Tag Archive for taxes

Who Pays Taxes? Is It Fair?

Not only do the so-called “rich” (I am sadly not among them, not even close) appear to pay their fair share, they pay quite a bit more. In fact there are so many people who pay so little in taxes…

Walter Williams on Taxes, Redistribution, & Morality

Been a while since a saw this quote. Thanks to Lawrence Reed for the reminder. Bogus Rights - Walter Williams: Three-fifths to two-thirds of the federal budget consists of taking property from one American and giving it to another. Were a…

Horwitz on Corporations and Taxes

N.B. I am NOT a Romney supporter or fan, and most certainly not a voter. I’m fascinated by the apoplectic fits that leftists get themselves into over the mere mention of corporations. The always good Prof. Steven Horwitz makes a…

Should We Eliminate The Capital Gains Tax?

Wonderful column on the capital gains tax. I say eliminate it. I think it stifles growth and amounts to double-taxation. The entire column is a good read. Why Tax Capital Gains?: Newsroom: The Independent Institute: Imagine a poker game. At…

Buffett Rule, Taxes, and Biden

Some of these stories are just too much. Special rules, for special people. Axelrod: No plans for Obama to donate extra to defray deficit despite low tax rate – Fox News: A top campaign adviser to President Obama made clear…