California Official: The Government Should Tax Emails

Leave it to California to come up with all the smart ideas. Does the government need some more money? Don’t cut spending, impose a new tax! If the government tapped into the internet’s industry with a tax, they could bring in billions each year. During a March 5th meeting, Berkeley City Councilman Gordon Wozniak suggested … Read more »

The Sequester And Chicken Little

Would you like an economic lesson in government spending cuts? Try this exercise. Sit down and plan a trip to Disney World for you and your family. Make a budget of $20,000 to take this trip (never mind that you don’t have that much money to spare, just follow along with me). And then, forget … Read more »

The Left’s “Birther” Moment

Listen, anyone who knows me knows I’m not fan of Mitt Romney. I wasn’t in ’08, and I’m certainly not now. It even pained me a bit to put his picture on this article. But seriously… Taxes? This is the leftists “birther” moment. You remember, when a whole bunch of concerned people asked about Barack … Read more »

North Dakota Voters to Vote on Cutting Off the Landlord

Think you own your property? Do you really? Perhaps you’d better think again. If you want proof that you’re merely a renter on your “own property,” try not paying your property taxes this year and watch how quickly “your” property is seized by the State. Anyways, on to the news. It turns out that voters … Read more »

Class Warfare Is Being Used To Divide America – And It Is Working

At a time when America desperately needs to come together, we are becoming more divided than ever.  The mainstream media and most of our politicians love to pit us against one another in dozens of different ways, and right now class warfare has become one of their favorite tools for getting us to hate one … Read more »

30 Stupid Things The Government Is Spending Money On

If you want to get paid for doing something stupid, just turn to the U.S. government.  The U.S. government is paying researchers to play video games, it is paying researchers to study the effects of cocaine on Japanese quail and it has spent millions of dollars to train Chinese prostitutes to drink responsibly.  The amount … Read more »

24 Outrageous Facts About Taxes In The United States That Will Blow Your Mind

The U.S. tax code is a complete and utter abomination and it needs to be thrown out entirely.  Nobody in their right mind would ever read the whole thing – it is over 3 million words long.  Each year, Americans spend billions of hours and hundreds of billions of dollars trying to comply with federal tax requirements.  … Read more »

It’s The Spending, Stupid!

For everybody yelling about the 1% not paying their “fair share” of taxes, I’ve got news for you: It’s not the taxes that are the problem; It’s the spending. Recently we heard that the Buffett Rule failed to pass the Senate 51-45. Supporters of the so-called Buffett Rule, which would set a minimum 30% federal … Read more »

American Income Tax Tyranny

Richard W. Rahn notes on Cato.org (also published in the Washington Times on April 9th, 2012): Americans, now 236 years removed from the Declaration of Independence, have acquiesced to far more tax tyranny — and I do not use that word lightly — than the British tax tyranny that ignited our revolt. Modern-day apologists for … Read more »