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June 16, 2021

Should the IRS Calculate Your Taxes?

Now that everyone is past the various due dates for filing their 2020 income taxes, is there an easier way for Americans to do their taxes? A lot of people apparently think so.

June 15, 2021

Not The Babylon Bee: Biden Nixes a GOP Gas Tax Increase Proposal

President Biden is schooling some Republicans on the harm caused by taxes hikes—no, seriously. 

June 11, 2021

Expanding Broadband in Texas the Right Way

The low-hanging fruit for expanding broadband access is clearing away barriers to deployment. With HB 1505, Texas has taken some significant steps to extend broadband access to the approximately 4 percent of Texans who lack it. Other states should follow the example.

June 9, 2021

A Major Tax Scandal

The scandal in the ProPublica tax disclosure story is ProPublica’s illegal disclosure of personal tax information, not the wealthy’s legal compliance with the tax code as designed by Congress.

June 8, 2021

Biden's Backdoor Scheme for Effectively Raising the Minimum Wage

Joe Biden is unlikely to get his $15/hour minimum wage proposal passed, so he's trying to increase wages through the backdoor—and it may be working.

June 2, 2021

Have Gun, Will Vote

More women and minorities are becoming first-time gun owners, which should worry Democratic politicians since gun owners tend to vote more Republican. 

June 1, 2021

All This for 1.8 Percent Growth?

So what the Biden administration is proposing is a gargantuan expansion of federal spending and borrowing, which will explode the deficit, further bloat the national debt, and run the risk of monetary inflation, all in order to achieve a rate of economic growth that is lower than that of the previous administration.

May 27, 2021

Tax Competition Is a Feature, Not a Bug

The Government Class may hate it, but tax competition is a feature, not a bug. What they call a “race to the bottom” is actually strategic pressure to hold governments in check. Attempts among state or national governments to coordinate tax policy should be seen for what it is—collusion to eliminate competition and unleash ever bigger government.

May 26, 2021

What 'I, Pencil' Could Teach Joe Biden About Supply Chains

Joe Biden needs to read "I, Pencil," a story highlights the importance of free markets, and especially the often ignored role of supply chains. 

May 20, 2021

Inflation Is the Most Miserable Tax of All

It was government policy that caused the inflation of the 1970s, and it’s government policy that is bringing inflation back today.

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