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Aborting the Trump Revolution

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com October 4, 2016   Aborting the Trump Revolution     In taking that $915 million loss in 1995, and carrying it forward to shelter future income, Donald Trump did nothing wrong. By both his family and his business, he did everything right. In a famous 1947 dissent, Judge Learned Hand […]

In taking that $915 million loss in 1995, and carrying it forward to shelter future income, Donald Trump did nothing wrong. By both his family and his business, he did everything right.

Tim Cook and Apple's Gross Hypocrisy on Taxes

Tim Cook and Apple’s Gross Hypocrisy on Taxes

By Jeff Deist Mises Institute September 1, 2016   Tim Cook and Apple’s Gross Hypocrisy on Taxes   Apple Inc., the US corporate parent of dozens of foreign legal entities, has been hit with a $14.6 billion tax bill by a commission of the European Union. At the heart of the commission’s complaint is an alleged antitrust […]


UK One Step Closer To Brexit After Members Of Parliament Approve Bill

Brexit Fears Weren’t Overblown — They Were Flat-Out Wrong

By Against Crony Capitalism August 19, 2016   Brexit Fears Weren’t Overblown — They Were Flat-Out Wrong     Brexit was a massive win for those of us who oppose crony capitalism. It was a line in the sand, in the Channel, and Britain in the end decided to remain Britain and to tell the […]


TISA Ready to Take the Place of TPP

The Real Existential Threats of 2016

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com August 18, 2016   The Real Existential Threats of 2016     On Sept. 30, the end of the fiscal year 2016, the national debt is projected to reach $19.3 trillion. With spending on the four biggest budget items – Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, defense – rising, and GDP growing […]


Why Social Welfare Programs and Democracy Cannot Co-Exist

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org August 16, 2016   Why Social Welfare Programs and Democracy Cannot Co-Exist   Writing in his 1922 treatise Socialism, Ludwig von Mises expressed support for democracy, but took a very limited view. Specifically, he suggested the only purpose of democracy is to “make peace, to avoid violent revolutions.” That is, democracy is purely a means […]

Why Social Welfare Programs and Democracy Cannot Co-Exist

How Clinton may be avoiding the death tax

How Clinton may be avoiding the death tax (Which she publicly supports)

By Against Crony Capitalism August 14, 2016   How Clinton may be avoiding the death tax (Which she publicly supports)     When you take the total amount of money the Clintons have made, allow for taxes and spending, her reported investment assets are still quite a bit too low to make sense. The likely […]


Brazil’s Olympics: Cronies Feast while the People Starve

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org August 9, 2016   Brazil’s Olympics: Cronies Feast while the People Starve   For this year’s Summer Olympics in Rio, the Brazilian government spent $4.6 billion — that’s a conservative estimate that covers facilities used for sports only. When we include all other related expenses, the total comes to $12 billion. To […]

Brazil's Olympics: Cronies Feast while the People Starve

Social Security - A looming $32 trillion shortfall (That’s right 32 TRILLION)

Social Security’s looming $32 trillion shortfall (That’s right 32 TRILLION)

By Against Crony Capitalism August 8, 2016   Social Security’s looming $32 trillion shortfall (That’s right 32 TRILLION)     But hey, who cares? I mean I’ll be dead by the time Social Security implodes. I paid into it. I want my money. That most people take out far more in Social Security than they […]


Insider Trading and Taxes: The State Wants to Read Your Mind

By Matthew Doarnberger Mises Institute August 5, 2016   Insider Trading and Taxes: The State Wants to Read Your Mind     Professional golfer Phil Mickelson was back in the news this summer thanks to a 2014 federal investigation into an insider trading case. It is alleged that Mickelson owed high stakes sports gambler Billy Walters […]


Facebook Might Owe The IRS As Much As $5 Billion In Back Taxes

Facebook Might Owe The IRS As Much As $5 Billion In Back Taxes

By Kate Cox Consumerist August 1, 2016     You know what giant corporations really hate to do? Spend lots of their revenue on taxes. And you know what they have to do anyway? Exactly that. But the IRS is saying that Facebook may not have done enough of it, in past years, and may […]