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Internet Sales Tax in the Lame Duck Session?

We could still get a vote on Internet Sales Tax legislation in the Lame Duck Session.  Make sure to call your representatives and tell them to oppose Internet Sales Taxes: (202)-224-3121 From PC World: Backers of an Internet sales tax [...]

The Failure of the Overseas Drug War

By Harrison Dean After spending over seven billion dollars, the U.S. Government has not only failed to stop the production of opium, but its production is at record highs. According to the BBC: The special inspector general for Afghanistan [...]

The Economics of Drug Cartels

By Harrison Dean No one likes drug cartels. But does government policy play a role in creating and sustaining them?  Most people have probably never even considered the question. But when we consider the economics of prohibition, it becomes [...]

Airstrikes in Iraq: Remember that Thing Called Congress?

Guest Post By: Jake Tate “President Obama has authorized airstrikes in Iraq.” Does anyone else see something wrong with that headline? Not “The United States Government has…” or “With the approval of Congress the President [...]

Fuel on the Fire

By: Colin Combs It’s no secret that gas prices have been ridiculous. Everyone has been bemoaning them for quite a while now. Some understand this is a consequence of the state inflating the currency so the dollar buys less, while government [...]

Knife Control Isn't a Joke Anymore

By Harrison Dean Here’s a great article that discusses the recent attempts to push more knife control in the UK, and its relationship to our liberty here at home: Among second amendment advocates, it’s been frequently argued that any [...]

Economic Means vs. Political Means

By Harrison Dean Many progressives in the Democratic party and the Occupy Wall Street movement spend much of their time condemning the rich. They claim that greed is one of the main causes of our country’s problems, and that wealth needs to be [...]

A Minimum Wage Disaster

By: Julian Hassan Did you know that the average fast food business only makes 3 percent annual profit? I certainly didn’t. The Heritage Foundation tells the story in a recent report on higher fast food wages: The Bureau of Labor [...]

Do we need the Export-Import Bank?

By: Colin Combs General Electric’s Chief Executive Jeff Immelt recently claimed that closing the Export-Import bank would mean that “we are basically making a statement as a country that we do not think that exports are [...]

No, Fewer Turnovers Won’t Prevent Minimum Wage Layoffs

By: Colin Combs On July 5th, Jared Bernstein wrote for the Washington Post that “No, raising the minimum wage doesn’t lead to layoffs”. He then proceeded to immediately contradict that statement by moving his goalpost over to saying that [...]