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Good News on Young People and Gun Control

I periodically share polling data on issues ranging from which nations most support capitalism to the degree to which government is a leading cause of stress. Or how about the poll of Americans on the best and worst Presidents since World War II, or the survey data on what share of government spending is wasted. […]

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The Case Against the IRS and the “Progressive” Income Tax

Genuine tax reform would be the second-best fiscal policy reform to boost economic growth.* With a simple and fair tax system, we could get rid of high tax rates that penalize productive behavior. We could eliminate the double taxation that discourages saving and investment. And we could wipe out the rat’s nest of deductions, credits, […]

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Elizabeth Warren’s Faux Populism vs. Jeb Hensarling’s Genuine Fight against K Street Cronyism

Let’s compare two politicians, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Congressman Jeb Hensarling of Texas, to see which one actually has the courage to fight against powerful interest groups. We’ll start with Senator Warren. She portrays herself as the scourge of Wall Street, but it appears that the Massachusetts lawmaker isn’t merely a fake Indian, […]

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Pro-Keynesian Journalist Accidentally Shows that Smaller Government Is Good for Economic Growth

I don’t know if this is a good personality trait or a character flaw, but it always brings a big smile to my face when a leftist tries to argue for bigger government but inadvertently makes an argument in favor of smaller government. Sort of like scoring a goal against your own team in soccer. […]

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“Cromnibus” Spending Bill Is a Victory and a Defeat

So what should libertarians, Reagan conservatives, and other advocates of smaller government think of the “cromnibus” spending bill? The answer depends on your benchmark. If you dislike insider deals, pork-barrel spending, and you think the federal government should be limited to the enumerated powers put in the Constitution by our Founding Fathers, then the cromnibus […]

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Which Costly Family Most Deserves to Enter the Moocher Hall of Fame?

Selection to the Moocher Hall of Fame is a special award that is bestowed upon “the individuals who best exemplify the culture of loafing, laziness, and dependency that is being subsidized by our vote-buying political class.” But it’s not limited to Americans. Previous winners of this prestigious award include Brits, Austrians, Greeks, and Danes. Now […]

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  • A CALL TO ACTION: Article V of the United States Constitution says that if two thirds of the State Legislatures apply,...
    A CALL TO ACTION: Article V of the United States Constitution says that if two thirds of the State Legislatures apply,...
    Eric Garner: Killed Because of Cigarette Taxes?: My thoughts on Ferguson/Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Was it excessive force? Who should be blamed?
    FERGUSON RIOTS: Last night, they burned the town. Thousands of people milled around in downtown Ferguson, Missouri.
    FERGUSON RIOTS: Last night, they burned the town. Thousands of people milled around in downtown Ferguson, Missouri.

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