Tom Woods with the takedown of the mythical social contract.
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Dr. Williams shares his insights on a variety of economic topics, including licensing, regulations, cronyism, taxes, jobs, property rights, the Federal Reserve and more.
By Ron Paul Many Americans who have wrestled with a 1040 form, or who have paid someone to prepare their taxes, no doubt cheered the news that Congress will soon resume working on tax reform. However taxpayers should temper their enthusiasm because, even in the unlikely event tax collection is simplified, tax reform will not […]
by Michael Rozeff Where the state is, there is the power to tax; for rulers cannot rule without taxation. As Ludwig von Mises wrote: “The funds that a government spends for whatever purposes are levied by taxation.” Or as Murray Rothbard put it: “All state actions rest on the fundamental binary intervention of taxes.” Where […]
Jeff Deist of the Mises Institute says that politicians like Chuck Schumer are two-faced when it comes to taxing Wall Street.
By Ron Paul During the 2008 economic crisis, Iceland’s government froze offshore accounts held by foreign investors in that country’s currency, the krona. Recently, the government of Iceland announced it would unfreeze the accounts if the account holders paid a voluntary “departure tax,” which could be as high as 58 percent. Investors who choose not […]
Hans-Hermann Hoppe addresses the specific errors of democratic states, and eviscerates the notion that democracy resolves the issue of rulers vs. ruled, and public vs. private law.