When the least skilled workers get an artificial boost due to politicians, how long do they stay better off?
Cowboys say they’re independent while accepting taxpayer help. Even if no land were public, owners still owe neighbors a rent.
We take comfort in our belief that somebody knows enough to get things right for us but even they make major mistakes.
Your pay may be 0.003% of your CEO’s pay but that won’t change until you shift focus from wages to shares of society’s surplus.
Once you get used to shopping in a state without a sales tax — like Oregon — you can never go back to the irritation of the impost.
So many software developers strike it rich, they all expect to, and they all should, if they make life easier for everyone.
Some of the nicest places to visit are some of the deadliest places to live if you’re a native living off the land of your folk.
If ever you thought your vote does not count, now you have scientific proof. So how do we make voting worthwhile?
If you feel your rights are not always respected by government, perhaps you and yours need a new social compact.
Your world is more polluted than you may imagine. How much more can it take? And it’s not a necessary evil!
Most people scramble for the crumbs instead of stand up to the powers imposing austerity while raking in fortunes.
It does not take much courage to threaten the helpless but it does take real courage to stand up to bullies.
Trillions of dollars. That’s the size of the bets that banks place with their big customers, like localities. Then they rig the game.
If you’re an insider, tax preparer, tax lawyer, or tax collector, you got to love the US tax code. But if you’re merely human, you lose.