The basic argument against the estate tax is moral. It taxes virtue – living frugally and accumulating wealth. It discourages saving and asset accumulation and encourages wasteful spending. — Milton Friedman Earlier this week, I attended a Capitol Hill policy briefing hosted by the American Family Business Foundation on repealing the estate-tax (commonly referred to […]
There is a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives entitled " H.R. 1905: Iran Threat Reducation Act of 2011" which continues the so far unsuccessful U.S. policy of using economic sanctions to change the Iranian government's behavior. In Title III Section 301 of the bill, the president is required with very little constraints […]
The following release is from Senator Paul's office: WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee giving members merely 48 hours to read and discuss the 868-page No Child Left Behind/Elementary and Secondary Education Act amendment bill, Sen. Rand Paul filed 74 amendments of his own and immediately […]
Muammar Gaddafi was killed on Thursday as Libya's new leaders declared they had overrun the last bastion of his long rule, sparking wild celebrations that eight months of war may finally be over. – Reuters Gaddafi killed – Reuters TSA solicits passengers for 'Pre-Check' Program – The Hill Home Resales Drop – Wall Street Journal […]
Mr. Paul said he and other senators have had only a few days to read the 868-page legislation and called for a three-week hiatus so lawmakers have time to review it. – The Washington Times Paul pulls plug on education bill markup – The Washington Times TSA Slammed at Senate Hearing – Politico Federal Reserve […]
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