Calls echo and re-echo for the government to tax the rich more, always based upon the supposition that such a tax is fair and moral. But is it really fair, moral, or just?

Senator Rand Paul's introduced his National Right-to-Work Act on January 31. His legislation is well-timed, considering the shift from forced unionism states to right-to-work states accelerating around the country.

 

 

 

On its face the latest report from the Congressional Budget Office is gloomy enough, but careful sifting through it reveals excessive optimism that its predictions cannot hide: rising interest rates, increased healthcare costs thanks to ObamaCare, and the inevitable march of demographics and the aging Baby Boomers.

Two years ago Steve Forbes, two-time candidate for nomination for president by the Republican Party and editor of Forbes magazine, predicted “a return to the gold standard by the United States within five years … [because it would] help the nation solve a variety of economic, fiscal and monetary ills.” It’s now two years into his prediction and articles explaining how such a return would work, and why, are beginning to appear in the media.

 

The passing of scholar James Buchanan stills the voice of one who understood the fact that men, without Constitutional constraints, will vote themselves unlimited largess from the public treasury due to their own self interest. 

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