Taxes


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, […]


Financial Tyranny: ‘We the People’ Are the New Permanent Underclass in America

Financial Tyranny: ‘We the People’ Are the New Permanent Underclass in America

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute November 18, 2017   Financial Tyranny: ‘We the People’ Are the New Permanent Underclass in America     Americans can no longer afford to get sick and there’s a reason why. That’s because a growing number of Americans are struggling to stretch their dollars far enough to pay their […]


Education Scholarship Tax Credits Help Children and Advance Liberty

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute November 14, 2017   Education Scholarship Tax Credits Help Children and Advance Liberty     Shutting down the Department of Education and returning control of the education dollar to the American people is the key to improving education. The best way to put the people in charge of education is […]

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GOP Tax Plan Increases the Most Insidious Tax

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute November 6, 2017   GOP Tax Plan Increases the Most Insidious Tax   Last Thursday, congressional Republicans unveiled their tax reform legislation. On the same day, President Trump nominated current Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell to succeed Janet Yellen as Federal Reserve chair. While the tax plan dominated the […]


Trump and Corker’s Feud Erupts Again, This Time Over Taxes

By Against Crony Capitalism October 24, 2017   Trump and Corker’s Feud Erupts Again, This Time Over Taxes     Corker just keeps whining. Corker is retiring largely because Trump won’t endorse the big government Republican for re-election. Without Trump’s OK Corker’s career ended. Now Corker’s pulling the “I’m a statesman” bit. He’s hurt and he […]

Trump and Corker Feud Erupts Again, This Time Over Taxes

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Who Pays What in Taxes?

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com October 18, 2017   Who Pays What in Taxes?     Politicians exploit public ignorance. Few areas of public ignorance provide as many opportunities for political demagoguery as taxation. Today some politicians argue that the rich must pay their fair share and label the proposed changes in tax law as tax […]


Sex with Robots? 49% of Men say they would Give it a Try – Women 9%

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics October 18, 2017   Sex with Robots? 49% of Men say they would Give it a Try – Women 9%     Well, there seems to be a new sex revolution emerging – sex with robots with Artifical Intelligence. It may seem completely nuts, but something is going on. A friend […]

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The Numbers Are in: Social Security Robs the Working Poor

The Numbers Are in: Social Security Robs the Working Poor

By Tom Eddlem Foundation for Economic Education October 14, 2017   The Numbers Are in: Social Security Robs the Working Poor The Social Security Administration’s own numbers reveal that a private investment pays more than Social Security.     Back in 2011, investment guru Warren Buffett famously complained in the New York Times that his […]


On the Department of Welfare, Crony Subsidies, and Math About Vegetables

By Against Crony Capitalism October 11, 2017   On the Department of Welfare, Crony Subsidies, and Math About Vegetables     There is no place in government, with the exception of the military, where supposed “conservatives” more exploit taxpayer funded welfare than in the Ag Department programs. It is ridiculous. Food, like anything, should be subject […]

On the Department of Welfare, Crony Subsidies, and Math About Vegetables

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Will Tax Reform Increase or Limit Liberty?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute October 9, 2017   Will Tax Reform Increase or Limit Liberty?   President Trump and the congressional Republican leadership recently unveiled a tax reform “framework.” The framework has a number of provisions that will lower taxes on middle-class Americans. For example, the framework doubles the standard deduction and increases the […]


The GOP Tax Reform Plan: A Preliminary Libertarian Analysis

By Laurence M. Vance LewRockwell.com October 3, 2017   The GOP Tax Reform Plan: A Preliminary Libertarian Analysis     The Republicans have released their latest tax-reform plan. “Unified Framework For Fixing Our Broken Tax Code” is a simple, 9-page document that leaves the reader with many unanswered questions. Back in 2015, I subjected the […]

The GOP Tax Reform Plan: A Preliminary Libertarian Analysis

Don't Fall for Tax Reform

Don’t Fall for Tax Reform

By Jeff Deist Mises Institute September 30, 2017   Don’t Fall for Tax Reform   Please don’t fall for tax reform. It’s a con, and a shell game. It’s a promise every presidential candidate makes, including Trump. But we ought to be suspicious of grandiose talk about Congress reforming anything. Tax reform proposals always evade and obscure […]


Here’s How Much of Your Taxes Have Gone To Wars

By Against Crony Capitalism September 28, 2017   Here’s How Much of Your Taxes Have Gone To Wars   “War is a racket.” –  Major General Smedley Butler     Last night I was watching a documentary on The Battle of Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War. I encourage everyone to view it. It lays out starkly the hell […]

Here’s How Much of Your Taxes Have Gone To Wars