They’re Coming for You

– October 4, 2021

“Federal spending is out of control. Politicians know it and they know that they can’t stop it. A day of reckoning is coming. Politicians hope that we’ll keep pointing fingers at the rich so we don’t notice who the real culprits are.” ~ Antony Davies

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Poverty Isn’t Just About Money: Expanding the Child Tax Credit

– September 30, 2021

“The truth is that no country ever got out of poverty because of income redistribution. If such ‘redistribution’ could deliver such a happy outcome, the U.S. should have no child poverty at all.” ~ Veronique de Rugy

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Biden’s Demagoguery that Government Spending is Costless

– September 30, 2021

“President Biden’s demagoguery, arrogant impatience, and dictatorial manner do not and cannot change reality. At the end of the day, his policies can only lead to a financial and economic disaster.” ~ Richard M. Ebeling

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Biden’s Tax Plan Is a Middle-Class Death Tax Dressed as a Capital Gains Tax on the Rich

– September 27, 2021

“Say what they will about using the tax code to reduce income inequality, the fact is that multi-trillion dollar deficits have made politicians desperate for new sources of tax revenue. And, having eaten the rich, they’re now turning their eyes to the middle class.” ~ James R. Harrigan & Antony Davies

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Breaking News: Unrealized Capital Gains are Not Taxed

– September 23, 2021

“There’s no real news here. Instead the White House economists who did the study, Greg Leiserson and Danny Yagan, have redefined income.” ~ David R. Henderson

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Coin Can’t Save US from Debt Crisis

– September 23, 2021

“If Treasury can just slap a figure on a hunk of metal and demand that the Federal Reserve credit its account with that figure, it could force the creation of as much money as the politicians controlling it want.” ~ Robert E. Wright

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America’s Fiscal History: From Liberty to Paternalism

– September 23, 2021

“Once the ideology of collectivism replaces the political philosophy of individual freedom, free enterprise, impartial rule of law, and constitutionally limited government, the nation faces not only ultimate financial bankruptcy, but cultural and social collapse as well.” ~ Richard M. Ebeling

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Biden’s Wrecking Ball for Financial Privacy

– September 22, 2021

“President Biden relishes condemning tax-dodging billionaires but that $600 reporting requirement is a signal that IRS purgatory could soon be crowded with average Americans.” ~ James Bovard

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Tax Increases Cannot Pay for the Democrats’ Reconciliation Bill

– September 19, 2021

“During the pandemic, Congress passed multiple trillion-dollar bills to help keep the economy afloat. With the economy recovering, America does not need another one.” ~ Travis Nix

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Spendthrift Uncle Sam No Longer Can Afford to Run the World

– September 16, 2021

“Washington should stop trying to run the world and concentrate on defending Americans. The U.S. would be safer- and save money in the process.” ~ Doug Bandow

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Political Rhetoric Hides the Reality of Peaceful Production vs. Plunder

– September 12, 2021

“Society is composed of one set of people who work and save and who produce and exchange, and another set of people who wish to politically acquire and consume what others have saved and produced.” ~ Richard M. Ebeling

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The SNAP Boost Will Make the Poor Appear Poorer

– August 26, 2021

“Dramatic mis-measures of income provide convenient cover for a never-ending story supporting expanded redistribution because so many policies that provide resources for the poor actually make them appear poorer in official data.” ~ Gary Galles

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