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Martin Armstrong – Economic Downturn Will Take World to War

By Greg Hunter April 22, 2017   Join Greg Hunter as he goes One-on-One with renowned economist Martin Armstrong of ArmstrongEconomics.com. Former hedge fund manager Martin Armstrong, who is an expert on economic and political cycles, says, “You have to understand what makes war even take place? It does not unfold when everybody is fat […]

Martin Armstrong - Economic Downturn Will Take World to War

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

How Much Are Property Taxes in Each State, a Visual Answer

How Much Are Property Taxes in Each State

By Raul Howmuch.net April 10, 2017   How Much Are Property Taxes in Each State, a Visual Answer   Even if you rent instead of own, property tax still is an important component of your housing cost. Your landlord will take the tax on his house – your home – into account to calculate your […]


Governments Going Insane with New Ways to Tax People

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics April 1, 2017   Governments Going Insane with New Ways to Tax People       In Ireland, a reader has sent this gem in. The Communications Minister Denis Naughten is so proud of himself for changing the definition of a ‘television set’ to include your laptop in order to […]

Governments Going Insane with New Ways to Tax People

Money laundering watchdog scrutinizes Facebook, social media

Money laundering watchdog scrutinizes Facebook, social media

By Elizabeth Thompson CBC News March 12, 2017   Money laundering watchdog scrutinizes Facebook, social media MP calls for parliamentary committee to investigate threat to privacy     Canadians who make large cash transactions, international wire transfers or win big at the casino could end up with a federal agency scrutinizing their Facebook pages and other […]


Highlights From The House Debate On Tanning Tax That Turned Into A Sideshow

By Chris Morran Consumerist March 11, 2017   Highlights From The House Debate On Tanning Tax That Turned Into A Sideshow     Among the lesser-discussed points of the Affordable Care Act repeal and replace legislation is a move to get rid of a 10% tax on the use of tanning salons. Why is this […]

Highlights From The House Debate On Tanning Tax That Turned Into A Sideshow

How the Market Creates Jobs and How the Government Destroys Them

How the Market Creates Jobs and How the Government Destroys Them

By Walter Block Mises Institute March 8, 2017   How the Market Creates Jobs and How the Government Destroys Them   The Creation of Jobs If the media tell us that “the opening of XYZ mill has created 1,000 new jobs,” we give a cheer. When the ABC company closes and 500 jobs are lost, we’re […]


Cut, Don’t Reform, Taxes

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute February 6, 2017   Cut, Don’t Reform, Taxes   Many Americans who have wrestled with a 1040 form, or who have paid someone to prepare their taxes, no doubt cheered the news that Congress will soon resume working on tax reform. However taxpayers should temper their enthusiasm because, even […]

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When city retirement pays better than the job (Welcome to California)

By Against Crony Capitalism January 4, 2017   When city retirement pays better than the job (Welcome to California)   And pensions.   Sorry but the private sector pays for the public sector. The government exists to serve the citizenry not the other way around. Government should be small and it should be inexpensive. However, […]

When city retirement pays better than the job (Welcome to California)

Trump's Pentagon Budget Time Bomb

Trump’s Pentagon Budget Time Bomb

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute December 29, 2016   Trump’s Pentagon Budget Time Bomb   Legendary Pentagon analyst and whistleblower Chuck Spinney joins today’s Liberty Report to explain the budget nightmares a President Trump will face at the Pentagon. Why do these weapons systems cost so much and perform so badly? Chuck knows…and tells. […]


Illinois Enters the Death Spiral

By Daniel J. Mitchell Foundation for Economic Education December 28, 2016   Illinois Enters the Death Spiral     There’s a somewhat famous quote from Adam Smith (“there is a great deal of ruin in a nation“) about the ability of a country to survive and withstand lots of bad public policy. I’ve tried to […]

Illinois Enters the Death Spiral

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New Year’s Resolutions for Donald Trump and Congress

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute December 27, 2016   New Year’s Resolutions for Donald Trump and Congress   In the spirit of New Year’s, here are four resolutions for president-elect Trump and Congress that will enable them to really make America great again: 1) Audit the Fed….and then end it: The Federal Reserve Bank’s […]


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