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by | Nov 5, 2022

Progressives hate tax cuts. How can they stop wanting to take a bigger bite out of everyone’s paycheck when they see bigger and more intrusive government as the solution to every real and imagined problem? They will always want … MORE!!!…

by | Sep 22, 2022

Inflation continues to be the top concern for American voters going into the midterm elections. But rather than advancing responsible policies that will tame inflation, the federal government continues to pursue tax and spending plans that will raise the federal…

by | Sep 16, 2022

The only thing sure in life is death and taxes, and Americans, if current polling is to be believed, will vote for both in November. With inflation holding steady at 8.3 percent year-over-year, those predictions are doubtful, but let’s pretend…

by | Sep 7, 2022

Today’s political parties lack ideas. The Republicans define themselves as opponents of Democrats. Yet many of the GOP economic policy positions resemble, with minor variations, those of Democrats. Meanwhile, the Democrats repeat the same simplistic refrain: “solve” every problem with…

by | Aug 28, 2022

Over the past 50 years, the United States has been moving from a high-trust society to a low-trust society, a trend with really bad effects on social cohesion. The federal government’s actions are a major cause of that decline. So…

by | Aug 19, 2022

I know many conservatives will not be comfortable with what I am about to say, but Joe Biden is an extraordinary artist. We have been critical of him for so long because we have failed to grasp his true talent….

by | Aug 16, 2022

“Brandon’s IRS Goons,” editorial cartoon by Yogi Love for The American Spectator, August 16, 2022.

by | Jul 21, 2022

One of the biggest economic incentives to drive a hybrid (or a full-boogie electric car) is not having to buy gas and — by dint of that — not having to pay the extortionate tax applied to the purchase of…

by | Jul 13, 2022

Implementing a global tax cartel is hard. This lesson is being learned by the bureaucrats who dreamt up an effort to prevent businesses from taking advantage of the fact that some countries impose lower taxes than do other countries. A…

by | Jun 25, 2022

Isn’t it grand that, just perhaps — and for three whole months — gas may only cost slightly less than twice what it used to? Well, maybe. Assuming the cost of the gas, itself, does not triple by then. Such is the beneficence of President Joe…

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