I wish I knew who to credit with the following idea but I do not. It is, however, so simple and yet so profound that I wanted to share it with everyone. Friends, this is something we should do. I quote: Like most folks in this country, I have a job. I work, they pay […]
Now that I’m more focused on preparing my own income taxes, some of the latest tax evasion scandals in the Obama Administration are even more frustrating. I think the two political cartoons below put the sins of Tom Daschle and Tim Geithner into a more proper perspective. It does seem that those with political connections
Jeffrey A. Miron is a senior lecturer in economics at Harvard University. He is a Libertarian and was one of 166 academic economists who signed a letter to congressional leaders last week opposing the government bailout plan. His commentary, entitled Bankruptcy, Not Bailout, is the Right Answer, was published today at CNN.com and the American
Think about this with me for a minute if you would. The government is asking us taxpayers to hand over $700 billion more dollars on top of the $2+ trillion we already give them (or they obligate us with in the form of debt). That’s an enormous amount of money. Today there is an Associated
Remember this simple fact whenever a political candidate or government official tells you he or she will give you something: Government does not have anything to give that it does not first take from somebody else. It’s an axiomatic truth that our government cannot give us anything unless it first takes it from somebody else.