More proof that government is out of control and dangerous

Next time some statist tries to tell you that our deficits are because the government is just not taxing us enough, remind them that federal tax revenues are at historic highs and are projected to increase. Despite the new revenue, government [...]

Argentina using drones to enforce tax laws; will US follow suit?

The Telegraph reports that Argentina is using drones to catch "wealthy tax evaders." I wonder how long it is before tax-hungry local governments start asking the Feds for drones to more “efficiently” assess and collect property taxes?  

Soda taxes not-so SWEET

Yesterday, Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) introduced the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax (SWEET) Act (HR 5279). As the title suggests, this legislation imposes a new tax on sodas. (I don't know about you, but I don't find new taxes to be [...]

Is the GOP abandoning Tax Cuts?

"The only reason God put Republicans on this earth is to cut taxes"--Robert Novak According to Politico, Republicans may be disregarding the late Mr. Novak's theology as few Republican candidates for Senate are discussing tax cuts. Instead, [...]

Burger King Leaves US over Tax Rate

Burger King, the second-largest burger chain in the United States will buy Canadian company Tim Hortons, moving its company headquarters to Canada in the process. From The Washington Post: International fast food behemoth Burger King Worldwide [...]

Ron Paul Classic: Give Parents Control of the Education Dollar

Jason Bedrick of the CATO Institute examines the growing popularity of education tax credits and analyzes a report from the Center for Education Reform providing a "scorecard" for state tax credit laws. Not surprisingly, the study finds that the [...]

Hillary Clinton complains about being broke and high tax rates

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who along with her husband, has made an estimated $100 million since leaving the White House, claims she struggled to make ends meet since leaving the White House. *Sheds Tear* What is most obnoxious [...]

IRS abuses: It did not start with the Tea Party

Those who think that the IRS's targeting of political organizations is a new phenomenon should read James Bovard's "The Sordid History of IRS Political Abuse." Bovard goes through the IRS's sordid history of targeting political opponents [...]