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Two Heartening Responses to Seattle's Self-Destructive Tax Grab

I wrote last July about how greedy politicians in Seattle, Washington, were trying to impose a local income tax.

That effort has been stymied since there’s anti-income-tax language in the state constitution (Washington is one of… 810 more words

Big Government

Phineas Fahrquar reblogged this on Public Secrets and commented:

There's hope for Seattle, yet.

Markets, Choice, and the Economic Illiteracy of Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn

Not all leftists are alike.

I speculated a couple of years ago that there were four types of statists and put them on a spectrum. … 947 more words


Phineas Fahrquar reblogged this on Public Secrets and commented:

And it's not just Sanders and Corbyn: most of the Left seems to have almost deliberately forgotten basic economics.

Better Gun Control?

The nation morns the senseless murder of 17 mostly young students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. Everyone would like to find ways to make such attacks less likely in the future. 1,771 more words

News And Politics

Weighing Tax Reform vs. Spending and Deficits

The tax reform legislation likely to come out of the House and Senate reconciliation process will be far from ideal, but it will be much better than current tax law in several respects (see my last several posts listed in the left-hand margin). 766 more words


Jeff Sessions wants to steal your stuff

Because America’s Founding Fathers properly wanted to protect citizens from government abuse, the Constitution has several provisions (presumption of innocence, ban on warrantless searches, right to jury trial, 5th Amendment protection against self-incrimination, and other due process legal protections) to protect our liberties. 1,283 more words


A Glimmer of Hope for Gun Rights In Europe

Defenders of civil liberties have won big victories against gun control in the United States.

The fight certainly isn’t over, to be sure, but most Americans have… 849 more words


An Economy of One National - May 28, 2017

What’s next for healthcare? With Dr. Deane Waldman of the Texas Public Policy Foundation.  Dan Mitchell on crony capitalism.  https://aneconomyofone.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/eoone-national-5-29-17.mp3