Your Fair Share of Taxes

Your Fair Share of Taxes

Do you pay enough taxes? What is enough? When asked on “60 Minutes,” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez didn’t seem to have a specific tax rate in mind, but then she said, “back in the ’60s … you see tax rates as high as 60 or 70...
Skin in the Game: Who Pays Federal Income Taxes

Skin in the Game: Who Pays Federal Income Taxes

“Americans with no federal income tax obligation become natural constituencies for big-spending politicians….Those with no skin in the game might see tax cuts as a threat to their handout programs.” In describing the GOP tax cuts, House Minority...
The Facts About Corporate Taxation

The Facts About Corporate Taxation

Elizabeth Warren and her fellow leftists love corporate taxation because they see it as a means of income redistribution from wealthy investors to workers, so as to narrow the income and wealth gap. However, the leftists are utterly mistaken, as taxing corporate...
Tax Avoidance is Moral

Tax Avoidance is Moral

The recent leak of the Panama Papers—which consist of confidential banking documents that report names of thousands of offshore corporations and their shareholders—created a media storm around the world. Many of these corporations are shells that serve as “tax...
What Is the “Fair Share” of Taxes?

What Is the “Fair Share” of Taxes?

Presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders, along with President Obama, say they want high-income earners, otherwise known as the rich, to pay their fair share of income taxes. None of these people, as well as the uninformed in the media and our...
Politicians’ Words: The Rich, Fair Share and Taxes

Politicians’ Words: The Rich, Fair Share and Taxes

At the recent televised debate among candidates for the Democrats’ nomination for president, Hillary Clinton declared that “the wealthy pay too little” in taxes and “the middle class pays too much.” Some people might wish to argue about...
Death of a Patriot

Death of a Patriot

My father Irwin A. Schiff was born Feb. 23rd 1928, the 8th child and only son of Jewish immigrants, who had crossed the Atlantic twenty years earlier in search of freedom. As a result of their hope and courage, my father was fortunate to have been born into the freest...

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