Taxation Is Theft, by Andrew Napolitano, at mises.org. Happy tax day. Here is an excerpt from the article: “With a tax code that exceeds 72,000 pages in length and consumes more than six billion person hours per year to determine taxpayers’ taxable income, with an IRS that has become a feared law unto itself, and with a government that continues to extract more wealth from every taxpaying American every year, is it any wonder that April 15th is a day of dread in America? ……..”There are only three ways to acquire wealth in a free society. The inheritance model occurs when someone gives you wealth. The economic model occurs when you trade a skill, a talent, an asset, knowledge, sweat, energy or creativity to a willing buyer. And the mafia model occurs when a guy with a gun says”: “Give me your money or else. Which model does the government use? Why do we put up with this?”
How Government Meddles In Your Easter Chocolate, by Ryan McMaken, at mises.org. Government tariffs drives up the price consumers pay for chocolate, and also push down the wages of Cacao farmers.
NY Leads 10-State Lawsuit Against Trump Administration Over Stalled Pollution Rules, at huffingtonpost.com. Check out this line up. New York, California, Connecticut, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Oregon Vermont, Washington, Pennsylvania, and NY City are suing to get these laws reinstated. Why doesn’t each of these states pass legislation that makes these efficiency standards laws in their states? Leave us alone we are fine with reduced standards.
If You’re Wondering Why Trump Can Just Bomb Countries; Ask Obama, Busch, and Clinton, at zerohedge.com. What Trump did was nothing new! Does anybody remember that last 25 years?
Which Graduate Degree Gets You Out Of Debt The Fastest, at zerohedge.com. Do some research before you choose your degree.
Students ‘Fear’ Chick-Fil-A Will Jeopardize ‘Safe Place‘, at campusreform.com. What degrees to you think these students are going for?
New York Could Become Largest State To Offer Tuition-Free Public Higher Education, at washingtonpost.com. Free! I don’t think the greedy professors are going to teach for free, do you? Free means the cost gets shifted to the taxpayer. Get back in the bottom of the ship with Ben Hur and keep rowing.
Donald Trump’s Travel Expenses In 10 Weeks Cost Taxpayers As Much As Obama Spent In Two Years, independant.co.uk, We slammed Obama so we are going to slam Trump. STOP IT.
Sweden’s Largest Newspaper Demands “Ban Men In Cars To Stop Terror“, at zerohedge.com. Here is headline I thought could have been from the Onion. I always say, “unbelievable”. But I guess it shouldn’t surprise anyone. Should it?
Cyborgs At Work: Employees Getting Implants With Microchips, at dcourier.com. Workers have a microchip planted in the tissue between your thumb and fore finger. It is used like a swipe card to open doors, operate machines, and to purchase things. There are government central planners all over the world that are loving this idea.
The Worlds Worst Economist, at economicpolicyjournal.com. Venezuela is living proof that big government central planning creates economic disaster. Economist Mark Weisbrot supported the policies that brought about the collapse. Another example of credentialed ignorance.