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Taxes and Spending
The success of the private sector precedes the ability to have any employment in the public sector at all. But teachers want the private sector to pay until it hurts.
Decentralization and SecessionTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy
California's governor refuses to send National Guard troops to the border on Trump's terms. State governments should refuse to send troops far more often than this.
Taxes and SpendingU.S. Economy
Timothy Egan in The New York Times evokes Warren Buffett in a recent article on taxes. Unfortunately both men are completely wrong.
The ability-to-pay doctrine falls short of providing a logical or ethical justification for progressive tax rates, for multiple reasons.
Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending
The failures of farm programs remain a reminder of why Washington’s power needs to be radically slashed across the board.
Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory
And yet I feel obliged to withhold my approval ... [for] the appropriation of public funds...
Global EconomyTaxes and Spending
Unfortunately, it is often only small countries with few natural resources that appreciate the benefits of being a tax haven.
Taxes and SpendingOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology
The massive tax breaks and subsidies being offered to Amazon for their second headquarters has taken crony capitalism to dizzying heights.
Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismTaxes and Spending
The verdict of sound economics is universal. Tariffs cripple economies, reduce the standard of living, and pit some groups against others.