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The Newest Obamacare Fail: Penalties of $36,500 Per Worker, at economicpolicyjournal.com. This new IRS penalty is a result of different interpretations of the Affordable Care Act. 421 more words

Central Planning

We ARE fighting back and you CAN fight City Hall

Yesterday we wrote about governments attempting to crush competition for themselves or their business friends. Not a pretty picture.

Now, a slightly less dire image is emerging. 463 more words


Daily Video 6.3.15

Should You Need The Government’s Permission To Work?

Published on May 8, 2012


” License to Work: A National Study of Burdens from Occupational Licensing is the first national study to measure how burdensome occupational licensing laws are for lower-income workers and aspiring entrepreneurs.

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Repeal Of Campaign Giving Law Renders Lawsuit Moot Over Type Of Donor Limits

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A lawyer for a group challenging Minnesota restrictions on certain campaign donations has advised a federal judge that the case can be dismissed following changes to the state law made by the Legislature. 123 more words


Don't Criminalize Churro Vendors, NYC!

New York City has a serious problem with nanny statism.

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg instituted many big government policies during his tenure. These include bans on… 333 more words


Small-town NC Case Shows Federal Overreach

My latest piece for the Civitas Institute discusses a small-town North Carolinian’s fight federal civil asset forfeiture:

…Mr. McLellan’s case demonstrates a fundamental problem. Intended to catch criminals, the law ensnares small-business owners who are not trying to avoid reporting requirements, but are either simply trying to avoid burdensome paperwork or have no idea the structuring rule exists.

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Civil Asset Forfeiture