Taxes and Spending

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Sorry, "Medicare for All" Won't Save the Taxpayers Money

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog08/18/2018

Lowering quality and destroying health care choices might reduce some "administrative costs," but the real cost to the public of a government healthcare is system is much higher than is admitted.

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Mr Trump, Tear Down These Trade Barriers

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

Blog08/11/2018

American tariffs are just taxes on Americans, and its the American consumer who will suffer most.

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Italy’s Central Bank Admits Wealth Redistribution Leads to Corruption

Global EconomyTaxes and Spending

Blog08/07/2018

“Corruption is a regular effect of interventionism,” Ludwig von Mises once wrote, and we see this principle at work today in the European Union.

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Europe Needs to "Harmonize" to Ireland's Tax Level, not to France's

Global EconomyTaxes and Spending

Blog08/04/2018

European bureaucrats thinks tax rates should be similar across the zone. But they naturally want all tax rates to "harmonize" at high rates, like those in France.

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An Open Letter About Anti-Russian Paranoia

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/26/2018

Talking about Russian imperialism is the modern version of talking about what fine clothes the Emperor is wearing in that fairy tale.

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A Tax on Imports Might as Well Be a Tax on Exports

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

Blog07/26/2018

The Constitutional ban on export duties has always been a hollow victory. Export tariffs are analytically equivalent to import tariffs.

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Spending Our Way to a Fiscal Crisis

Booms and BustsTaxes and Spending

Blog07/23/2018

The Social Security and Medicare trust funds will both soon be bankrupt, putting additional strains on the federal budget and American taxpayers.

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Tax Evasion: Goooooaaaallll!

Taxes and Spending

Blog07/14/2018

Ronaldo and Messi have heroically taken elaborate steps to keep money they’ve earned away from the government of Spain. 

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The Military Is a Jobs Program — for Immigrants and Many Others

Labor and WagesTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/12/2018

The US military has long acted as a jobs program, for both citizens and non-citizens alike. It's time to cut it all back. 

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The New Tariff of Abominations?

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

Blog07/02/2018

Trump's new tariffs just happen to protect certain industries that are big political donors.

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