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The Ebola Firewall

Sorry guys, I’m neck-deep in a project, and the water keeps rising. But here’s Bill Whittle’s current Firewall. What’s that? Yep, I agree with everything he says here.

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The U.S. vs U.K. Wimpiness Contest

It’s time for an updated version of the U.S. vs U.K. government stupidity contest. This ongoing series has featured amazing feats of inane government, including the world’s most pointless road markings, photo-ID requirements for drain cleaner purchases, and a government so incompetent that it couldn’t give money away. Today’s contest, though, is going to focus […]

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The Real-World Impact of Higher Tax Rates on Upper-Income Households

In my writings on the Laffer Curve, I probably sound like a broken record because I keep warning that a nation should never be at the revenue-maximizing point. That’s because there’s lots of good research showing that there are ever-increasing costs to the economy as tax rates approach that level. So the question that policy […]

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The Immortal Memory

The British Empire got it’s start as a Tudor Enterprise as Henry VIII established the Royal Navy and as men increasingly saw how England could challenge Spain on the sea. Britain was well placed for this as an island off the coast of Europe. And so St Vincent made the now famous remark: “I do not […]

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The Irish Tax Policy Debate: Bono 1 – Irish Union Bosses 0

I wrote last year about the remarkable acknowledgement by Bono that free markets were the best way to lift people out of poverty. The leader of the U2 band and long-time anti-poverty activist specifically stated that, “capitalism has been the most effective ideology we have known in taking people out of extreme poverty.” As the […]

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Spanish Flu ≠ Ebola Virus; Unless We Make It

OK, let’s be honest here, Ebola is not anything to panic about. And there’s little reason it should ever be. But we also all know the phrase, “Never let a crisis go to waste,” don’t we? And that’s the danger here. Because Obama is a statist and a progressive that believes everything should come from […]

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