Posts Tagged ‘taxes’

Culture Saved

Sen. Daniel Moynihan (D-NY): In some forty years of government work I have learned one thing for certain. As I have put it, the central conservative truth is that it is culture, not politics, that determines the success of a society. The central liberal truth is that politics can change a culture and save it […]

More Government = Less Help

This ad from the Libertarian Party sums it up nicely. More government first and foremost brings with it ways to defend and protect more government, whether by corruption, cronyism, bureaucratic process, or military intervention. It’s the law of diminishing returns. Of course, it’s important to sprinkle a little help back to the masses, enough to […]

Tax Return Identity Theft

Tax Return Identity Theft Yet another example of “If this is how sloppy the government handles something as ‘simple’ as taxes, just think how fabulously competent they’re going to be at managing our health care.” I feel ill just thinking about it. I see only two things that can be done to mitigate this issue: […]

Just Relax And Let Big Brother Choose

The UK’s government (Committee for Climate Change) holds the position that fuel prices should be burdened with extra taxes so as to keep them high with an end result that consumers will be forced into buying more fuel efficient cars. In other news, the UK’s government insists ill and injured citizens avoid all contact with […]

To Have and To Hold and To Beat

Jefferson county certainly has an interesting presentation on Colorado marriage license fees: “Congratulations on your decision to get married! Now hand over twenty extra bucks to help pay for the day you decide to beat the crap out of each other.” It’s touching how bureaucracies “support” competing institutions. Related PostsThe Awesomeness of Dogs

Doing The Job Illegal Immigrants Won’t Do

Today, I paid taxes. Lots and lots of taxes. Related PostsExperts in a Time of Unreason “If You Have The Ability to Create Your Own Currency, How Can You Ever Be Broke?” Over 200 Dead in Chicago… Question: What does it look like when voters show government unions the bird? What’s Your Story Worth?