Category: Taxes
May 13 / 2014
Author Greg Morin
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One Banana, Two Banana …

As the political pundits and state apologists breathed a sigh of relief over last week’s deal in Congress to end the government “shutdown” a subtle wrinkle in this deal went largely unnoticed. But this wrinkle, like the proverbial butterfly whose flapping wings results in a hurricane, sets the stage for the transformation of the American […]

October 22 / 2013
August 14 / 2013

Internet Tax

“The word bipartisan means some larger-than-usual deception is being carried out” – George Carlin.   The above quote may be from a comedian but the sentiment is no laughing matter. Late last week the US Senate held a vote on a budget resolution and decided they would sneak in a wholly unrelated bill, the euphemistically named […]

March 25 / 2013
Author Greg Morin
Category Current events, Taxes
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Theft by any other name

“The state is a gang of thieves writ large.” Murray Rothbard It is curious that this simple fact is not more widely accepted, however given that the state itself has mastered the magician’s art of misdirection (via state apologists given a platform in the public media coupled with the indoctrination of our children into venerating […]

March 18 / 2013

A tax by any other name

And so it has come to pass – nearly 100 years since the post office ceased Sunday mail delivery (dropped in 1912 primarily due to religious and workers rights reasons) the United States Postal Service will cease Saturday mail delivery later this year. This time the reasons are financial rather than ecclesiastical. The Postal Service […]

February 18 / 2013
December 26 / 2012
Author Greg Morin
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Arbitrary Fairness

With the fiscal cliff looming there has been renewed discussion of “fair share” and how it’s only “fair” to ask the wealthiest Americans to be pay more taxes. Yes, “ask”. I believe that is the same kind of “asking” a mugger engages in when he “asks” for your wallet. I have yet to have revealed […]

November 20 / 2012
Author Greg Morin
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