Taxes


Get Ready for the War on Meat

By José Niño Mises Institute February 13, 2018   Get Ready for the War on Meat   Plant-based diets, especially vegan diets, seem to be all the rage these days. Based on the practice of eschewing animal products, veganism has attracted a broad coalition of interest groups — ranging from animal rights to environmental activists — […]

Get Ready for the War on Meat

The Supreme Court Could Destroy the Economy in One Decision

The Supreme Court Could Destroy the Economy in One Decision

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics February 12, 2018   The Supreme Court Could Destroy the Economy in One Decision     In a 1992 case, the Supreme Court refused to require that mail-order retailers collect sales taxes from buyers in other states. For a quarter-century, that has given the online retailers a competitive advantage over brick-and-mortar […]


The GOP’s Tax Reform Offers No Relief from the Inflation Tax

By Brendan Brown Mises Institute January 10, 2018   The GOP’s Tax Reform Offers No Relief from the Inflation Tax     The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) signed into law on December 22, 2017 promises no relief from one big tax on income — the inflation tax. Quite the contrary, there are strong […]

The GOP's Tax Reform Offers No Relief from the Inflation Tax

No, We Don’t Need a Federal “Solution” to Infrastructure Problems

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute January 10, 2018   No, We Don’t Need a Federal “Solution” to Infrastructure Problems   On December 19, an Amtrak train in Washington State killed three people and injured 100 others when it derailed and crashed into traffic lanes on a nearby highway. The day before, Atlanta’s international airport suffered a […]

No, We Don't Need a Federal "Solution" to Infrastructure Problems

This Can’t Go On: Social Security Beneficiaries Hit Record 61,859,250

This Can’t Go On: Social Security Beneficiaries Hit Record 61,859,250

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism January 1, 2018   This Can’t Go On: Social Security Beneficiaries Hit Record 61,859,250     This is  – “unsustainable“. The thing is Social Security is all many people have and so what are these people to do? They have to put food on the table somehow. Even if they […]


Patrick J. Buchanan

Republicans Bet the Farm

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com December 23, 2017   President Trump, every Republican senator, and the GOP majority in Speaker Paul Ryan’s House just put the future of their party on the line. By enacting the largest tax cut since the Reagan administration, the heart of which is cutting the corporate rate from 35 to 21 […]


Mises: THREE CHEERS FOR THE GOP TAX PLAN

By Against Crony Capitalism December 21, 2017     It isn’t perfect, but it is a move in the right direction. This is pretty much without doubt. Again, this bill likely represents a turn in the cruise liner of state toward fairer (in all senses of the word) seas. (From Mises)   Last night the Senate […]

THREE CHEERS FOR THE GOP TAX PLAN

Middle Class to Get 23% of Tax Cuts for Individuals Under GOP Bill

Middle Class to Get 23% of Tax Cuts for Individuals Under GOP Bill

By Against Crony Capitalism December 19, 2017     The goal in the 21st Century, as we move forward, should always be to reduce taxation. Slowly but surely we must work to undo the statism that infected society in the 20th Century. (Largely because people just didn’t know better.) There is no need for government to […]


Taxing the Per Mile you Drive – Hunt for Taxes

Taxing the Per Mile you Drive – Hunt for Taxes

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics December 19, 2017   Taxing the Per Mile you Drive – Hunt for Taxes     There are a number of states now looking into imposing a tax on every mile you drive your car. The leader of the pack has been the West Coast.  I previously reported that California wanted […]


What Makes Tax Reform Libertarian?

By Laurence M. Vance LewRockwell.com December 12, 2017   What Makes Tax Reform Libertarian?     The Republicans in the House and Senate have passed their tax bills. Because they have some notable differences, they will have to be reconciled so a final version can be sent to President Trump for his signature. Liberals, predictably, have generally […]

What Makes Tax Reform Libertarian?

That Democratic rhetoric about taxing the rich? It’s a con

That Democratic rhetoric about taxing the rich? It’s a con

By Against Crony Capitalism December 12, 2017   That Democratic rhetoric about taxing the rich? It’s a con     Word. It so is. Right now Dems are freaking out because their state income tax deduction is about to go away. But, but, but, I thought you wanted to raise taxes on the “rich”, Democrats. Oh, […]