Business Tax Exemptions and the U.S. Oil Industry

The uniformity-of-profit principle sheds light on the effect of business tax exemptions and their elimination.

Welfare for the Rich

Politicians always promise that public investment will return more in benefits to taxpayers. But it’s not true.

A Pandemic of Fiscal Profligacy

The Democrats’ $1.9 trillion “American Rescue” plan, which has little to do with rescuing and everything to do with using the pandemic as an excuse to move the country closer to statism. The latest $1.9 trillion addition to the federal debt is best described as a left-wing slush fund.

Government Spending is the Real Tax

Milton Friedman made the observation that the true size of government is measured not by how much it rakes in currently in taxes by how much it spends.

Your Fair Share of Taxes

Do we leave (wealth) in the private sector where the market decides? Or do we subject it to corrupt politicians?

GOP Tax Reform Entrenches the Welfare State

This tax reform appears to have been designed primarily to help secure future funding for a large, and growing, welfare state. Is this really what most Republicans in Congress wanted?

‘Tax Cuts for the Rich’?

One of the painful realities of our times is how long a political lie can survive, even after having been disproved years ago, or even generations ago.

Tax Avoidance is Moral

Those who think that government collecting taxes from those who are productive to give them to those who are not is just, do so because they have accepted the morality of altruism and egalitarianism and believe that statism is the ideal social system.