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The Trouble With Taxation

January 14, 2005 - 1:15 PM to January 15, 2005 - 1:15 PMCharlottesville, Virginia

Tags Taxes and SpendingU.S. History

American Revolution was a tax revolt. So was Fort Sumter. The Bible and Shakespeare are full of tax stories. Even the Rosetta Stone is about taxes. Few people in history like to have their money taken by force, even if thetax collector works for a pharaoh who calls himself god.

Join us for a special Virginia seminar presented by Shenandoah Electronic Intelligence, Inc. and the Ludwig von Mises Institute, on The Trouble With Taxation, January 14–15, 2005. We’ll meet at the historic Boar’s Head Inn at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia. The conference features Dr. Thomas DiLorenzo, author of How Capitalism Saved America.

Schedule

Friday, January 14  Ednam Hall of Boar's Head Inn

  • 6:30 p.m. - Registration
  • 7:00 p.m. - Thomas DiLorenzo (Loyola College, Maryland), Taxes in American History   
  • 8:00-9:00 p.m. - Reception Hearth Arbor Patio

Saturday, January 15   Ballroom 

  • 8:30 a.m. - Coffee and Juice
  • 9:00 a.m. - Thomas DiLorenzo, Lincoln's Tariff War
  • 10:00 a.m. - Discussion and refreshments
  • 10:15 a.m. - Mark Thornton (Mises Institute), Thank Goodness for FDR’s Tax Cut 
  • 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Luncheon with the speakers (Hearth Arbor Patio, pre-paid reservations required before January 10)
  • 12:30 p.m. -  Paul Cantor (University of Virginia),Taxation and Literary History, or Who Killed John Keats?  
  • 1:30 p.m. - Discussion and refreshments 
  • 1:45 p.m. -  James W. Fogal, CFP (Mises Institute), How to Outwit the Tax Police While Supporting Freedom
  • 2:30 p.m. - Discussion and refreshments 
  • 2:45 p.m. - Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.  (Mises Institute), The Dangers of Tax Reform
  • 3:45 p.m. - Discussion and refreshments 
  • 4:00 p.m. -  Thomas DiLorenzo, Rothbard's Economics of Taxation: Where the Mainstream Went Wrong 
  • 5:00 p.m. - Adjourn

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