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Taxing Investment

The income tax penalizes saving.

JANUARY 23, 2012 by ROY CORDATO

The income tax double-taxes saving relative to consumption, that is, reduces the returns to saving twice, while reducing the returns to consumption just once.

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Deficit Spending and Future Generations: Not What You Might Think

MAY 21, 2009 by ROY CORDATO

Ultimately, the real choice is not between deficit-financed and tax-financed spending. The moral question is whether we should have more spending and bigger government with less liberty or less spending with a smaller government and more liberty. The hand-wringing on the left and right about passing the cost of "stimulating" our economy onto future generations is misplaced. No matter how it's financed, Obama's new spending has the potential to stimulate only one thing: the size, scope, and power of government.

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Too Much Freedom

What Happens When Your Only Tool Is Coercion?

JULY 01, 2008 by ROY CORDATO

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A Carbon Tax Will Fix Global Warming? It Just Aint So!

Alarmists’ Proposed Policies Will Not Noticeably Impact the Climate

MAY 01, 2007 by ROY CORDATO

It Just Ain't So

A Higher Gasoline Tax Will "Solve Everything"?

John Tierney's Modest Proposal

APRIL 01, 2006 by ROY CORDATO
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October 2014

Heavily-armed police and their supporters will tell you they need all those armored trucks and heavy guns. It's a dangerous job, not least because Americans have so many guns. But the numbers just don't support these claims: Policing is safer than ever--and it's safer than a lot of common jobs by comparison. Daniel Bier has the analysis. Plus, Iain Murray and Wendy McElroy look at how the Feds are recruiting more and more Americans to do their policework for them.
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