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What The Swiss Can Teach New York City

By Eric Margolis LewRockwell.com June 3, 2016   What The Swiss Can Teach New York City     NEW YORK CITY – America is falling apart.  Anyone who travels in this great land knows it. This great city is crumbling.  I’m scared to take the underwater tunnels to Long Island or New Jersey. Our local […]

What The Swiss Can Teach New York City

Showers of Cash for Pentagon Contractors

Showers of Cash for Pentagon Contractors

By Against Crony Capitalism June 3, 2016   Showers of Cash for Pentagon Contractors     (From Taxpayers for Common Sense)   But if you’re a Pentagon contractor, you’re loving the fact that the House Appropriations Committee is causing showers of fresh cash to fall. At the end of 2016 we produced a “Candy Canes […]


California’s $64 Billion Bullet Train To Nowhere Gets Delayed … Again

California’s $64 Billion Bullet Train To Nowhere Gets Delayed … Again

By Against Crony Capitalism May 24, 2016   California’s $64 Billion Bullet Train To Nowhere Gets Delayed … Again   “What about us brain dead slobs?” “You’ll be given cushy jobs.” – From the Simpsons Monorail Song     This project is more about people getting paid than about getting people from place to place. […]


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

Big Policies, Bigger Failures

Make America Great Again

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital May 5, 2016   Make America Great Again   Donald Trump’s critics have heaped scorn on his calls for protective tariffs to deal with America’s widening trade imbalance and the resulting loss of higher–paying blue color jobs. Some have accused him of trying to turn back the clock in […]


Freedom Isn’t Free: It Costs the Taxpayers $700 Billion Per Year

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org May 4, 2016   Freedom Isn’t Free: It Costs the Taxpayers $700 Billion Per Year   In his article on conscription today, Ron Paul writes: Some proponents of a military draft justify it as “payback” for the freedom the government provides its citizens. Those who make this argument are embracing the collectivist premise […]

Freedom Isn't Free: It Costs the Taxpayers $700 Billion Per Year

More Than Half Of Prince’s Vast Estate Will Go To Taxes

By Against Crony Capitalism April 29, 2016   More Than Half Of Prince’s Vast Estate Will Go To Taxes     All that work. All that wealth. Half will go to the government. That is a crying shame. Was that a dove I just heard? (From Buzzfeed News)   Without a will or any financial […]

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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 […]


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 […]


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?