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Taxes and SpendingU.S. History
The Hamiltonians foisted a central bank on the people of the United States at the first opportunity. But Thomas Paine wasn't fooled.
Taxes and Spending
Spending $12 billion per day is not a shutdown. Spending 7% less than you spent last year is not a shutdown.
The EnvironmentTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy
The "Green New Deal" is aptly named, in the sense that the original New Deal was a massive boondoggle that restricted liberty and crippled the economy.
Not everything needs to turn into a nationwide systemic problem when the federal government is a political mess. We ought to decentralize now to limit the damage the feds can do.
Wealth creation and savings are a far better indicator for economic prosperity than the "job creation" sought by politicians who use tax incentive programs for political purposes.
SocialismTaxes and SpendingWorld HistoryInterventionism
Emmanuel Macron said he wanted to make France more free and more competitive. But his failed tax increase on gasoline shows just how fragile reform attempts are in France.
Paul Krugman is now claiming the fact the US is not a 100% free-market economy justifies ever-higher taxes on "the rich."
Federal workers are paid so much more (17 percent more) than private sector workers, they could lose almost nine weeks of pay, never receive back pay, and still be better paid than their private-sector colleagues.
We're supposed to think it's perfectly normal that Washington DC bureaucrats decide whether or not you can use an outhouse toilet 2,500 miles from DC. Because it's in a "national" park.
Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending
Tariffs and economic sanctions infringe on the fundamental, God-given right of people to trade with whomever they want.