Dan Sanchez on the Apple Tax Debacle

Dan Sanchez has some great thoughts, as always, on Apple and Ireland here. Snippet: [The] European Commission slapped Apple with a $14.5 billion bill for back taxes, ruling that Ireland had violated European Union rules by taxing the technology company at such…

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Consumption Tax?

Part of Gary Johnson’s tax reform plan is implementation of a national sales tax, what he calls a consumption tax, while he repeals all income tax. However, a national sales tax is an income tax which not only reduces consumption but…

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The Cycle of Decivilization

The state artificially creates a variety of laws from fiat. People inevitably break these laws. The state uses its coercive power to enforce the law. People get annoyed, some react with physical violence (unwise). The state clamps down and gets…

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FedGov and Statist Christian

The role of the Federal Government is to make up laws out of thin air and then convict people and businesses who happen to fall short of the arbitrary, often socially and economically harmful, standard. The role of the statist…

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