Taxes and Spending

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How Government Budget Deficits Make Us Poorer

Money and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and Banking

Blog11/09/2016

Government spending — not the size of the deficit — is the real problem with government intervention in the economy.

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3 Problems with Protectionism

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog11/07/2016

Protectionism is about giving consumers and ordinary people fewer choices while making them pay more for goods and services.

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Why Is It So Hard to Reduce the Pentagon Budget?

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog11/03/2016

Regardless of what is actually happening in the world, one thing is certain: in the long run, the Pentagon budget will not go down.

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Government Pension Plans Are Headed for Disaster

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog11/02/2016

Nevada's troubled pension plan provides ample evidence of why governments can not handle the task of running retirement funds.

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Making Sugar a Delicacy

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog10/31/2016

Thanks to government meddling, we all pay more for sugar to benefit a few powerful interest groups.

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Britain Should Embrace Unilateral Free Trade Right Now

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog10/27/2016

Unilateral free trade is not some utopian libertarian ideal. It is a real-world policy that has been used and which reaps economic rewards.

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Cronyism at the Gas Pump

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog10/23/2016

Gas station owners have come up with a creative way to take more of their customers' money via the power of taxation.

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Iceland Today, the US Tomorrow?

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog10/18/2016

Iceland is not the only country coming up with "creative" ways to seize your wealth and income. The US is going down this path as well.

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Audio: Why the National Debt Will Only Get Larger

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10/06/2016

The national debt and cutting government spending simply are not topics the voters care about anymore.

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Don't Slap a New Tax on High-Frequency Trading

Financial MarketsTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog10/03/2016

High-frequency trading is not the nefarious scheme policymakers would have you believe it is. It serves a real purpose in the marketplace.

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