Muh Roads and Mileage Taxes

If you’re a libertarian who’s wallowed in that political mud for a while, you know the “Muh roads!” gag. The rest of you – the normal people who may even know a fair bit about libertarianism but haven’t spent endless hours debating...

Don’t Steal…

The Government Hates Competition A heretofore under-reported bit of government odiousness is finally getting the headline treatment it so richly deserves. Civil asset forfeiture, where government seizes money and property it believes was involved in or the result of a...

YOU Didn’t Work For My Money, Either

The election of Donald Trump will, among other things, stave off, for now, the relentless and insatiable hunger that progressives have for dead people’s money. Hillary Clinton had, as part of her campaign platform, put forth a plan to both increase and modify...

Hating Others’ Success

News that the Obama Administration was implementing some rule changes in order to increase revenue from estate taxes reminded me of an old quote: “The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest possible amount of feathers with the...