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Gregory Bresiger

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Gregory Bresiger ( is an independent business journalist who lives in Kew Gardens, Queens, New York. He is the author of MoneySense, a forthcoming book of basic of money management with a libertarian point of view.

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The Regulators Will Botch It Again

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

02/17/2004Mises Daily Articles
Gregory Bresiger explains all you need to know about the SEC's proposal to ban "soft dollars" in mutual fund management. Once again, the regulators and reformers are about to make the wrong decision, which means another generation of social engineers will have to come up with more reforms to...
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The Forgotten Payroll Tax

Taxes and Spending

10/16/2003Mises Daily Articles
When the employer paid portion of the tax is added, then the percentage of American households that pay more in payroll taxes than income taxes is 74%. This is robbery of an entire generation of workers--in the name of providing them security, no less--and yet hardly anyone wants to talk about it.
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The Discourteous Mr. Walker

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

09/19/2003Mises Daily Articles
Every once in a while, the truth about government spending somehow leaks out in Washington, writes Gregory Bresiger. Reluctantly, another one of our hired help recently told the truth about how the relentless taxing, inflating and spending of our central government is leading our nation down the...
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The Function of the Short Seller

Financial Markets

09/01/2003The Free Market
It happens in every bear market and in every crash. Investors get it wrong. Then regulators get it wrong. They look for scapegoats and find the wrong ones.
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I'm Not Dead, Really I'm Not!

Big GovernmentHealth

07/08/2003Mises Daily Articles
Gregory Bresiger tells the tale of how he was officially terminated: "How was I killed off at a relatively young age—well, 50 really doesn't seem that old today—and then miraculously raised from the dead by these mail carrying ghouls? Well, how does anything work in the federal government? It's...
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