Taxes and Spending

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Cronyism at the Gas Pump

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory


Gas station owners have come up with a creative way to take more of their customers' money via the power of taxation.

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Iceland Today, the US Tomorrow?

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory


Iceland is not the only country coming up with "creative" ways to seize your wealth and income. The US is going down this path as well.

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Audio: Why the National Debt Will Only Get Larger

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory


The national debt and cutting government spending simply are not topics the voters care about anymore.

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Don't Slap a New Tax on High-Frequency Trading

Financial MarketsTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory


High-frequency trading is not the nefarious scheme policymakers would have you believe it is. It serves a real purpose in the marketplace.

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The Trumped-Up Myths Behind "Trickle-Down" Economics

The EntrepreneurTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory


The critique of "trickle-down" economics relies on a mistaken zero-sum view that more income for some must reduce incomes to others.

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Hillary's Huge Estate-Tax Hike

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory


Estate taxes destroy businesses and undermine families while enriching the state. Not surprisingly, Hillary Clinton wants more of them.

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Roll Call: 'The Deficit Debate Has Disappeared'

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory


Donald Trump has forced the GOP to admit it really has no interest in serious spending cuts or in balancing the budget.

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The New Nevada: Taxpayer Bucks for Billionaires

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory


The Silver State is not what it used to be and its lawmakers can not help saying "yes" to billionaires seeking taxpayer largesse.

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Indoctrination: 35 Years of the US Department of Education

EducationTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

What has the Federal Department of Education done for students? The DOE has spent a lot of taxpayer money, but the results are less than impressive.

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Italy's Earthquake: Will It Revive Their Economy?

Global EconomyTaxes and Spending


Bastiat's broken-window fallacy lives on in Italy where advocates for a new wave of government spending will bring an economic renaissance.

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