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Andrew Syrios

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Andrew Syrios is a partner in the real estate investment firm Stewardship Properties. He graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Business Administration and a Minor in History.

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The Good Ol' Days: When Tax Rates Were 90 Percent

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingU.S. History

11/24/2015Mises Wire
Bernie Sanders and other advocates for more taxes like to note that income tax rates hit 90 percent in the 1950s. What they leave out is that few ever paid such rates and total tax revenues were about the same then as today.
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When You're Popular, You Don't Need Freedom of Speech

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryPrivate Property

11/09/2015Mises Wire
When you're unpopular, free speech sounds pretty great. But once you control the reins of power, free speech is really just an inconvenience, as the recent rise of the American left with its speech codes and trigger warnings has shown us.
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Reflections on Venezuela’s "Economic Miracle"

Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingWorld History

10/23/2015Mises Wire
It wasn't long ago that the pundits were talking about Venezuela's "economic miracle" which had proved all the anti-socialist naysayers wrong. But with soaring unemployment, inflation, and deficits, the Venezuelan people are unfortunately having to pay for years of ignoring economic reality.
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What "Progressive" Corporate Welfare Looks Like

Corporate WelfareFinancial MarketsHealth

10/13/2015Mises Wire
Progressives would have us believe that they protect ordinary people from greedy corporations. But in truth, policies like Obamacare and Cap and Trade are immense crony capitalist deals that cartelize markets and greatly favor politically connected corporations.
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The Military Gravy Train: Full Speed Ahead

Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

09/28/2015Mises Wire
With a Congress enamored of military spending and elective wars, there's no end in sight for the tax and spend policies that ensure bigger and more lavish treats and amenities for government contractors and military agencies alike.
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