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Confused Socialist Accidentally Makes Case For Lower Taxes

You gotta hand it to Bernie Sanders – despite using the same old economic fallacies that progressives have been spouting since the 19th century, his campaign is resonating with people – as evidenced by the fact that around half my … Continue reading

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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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The Income Tax: Root Of All Evil – Frank Chodorov (Selected Quotations)

I recently took a course on Mises Academy taught by Tom DiLorenzo regarding the economic nationalism of Hamilton, Clay, and Lincoln.  In the final week, one of the assigned readings consisted of a few chapters of this book (available for … 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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If you don’t like America, why don’t you just leave?

Senators to Unveil the ‘Ex-Patriot Act’ to Respond to Facebook’s Saverin’s Tax ‘Scheme’ Unless you happen to be rich.  In that case, we not only don’t want you to leave, but we are going to impose draconian penalties on you … Continue reading

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News Roundup – 3/7/2012

Three interesting stories to link today… Why Buy the Cow? – Peter Schiff gives a nice little “corporate taxation for dummies,” in this update, explaining how the government gets more money from most corporations than the shareholders do.  We take … Continue reading

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