Tag Archives: Taxes

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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Debt Can’t Burden Future Generations? : The Freeman : Foundation for Economic Education

Debt Can’t Burden Future Generations? : The Freeman : Foundation for Economic Education. I’ve got a huge backlog of articles I’ve been saving to eventually discuss.  Here’s one by everyone’s favorite singing economist, Bob Murphy, in which he discusses the … Continue reading

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Mainstream Media: “Republicans Should Break Campaign Promises.”

Republicans wisely break with Grover Norquist – CNN.com This editorial in CNN is simply one example of a recent phenomenon that is really taking off lately.  The big-government progressive keynesians are smelling blood.  Moderate GOP congressmen are beginning to hint … Continue reading

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Legalize. Don’t Tax. Don’t Regulate.

One of the most appealing aspects of libertarian political philosophy is that it demands the legalization of all victimless crimes.  Those within the liberty movement celebrate as legalization of various currently prohibited activities (drugs, gambling, prostitution) tends to slowly gain … Continue reading

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OMG! Mitt Romney made another gaffe! He’s a gaffer! A gaffe machine!

Romney’s 47% gaffe shows more than being out of touch – National Policy & Issues | Examiner.com. I believe I’m on the record as being no fan of Mitt Romney, but that doesn’t mean I’m going to give the mainstream … 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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Taxes are a means, not an end…

The linked video isn’t especially significant, just the first example I found of a media outlet discussing the current issue of the possible extension of payroll tax cuts.  Specifically, the issue at hand seems to be how to “pay for” … Continue reading

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