taxation


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

Is Forced Military Service Good for the Economy?

Is Forced Military Service Good for the Economy?

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute September 13, 2017   Is Forced Military Service Good for the Economy?   Conscription, also known as “the draft,” is typically justified with appeals to values like partriotism, public service, and “sharing the burden.” That’s in peacetime. In times of war, of course, government claims conscription is necessary to provide the […]


The ‘Taxation Is Theft’ Meme Has Officially Gone Mainstream

By Alice Salles The Anti-Media April 30, 2017   The ‘Taxation Is Theft’ Meme Has Officially Gone Mainstream     The month of April is a nightmare for anyone with a conscience, as we only have until “tax day” — which usually falls on April 15 — to give the taxman what he says he deserves. […]

The ‘Taxation Is Theft’ Meme Has Officially Gone Mainstream

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

Will Latin America Finally Embrace Markets?

Will Latin America Finally Embrace Markets?

By José Niño Mises Institute December 24, 2016   Will Latin America Finally Embrace Markets?   Much talk has been made lately about the Left’s recent defeats in countries throughout Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, and Venezuela most notably. These countries have been characterized by Leftist governments that had the luxury of exploiting commodity prices during the […]


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 […]

Hate Taxes? You Certainly Are Not Alone…

Sound Money and Fiscal Policy

Sound Money and Fiscal Policy 2

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center April 11, 2016   Sound Money and Fiscal Policy     The week before last marked my first time attending the Austrian Economics Research Conference, an annual meeting of economists of the Austrian School hosted by the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, AL. While many of the presentations […]


The Sea Island Conspiracy

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com March 14, 2016   The Sea Island Conspiracy   Over the long weekend before the Mississippi and Michigan primaries, the sky above Sea Island was black with corporate jets. Apple’s Tim Cook, Google’s Larry Page and Eric Schmidt, Napster’s Sean Parker, Tesla Motors’ Elon Musk, and other members of the […]

Patrick J. Buchanan

Understanding the Federal Reserve’s Shell Game

Understanding the Federal Reserve’s Shell Game

By Dan Sanchez Mises.org March 2, 2016   Understanding the Federal Reserve’s Shell Game   The Federal Reserve is a key component of the American Transfer State. Under the guise of “macroeconomic management,” it redistributes vast amounts of wealth on an ongoing basis through inflation. The victims of these transfers are ordinary Americans. The beneficiaries are […]


Vigilante of Democracy ~ Martin Armstrong

By ChrisInMaryville February 1, 2016 Below is a short Tedx talk that I wanted to share that was independently organized by TEDxBattenkill featuring Martin Armstrong that was posted on January 29, 2016. When posting a video, on occasion, I may recommend turning the volume down, but in this case I would turn the volume up […]

Martin Armstrong

Guess which states Americans are abandoning?

By Against Crony Capitalism January 11, 2016   Guess which states Americans are abandoning?     Why oh why would so many people want to leave these fine states? What with their high rates of taxation and general nannyism and cronyism, massive unfunded liabilities for state workers, trigger happy cops, and politicians who long ago […]