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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 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 […]

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When is Tax Freedom Day 2016 in your state?

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 […]


Pfizer, Allergan Call Off $160B Mega-Merger

By Ashlee Kieler Consumerist March 6, 2016   Pfizer, Allergan Call Off $160B Mega-Merger     Five months after Pfizer and Allergan announced they would combine households to create the world’s largest drug company, the betrothed say the wedding is being called off.  Pfizer announced Wednesday that the $160 billion merger plan with Allergan has been terminated through […]

Pfizer, Allergan Call Off $160B Mega-Merger

The Exodus Of People Moving Away From California Is Becoming An Avalanche

The Exodus Of People Moving Away From California Is Becoming An Avalanche

By Michael Snyder End Of The American Dream April 5, 2016 The Exodus Of People Moving Away From California Is Becoming An Avalanche     Over the past ten years, approximately five million people have moved away from the state of California, and as you will see in this article this mass exodus appears to be […]


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? […]

Feds offer millions for plans to tax cars by the mile

Job Growth Doesn’t Mean We’re Getting Richer

Job Growth Doesn’t Mean We’re Getting Richer

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org March 28, 2016   Job Growth Doesn’t Mean We’re Getting Richer   In response to recent claims by the Obama administration and others that “millions of jobs” have recently been created, I examined the data here at mises.org to see if the claims were true. It turns out that job growth since […]


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Is this only for “tax cheats” and “moochers”?

By Mark Nestmann Nestmann.com February 19, 2016   Is this only for “tax cheats” and “moochers”?     Earlier this month, the Federal Register published its quarterly list of former US citizens and permanent residents who have “expatriated,” i.e., given up their US citizenship or permanent residence. The published data comes from the IRS, which […]


The issue is with the crony rich, not the “deserving rich” (Graphic)

By Against Crony Capitalism February 15, 2016   The issue is with the crony rich, not the “deserving rich”   And there is absolutely such a thing as “deserving rich.” In many cases the “deserving rich” have made this world a better place.     Copyright © 2016 Against Crony Capitalism. Reprinted with permission from […]

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Senate Passes Bill Making Internet Tax Ban Permanent

By Chris Morran Consumerist February 11, 2016   Senate Passes Bill Making Internet Tax Ban Permanent     Nearly two decades ago, Congress passed the first Internet Tax Freedom Act, establishing that — with a handful of grandfathered exceptions — local, state, and federal governments couldn’t impose taxes on Internet access. Problem is, that law […]


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 […]

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Six Years and $17 Billion Wasted in Afghanistan

By Against Crony Capitalism January 31, 2016   Six Years and $17 Billion Wasted in Afghanistan     Hey, it’s only money, your money, which we might as well have just buried in the desert. Actually it’s worse than that as dumping the money into the ground would have been a waste but wouldn’t have […]


Progressivism’s Vanquished Foe—Conservatism

By James Ostrowski LewRockwell.com January 31, 2016   Progressivism’s Vanquished Foe – Conservatism     Note: This is an excerpt from Progressivism: A Primer on the Idea Destroying America (2014).  After Progressivism replaced liberalism as America’s dominant ideology, liberals faded from the scene and, like the cheetah, almost went extinct.  From 1900 through 1960, as the […]

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