Taxes and Spending

Displaying 21 - 30 of 1152

The Military Is a Jobs Program — for Immigrants and Many Others

Labor and WagesTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/12/2018

The US military has long acted as a jobs program, for both citizens and non-citizens alike. It's time to cut it all back. 

Read More

The New Tariff of Abominations?

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

Blog07/02/2018

Trump's new tariffs just happen to protect certain industries that are big political donors.

Read More

A "Universal Basic Income" Costs More Than You Think

Taxes and Spending

Blog06/21/2018

Basic-income schemes siphon off resources from employers who could have used them to increase worker productivity — and worker incomes. 

Read More

Stop Using Suicides to Push for Bigger Government

HealthTaxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog06/18/2018

Recent media coverage suggests more government spending and more government control is the only "solution" to rising suicide rates in America.  

Read More

Balanced Budget Amendments Are Useless: Limit Taxes, Debt, and Spending Instead

StrategyTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog06/18/2018

The Colorado constitution mandates voter approval of tax increases, and controls spending growth. If only we had something similar for the feds.

Read More

These US States Have Higher Incomes than Nearly Every European Country

Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog06/07/2018

When we look at median incomes, we find that many European countries don't compare very well to many US states.

Read More

Seattle Declares War on Workers With Wage and Housing Regulations

Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending

Blog06/06/2018

From growth controls to minimum wage laws, Seattle's government is working hard to cut incomes and increase the cost of living.

Read More

The Marshall Plan Isn't the Success Story You Think it Is

Taxes and SpendingWorld History

Blog06/05/2018

On the 71st Anniversary of the Marshall Plan, let's recall that international wealth redistribution schemes don't work any better than domestic ones. 

Read More

No, the President Isn't "Running the Country"

Booms and BustsTaxes and Spending

Blog06/02/2018

Behind the scenes, the great machine of government churns along, often in complete disregard to the president or his stated policies.

Read More

"Free" College Comes at a Price

EducationTaxes and Spending

Blog06/01/2018

In order to abolish tuition fees, governments must find other ways to limit costs. These methods are not without their down side. 

Read More
Shield icon library