Common Sense Soapbox


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Short videos with a punchy, comedic tone and entertaining Socratic characters taking on trending issues and important concepts from a classical liberal perspective, written & animated by Seamus Coughlin.

Capital Gains Taxes Destroy Wealth

June 27, 2023

On this episode of Common Sense Soapbox, Florida Man finds the capital gains tax unfair, as it punishes his financial acumen. Although Sarah argues it forces the rich to pay their ‘fair share,’ Seamus explains it’s anything but — especially when it comes to inflation.


Written by Sean W. Malone, Seamus Coughlin, and Lou Perez
Animated by Seamus Coughlin
Produced & Edited by Sean W. Malone


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