Tax


Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations

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 […]


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

Trump Cuts Subsidy to Real Estate Industry, Opponents Call It a "Tax Increase"

Trump Cuts Subsidy to Real Estate Industry, Opponents Call It a “Tax Increase”

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute January 26, 2017   Trump Cuts Subsidy to Real Estate Industry, Opponents Call It a “Tax Increase”   Among the many new directives and executive orders already issued by the Trump administration is a little-noticed order to halt a scheduled cut in mortgage insurance fees levied by the FHA. Earlier in […]


Big Government – The Reason You Need a License to Braid Hair

By Isaac Davis Waking Times December 8, 2016   Big Government – The Reason You Need a License to Braid Hair     We live in a time when big government is such an ingrained part of our lives that it’s difficult for most people to comprehend what freedom even is. Bureaucracy has inserted itself into pretty […]

Big Government – The Reason You Need a License to Braid Hair

The U.S. Has Lost 195,000 Good Paying Energy Industry Jobs

The U.S. Has Lost 195,000 Good Paying Energy Industry Jobs

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog August 5, 2016   The U.S. Has Lost 195,000 Good Paying Energy Industry Jobs     Not all jobs are created equal.  There is a world of difference between a $100,000 a year energy industry job and a $10 an hour job running a cash register at Wal-Mart.  You […]


Gimme Shelter (From the Tax Man) Disappearing Money and Opportunistic Candidates

By Nomi Prins NomiPrins.com May 16, 2016   Gimme Shelter (From the Tax Man) Disappearing Money and Opportunistic Candidates     This article orginally appeared in TomDispatch. The latest Panama Papers May 9th disclosures underscore the broad and ongoing global connections between big banks and tax havens. A swath of politicians on both sides of the […]

Gimme Shelter (From the Tax Man) Disappearing Money and Opportunistic Candidates

Global Warming Activists Want to Make Food More Expensive

Global Warming Activists Want to Make Food More Expensive

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org April 28, 2016   Global Warming Activists Want to Make Food More Expensive   In a more civilized age — that is, during the 1840s — reducing the price of food for ordinary people was seen as a good thing. Nowadays, though, increasing the price of food in the name of “climate sustainability” is de rigueur. The UK Independent reports: Denmark is considering […]


The Answer to “Unfair” Tax Breaks Is More Tax Breaks

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org April 15, 2016   The Answer to “Unfair” Tax Breaks Is More Tax Breaks   Some myths about taxes and taxpayers never go away. Among them is the myth that tax breaks amount to “subsidies.” Laurence Vance recently pointed out a particularly oblivious claim made recently by a staffer at National Public […]

The Answer to "Unfair" Tax Breaks Is More Tax Breaks

Hate Taxes? You Certainly Are Not Alone…

Hate Taxes? You Certainly Are Not Alone…

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog April 14, 2016   Hate Taxes? You Certainly Are Not Alone…     At this time of the year, millions of Americans are rushing to file their taxes at the last minute, and we are once again reminded just how nightmarish our system of taxation has become.  I studied […]


When is Tax Freedom Day 2016 in your state?

By Scott Greenberg Tax Foundation April 6, 2015 Tax Freedom Day 2016 is April 24   Tax Freedom Day 2016 (PDF) Key Findings This year, Tax Freedom Day falls on April 24, or 114 days into the year (excluding Leap Day). Americans will pay $3.3 trillion in federal taxes and $1.6 trillion in state and […]

When is Tax Freedom Day 2016 in your state?

Feds offer millions for plans to tax cars by the mile

Feds offer millions for plans to tax cars by the mile

By Against Crony Capitalism March 29, 2016   Feds offer millions for plans to tax cars by the mile     The government will tax and tax and tax until citizens push back. Is there nothing in this country we can do without giving the government a cut? Must the government always get a slice? […]


The Evil Empire Has The World In A Death Grip ~ Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org February 22, 2016   The Evil Empire Has The World In A Death Grip   In my archives there is a column or two that introduces the reader to John Perkins’ important book, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man. An EHM is an operative who sells the […]

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