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Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending
American tariffs are just taxes on Americans, and its the American consumer who will suffer most.
Global EconomyTaxes and Spending
“Corruption is a regular effect of interventionism,” Ludwig von Mises once wrote, and we see this principle at work today in the European Union.
European bureaucrats thinks tax rates should be similar across the zone. But they naturally want all tax rates to "harmonize" at high rates, like those in France.
Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy
Talking about Russian imperialism is the modern version of talking about what fine clothes the Emperor is wearing in that fairy tale.
The Constitutional ban on export duties has always been a hollow victory. Export tariffs are analytically equivalent to import tariffs.
Booms and BustsTaxes and Spending
The Social Security and Medicare trust funds will both soon be bankrupt, putting additional strains on the federal budget and American taxpayers.
Taxes and Spending
Ronaldo and Messi have heroically taken elaborate steps to keep money they’ve earned away from the government of Spain.
Labor and WagesTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy
The US military has long acted as a jobs program, for both citizens and non-citizens alike. It's time to cut it all back.
Trump's new tariffs just happen to protect certain industries that are big political donors.
Basic-income schemes siphon off resources from employers who could have used them to increase worker productivity — and worker incomes.