Taxes and Spending

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What's the Correct Number of Women Commandos?

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyCalculation and Knowledge


The military can't rationally allocate resources because it can't properly determine prices for them.

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Prosperity = Abundant Work + Low Cost of Living

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory


Our economy is making it harder to start businesses, keep businesses, and hire people. That's a recipe for disaster.

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How Government Regulation Makes Us Poorer

Taxes and SpendingEntrepreneurshipPolitical Theory


What hurts workers — and keeps them poor — is government regulation, which restricts competition.

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Trump Might Be the End of the Bush-Obama Consensus

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory


The cartelized economy foisted on us since 9/11 has been a disaster for businesses and taxpayers. Will Trump return us to "normalcy"?

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Has the CIA Been Politicized?

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory


The CIA, a tax-supported government-created organization, will always be "politicized" and seek to increase its own power and wealth.

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Europe's War on Tobacco

Corporate WelfareFree MarketsTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory


Europe's tobacco bans have managed to destroy businesses without actually getting people to stop smoking.

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Understanding the Trump Phenomenon

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

The left need not worry that Trump will be slashing government budgets. Nevertheless, there may still be some upsides to a Trump administration.

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Why the Bill of Rights Is Failing

Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory


The words of the Bill of Rights are nice, but they mean nothing if the public abandons the ideology that underpins the Bill of Rights itself.

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Beware of Governments Bearing Tax Breaks

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareTaxes and Spending


Promises of tax relief are rarely genuine, and when they are, there are almost always hidden costs in the form of increased political entrepreneurship and the expansion of regulation.

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The CIA Has Always Been Incompetent

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory


The CIA has always been inept, and it could not even figure out the basics of the Soviet home front during the Cold War.

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