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Hong Kong Had A $12 Billion Surplus, So They Gave It Back & Cut Taxes

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The Heritage Foundation released its annual report of the world’s freest economies earlier this year. Hong Kong topped the list for the 25th consecutive time thanks to its low-tax, laissez-faire economic policies. A perfect example of how fiscally responsible the government is made headlines shortly after the ratings were released.…

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President Trump’s Travel Expenses Will Exceed Obama’s In Less Than A Year

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In politics there is always an opposition party that criticizes the party in power. When those roles switch it’s always interesting to see if the same critiques still apply. Republicans rightly took issue with President Obama’s frequent and expensive vacations during his two terms. But now, with President Trump in…

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Bill Gates’ Idea To Tax Robots That Replace Human Workers Is Neo-Luddism

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Every once in awhile one hears something so incredibly stupid that a double take is required. Count Bill Gates’ idea that robots that replace human workers should be taxed among those incredulous statements. In fact, more than a double take is required when one factors into account it was a leading…

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Rand Paul Reintroduced Audit The Fed And Thinks Trump Will Sign It

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Earlier we noted that Rand Paul’s Obamacare Replacement bill was gaining steam and may become his first piece of legislation to become law. There’s actually a chance for another one of his bills as well. Rand Paul has reintroduced his Audit The Fed bill and is hopeful that President Trump…

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C4L Is Lobbying To Get Ron Paul Appointed To The Federal Reserve Board

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Since his last run for president in 2012, Ron Paul has largely been out of the mainstream political spotlight. Other libertarians, including his son Rand Paul, have filled the void in his absence. That said, none have given the same attention to one of Ron Paul’s signature issues: The Federal…

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Justin Amash Totally Schooled Economically Illiterate Trump On Tariffs

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Other libertarians in Congress such as Rand Paul and Thomas Massie have decided to take a cautious approach regarding President-Elect Trump. They’re holding out hope that some positive agenda items might actually be accomplished if they play their cards right. Justin Amash isn’t going with that strategy. He’s been on…

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The Cigarette Taxes Bernie Sanders Favors Are What Got Eric Garner Killed

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Ahead of the Pennsylvania primary Bernie Sanders was asked about Philadelphia’s proposed soda tax during a recent interview with “Meet The Press”. Hillary Clinton favors the tax but Bernie opposes it because he says it taxes the poor who are already struggling enough. Chuck Todd didn’t buy that answer and…

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The Income Tax Has Changed A Lot Over The Past 103 Years

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Today’s income tax is almost unrecognizable from the relatively low rates that the government used to impose. It’s hard to believe that the system in place now evolved from this. But then again, it really isn’t. Once you let the government get their foot in the door it’s all over.…

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Watch Ron Paul Say “Taxation Is Theft” On National Television

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Thank goodness for the internet. Without it, clips like these would be lost forever. There’s certainly no way that a network would ever air Ron Paul saying taxation is theft again. It’s controversial enough just to air once. The idea questions the basic concept of government itself and threatens the power structure that…

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Watch The Judge Say “Taxation Is Theft” On National Television

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After Freedom Watch was cancelled Judge Andrew Napolitano began frequently appearing as a guest on other FOX Business shows. They would invite him on to get a unique view of the law and the Constitution that wasn’t available anywhere else. Of course, the Judge’s libertarian viewpoint continued to be as controversial…

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