Tag Archives: Theft by government

The price of defense? (More on building a wall)

By Nathan Barton An interesting (if biased) question was asked on a forum recently. Why do we need Trump to build the wall when a private company already builds one cheaper and faster with crowdfunding while the Democrats and judges … Continue reading

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The bizarre relationship between the FedGov and Wall Street

May I offer readers a guest column! Jim Carter has submitted this fascinating look at how Big Government (the FedGov) and Big Finance (“Wall Street”) conspire and cooperate.  I think you will find this of interest.  It is a long … Continue reading

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Happy Tax Freedom Day

By Nathan Barton Wow! This is Tax Freedom Day, 16 April 2019, just the day after Income Tax Day (may it be remembered in infamy). Erica York of the Tax Foundation wrote, “Tax Freedom Day, is a significant date for … Continue reading

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Forced “contributions”

By Nathan Barton The good people over at the Acton Institute recently published an appeal from East Africa: “Don’t export Germany’s church tax to Africa.” To which I add a hearty “Amen.” The German system is not just a merger … Continue reading

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Moderate Politicians and Compromise

I have a compromise for you… you live your life as you see fit, and I’ll live mine.  You keep ALL your stuff and I’ll keep mine. You defend yourself and your family, community from thieves, murderers and scam artists, and so will I. Continue reading

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Consistency is a rare jewel

By Nathan Barton For me, integrity is the consistency of words and actions. Part of the way that you do that is to ask people questions on some of the most difficult issues that you confront. ‘Take me through where … Continue reading

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Insanity and taxes

By Nathan Barton Insanity is sometimes defined as doing the same thing over and over again, and expecting a different result. All of us have been that way more than once, of course.  “Why won’t that delete key work!?!” and … Continue reading

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