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Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending
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.
HealthTaxes and SpendingU.S. History
Recent media coverage suggests more government spending and more government control is the only "solution" to rising suicide rates in America.
StrategyTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy
The Colorado constitution mandates voter approval of tax increases, and controls spending growth. If only we had something similar for the feds.
Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy
When we look at median incomes, we find that many European countries don't compare very well to many US states.
Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending
From growth controls to minimum wage laws, Seattle's government is working hard to cut incomes and increase the cost of living.