Tag Archives: Taxes

Are Obligations to the Government Infinite?

Gather round, boys and girls, it’s analogy time! Scenario A:  You walk into an unfamiliar bar in a bad part of town.  You sit down at the bar, and the bartender approaches you and says, “Hey buddy, you look really … Continue reading

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H&R Block – Subversive Libertarian Propagandists?

I love tax season, and not just because of the dancing sign-wavers wearing Statue of Liberty costumes on the street corners.  Tax season is almost certainly the easiest time of the year to be a libertarian, as for a few … Continue reading

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The Military Has No Business Engaging In “Humanitarian Operations”

    I’ve mentioned before that I firmly believe the best way for libertarians to win over statists is to fearlessly tackle the “hard” issues, rather than easy ones.  Railing against drones and the NSA is like shooting fish in … Continue reading

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Article Roundup – 10/19/2013

You’ll probably see a lot more of these sorts of posts now that I’m not able to post as frequently.  I come across articles throughout the week, but don’t really have time to get my thoughts down until the weekend. … Continue reading

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The Libertarian Case For Welfare Cheats

Generally speaking, libertarians are almost universally opposed to any “social welfare” or wealth redistribution programs.  We consider them to be impractical, economically inefficient, and an unjust violation of property rights.  If it were up to us, all of these programs … Continue reading

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Nanny State Wants To Lower Your Standard Of Living (For Your Own Good)

How to curb obesity: Tax calories, study says – The Washington Post. What a shocker!  A bureaucratic government panel of “experts” proposes to make us better off by requiring us to pay more for the food we enjoy.  Yes, our … Continue reading

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News Roundup – 2/15/2013

RonPaul.com – The LRC Blog I’m sure most of you have already read Lew Rockwell’s explanation of the whole RonPaul.com drama, but just in case you haven’t, here it is.  It all seems entirely plausible to me. Fracking and Federalism … Continue reading

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The Swiss Sell Out

FATCA Cliff:  Tax Evasion And Guilty Plea For Oldest Swiss Bank :: Forbes I don’t know nearly enough about international law and banking regulations to offer any real intelligent commentary about this.  Perhaps someone who does know a little bit … Continue reading

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Forbes Roundup

Is it just me, or is Forbes becoming increasingly libertarian these days?  I’ve found three articles all with a pretty pro-liberty slant. In France’s Welfare Status Quo, Are We Seeing America’s Future? This article gives some pretty concrete evidence on … Continue reading

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Peter Schiff Does the Media’s Work For Them

Peter Schiff: The Fantasy of a 91% Top Income Tax Rate – WSJ.com. The media loves pointing to the fact that in the past, nominal tax rates on the upper tax brackets were much higher, and that some of the … Continue reading

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