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Connecticut On Its Latest Cash Grab: It’s Not Greed When We Do It

Mises DailyAugust 3, 2015
Connecticut has introduced a new death tax. But for some reason, a blatant cash grab like this is never "greed" when a government uses violence to seize wealth. It's only greed when private sector actors want more money...

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Boston Pulls 2024 Olympic Bid, Taxpayers Win

Mises DailyAugust 1, 2015
Boston joins a growing number of cities where the taxpayers decided they didn't want to deal with the massive costs of hosting the Olympic games. As a bastion of crony capitalism, however, the games are still quite popular among politicians and business "leaders."...

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