Authors
Hunt Lawrence and Daniel J. Flynn
Hunt Lawrence is a New York based investor, Daniel J. Flynn is Contributing Editor to The American Spectator and the author of several books, including "Cult City: Jim Jones, Harvey Milk, and 10 Days That Shook San Francisco"

Amazon does not pay the government taxes. The government pays Amazon taxes. Some residents of the chutzpah capital of the world predictably rebel against this arrangement. Just call them modern-day tax resisters. Hopefully, Jeff Bezos’s Internal Revenue Service audits them…

Donald Trump, weeks after presiding over the longest government shutdown in American history, boasts his highest approval ratings since his administration’s infancy. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, after refusing to budge in negotiations with the president, sees a 75-12…

Howard Schultz, the chairman emeritus of Starbucks, ponders an independent presidential bid. Democrats dumped cold water, in a trenta-sized cup, on the idea. “Don’t Help Elect Trump, You Egotistical Billionaire F***” one heckler shouted at Schultz, while his online brethren…

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and J.P. Morgan Chase tabbed Atul Gawande to lead their nonprofit venture to provide better healthcare cheaper to their million-plus employees and family members dependent on the coverage they provide. Gawande cites “better outcomes,” “better satisfaction,” and…

Gavin Newsom, who touted single-payer healthcare as a cornerstone of his campaign for governor, routed his opponents in California’s top-two primary on Tuesday. Newsom not only garnered a third of the ballots in an election with nearly two-dozen candidates but…

The California Democratic Party recently adopted its own Nicene Creed. While the Christians’ profession of faith numbers almost 400 words, Democrats offer a more succinct five: “I believe in single payer.” The mantra hits voters focused on Tuesday’s elections hard…

Ten-year U.S. Treasury yields achieved their highest rate since 2011 last week. Though high by recent standards, 3.1 percent falls well below the postwar average. This present state—relatively low rates that nevertheless rise—affirms Shakespeare’s advice, “neither a borrower nor a…

Nancy Pelosi recently affirmed that upon seizing the speaker’s gavel she plans to force through tax hikes. Her admission follows a memo released by Senate Democrats earlier this year calling to increase the corporate tax rate from 21 to 25…

Utah State University researchers released findings this week that one percent of trees in older forest constituted half of forest biomass globally. The axman, like the taxman, forever cometh to solve the slur against egalitarianism. Former Vice President Joe Biden…

High-tax states face a choice: reduce taxes or lose taxpayers. Stephen Moore and Art Laffer forecast in the Wall Street Journal the loss of 800,000 California and New York residents over the next three years. The exodus, the economics experts…

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