liberty Blitzkrieg April 1, 2017   Ivy League Inc. – How America’s Most Prestigious Universities Bilk the U.S. Taxpayer     Open the Books is back in the spotlight today with another deep-dive report, this time looking into U.S. taxpayer subsidies, tax breaks and federal payments into Ivy League colleges. Below are a […]


Highlights From The House Debate On Tanning Tax That Turned Into A Sideshow

Highlights From The House Debate On Tanning Tax That Turned Into A Sideshow

By Chris Morran Consumerist March 11, 2017   Highlights From The House Debate On Tanning Tax That Turned Into A Sideshow     Among the lesser-discussed points of the Affordable Care Act repeal and replace legislation is a move to get rid of a 10% tax on the use of tanning salons. Why is this […]


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

Ron Paul

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