taxes


GOP Tax Plan Increases the Most Insidious Tax

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute November 6, 2017   GOP Tax Plan Increases the Most Insidious Tax   Last Thursday, congressional Republicans unveiled their tax reform legislation. On the same day, President Trump nominated current Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell to succeed Janet Yellen as Federal Reserve chair. While the tax plan dominated the […]

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Dangerous Ignorance – Millennials: Communism sounds pretty chill

Dangerous Ignorance – Millennials: Communism sounds pretty chill

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism November 2, 2017   Dangerous Ignorance – Millennials: Communism sounds pretty chill     It’s understandable that some feel this way. The “Millennials” have been given more without earning it than any generation in the history of this country. These are the kids of the youngest Baby Boomers, who were […]


Trump and Corker’s Feud Erupts Again, This Time Over Taxes

By Against Crony Capitalism October 24, 2017   Trump and Corker’s Feud Erupts Again, This Time Over Taxes     Corker just keeps whining. Corker is retiring largely because Trump won’t endorse the big government Republican for re-election. Without Trump’s OK Corker’s career ended. Now Corker’s pulling the “I’m a statesman” bit. He’s hurt and he […]

Trump and Corker Feud Erupts Again, This Time Over Taxes

Constitutional Ignorance - Perhaps Contempt

Who Pays What in Taxes?

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com October 18, 2017   Who Pays What in Taxes?     Politicians exploit public ignorance. Few areas of public ignorance provide as many opportunities for political demagoguery as taxation. Today some politicians argue that the rich must pay their fair share and label the proposed changes in tax law as tax […]


Sex with Robots? 49% of Men say they would Give it a Try – Women 9%

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics October 18, 2017   Sex with Robots? 49% of Men say they would Give it a Try – Women 9%     Well, there seems to be a new sex revolution emerging – sex with robots with Artifical Intelligence. It may seem completely nuts, but something is going on. A friend […]

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On the Department of Welfare, Crony Subsidies, and Math About Vegetables

On the Department of Welfare, Crony Subsidies, and Math About Vegetables

By Against Crony Capitalism October 11, 2017   On the Department of Welfare, Crony Subsidies, and Math About Vegetables     There is no place in government, with the exception of the military, where supposed “conservatives” more exploit taxpayer funded welfare than in the Ag Department programs. It is ridiculous. Food, like anything, should be subject […]


Will Tax Reform Increase or Limit Liberty?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute October 9, 2017   Will Tax Reform Increase or Limit Liberty?   President Trump and the congressional Republican leadership recently unveiled a tax reform “framework.” The framework has a number of provisions that will lower taxes on middle-class Americans. For example, the framework doubles the standard deduction and increases the […]

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The GOP Tax Reform Plan: A Preliminary Libertarian Analysis

The GOP Tax Reform Plan: A Preliminary Libertarian Analysis

By Laurence M. Vance LewRockwell.com October 3, 2017   The GOP Tax Reform Plan: A Preliminary Libertarian Analysis     The Republicans have released their latest tax-reform plan. “Unified Framework For Fixing Our Broken Tax Code” is a simple, 9-page document that leaves the reader with many unanswered questions. Back in 2015, I subjected the […]


Don’t Fall for Tax Reform

By Jeff Deist Mises Institute September 30, 2017   Don’t Fall for Tax Reform   Please don’t fall for tax reform. It’s a con, and a shell game. It’s a promise every presidential candidate makes, including Trump. But we ought to be suspicious of grandiose talk about Congress reforming anything. Tax reform proposals always evade and obscure […]

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Here’s How Much of Your Taxes Have Gone To Wars

Here’s How Much of Your Taxes Have Gone To Wars

By Against Crony Capitalism September 28, 2017   Here’s How Much of Your Taxes Have Gone To Wars   “War is a racket.” –  Major General Smedley Butler     Last night I was watching a documentary on The Battle of Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War. I encourage everyone to view it. It lays out starkly the hell […]


When Billionaires Build Stadiums, Taxpayers Get Whacked

By Against Crony Capitalism September 26, 2017   When Billionaires Build Stadiums, Taxpayers Get Whacked     The NFL is deeply crony. Hey taxpayers – pay for my stadium. Thanks. What? You want “free” tickets? Ha! That’s funny. Don’t you know nothing’s free? Don’t worry though. You can look at the stadium you built me on […]

When Billionaires Build Stadiums, Taxpayers Get Whacked

Why does a florist need a government-issued license? Why does an interior decorator need one?

States realizing it’s stupid to make it hard to earn a living

By Against Crony Capitalism September 25, 2017   States realizing it’s stupid to make it hard to earn a living     (From The Conservative Review)   Why does a florist need a government-issued license? Why does an interior decorator need one? As one article points out, why does a casket maker in Louisiana need a license, including […]


Rand Paul: Why Not Pay For Hurricane Relief By Cutting Foreign Aid Spending?

Rand Paul: Why Not Pay For Hurricane Relief By Cutting Foreign Aid Spending?

By Against Crony Capitalism September 13, 2017   Rand Paul: Why Not Pay For Hurricane Relief By Cutting Foreign Aid Spending?     Sounds good to us. (From The Jack News)   Instead of borrowing the money, Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul wants to pay for hurricane relief by cutting foreign aid spending commensurately. If $20 […]


How America’s Outdated Tax Code Fails Gig Economy Workers

By Against Crony Capitalism September 11, 2017   How America’s Outdated Tax Code Fails Gig Economy Workers     The American tax code is like a deep dark jungle at dusk. It’s scary. It’s confusing. Peril lurks everywhere. And if one ventures in without proper preparation one can end up in a bad situation. This is […]

How America’s Outdated Tax Code Fails Gig Economy Workers