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Trump's Economics

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog04/05/2017
Trump seems to be stuck in the 1980s when it comes to his obsession with sticking it to our "competitors" in Asia.

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Trump’s Goldman Guys Are Dangerous

Taxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog04/05/2017
Trump campaigned on cutting taxes, but Steve Mnuchin and Gary Cohn desire "revenue neutral" reform, including a possible VAT.

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3 Lessons Learned from Wisconsin's War on Foreign Butter

Taxes and SpendingPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog04/03/2017
Wisconsin's foreign-butter ban may seem like a small issue, but it illustrates the problems that arise when government limits trade in any way.

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Forget Foreign Aid — Adopt Free Trade Instead

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog03/31/2017
If UK politicians are genuinely concerned about poorer developing nations, the politicians should implement policies of unilateral free trade.

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Raiders Move to Vegas Gives Taxpayers Reason to Boo, Players Reason to Cheer

Taxes and Spending

Blog03/28/2017
The NFL is coming to Vegas. This means higher hotel taxes for tourists, but lower tax rates for players.

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Why Angela Merkel Hates Tax Competition

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog03/27/2017
Europhiles like Angela Merkel are panicking over the idea that the UK and the US might reduce taxes and provide tax havens outside the EU.

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Donald Trump's Whig Is Showing

Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog03/21/2017
Donald Trump has revived the old philosophy of the American Whigs — a political faction in favor of trade barriers and lots of government spending.

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Trump Should Follow Putin on Military Spending

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog03/20/2017
Trump's increases to military spending means his "America First" budget puts the US at greater risk.

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When the CIA Partied with LSD on the Taxpayers' Dime

HealthThe Police StateTaxes and Spending

Blog03/15/2017
During the 50s and 60s, the CIA conducted a variety of LSD "experiments" with prostitutes and others that were of questionable scientific value.

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Which US States Are the "Moocher" States?

Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog03/13/2017
There's more than one way to show which states consume the most federal spending.

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