Tag: taxes

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In 2019, with a $4-trillion-per-year federal Leviathan, running a joint called Less Government can lead to our taking some seemingly confusing and contradictory policy positions. Of course, we want LESS government – not NO government.  We’d like somewhere between $4-trillion-per-year – and Somalia.  Admittedly closer to Somalia, but still…. We want a Constitutionally prescribed and…

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Washington, DC has spent decades – in bipartisan fashion – making the lives of our farmers more and more miserable. Ridiculous tax policies.  Most especially the Estate Tax – aka the Death Tax: “Death taxes are taxes imposed by the federal and/or state government on someone’s estate upon their death. These taxes are levied on…

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Leftists like to pretend they’re things they are not.  Because the things they are – are so decidedly unpopular amongst We the People. By and large, We the People like less government.  Which, of course, is antithetical to Leftists. The more leftover, warmed-over Leftist “ideas” Democrat Massachusettes Senator and presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren put forward…

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Now-President Donald Trump has been remarkably consistent in his thoughts on global trade. Let us again flash all the way back to 1988.  Then mere global businessman Trump was on “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”  On which he said: “I do get tired of seeing the country ripped off….I do get tired of seeing what’s happening….How…

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A fortnight ago we yet again addressed the truism: Bad ideas never die – because there will always be government programs. Britain’s Labour Party Says They’ll Have Government Seize Private Broadband Networks: “Behold – from the Olde Country: “‘Britain’s opposition Labour Party plans to nationalise BT’s broadband network to provide free internet for all if…

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Actual free trade – is actually free trade.  Free from import tariffs, import limits and government subsidies. It takes every participant reducing its market warping – for it to be actual progress toward actual free trade.  Everyone reducing their tariffs, limits and subsidies. If a country here or there unilaterally disarms – they are committing…