11 Sep 2018

“If Taxation is Theft, Who Will Build the Roads?”

“Taxation is theft” is a popular Libertarian meme that is often objected to with the question about who will build roads. It needs to be qualified. Taxation is theft if the money taken from some people is given to other people who did not earn it. Taxation is not theft

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27 Jan 2015

Tax Man Obama Wants to Tax Your Tax-Free Savings Accounts

In the biblical book of Job, we find Job saying, “The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away. Blessed be the name of the Lord” (Job 1:21). In the United States, the State is god. What the State gives, it can take away. Glenn Harlan Reynolds, writing in USA Today,

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16 Jul 2013

America: The Richest Poor Country in the World

How many times have we heard stories about the poor needing more money and calls for additional wealth distribution? I saw one article that tried to apply the biblical Jubilee laws to modern-day economics to accomplish this. This would mean all landed property would return to its original owners in

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23 Nov 2012

Liberals Love the ‘General Welfare’ Clause

In a previous article, I pointed out that one commenter to an article I had written tried to argue that Jesus was an advocate for socialism. It’s an old story that lacks facts to back up the premise. In the same comment, he made the absurd claim that the United

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22 Sep 2012

Romney Outed as a Conservative

How do we know Romney sounds like a conservative? The media are attacking him for something he said in June that was surreptitiously recorded by, if the reports are true, Jimmy Carter’s grandson. Why would Carter’s grandson do this? It’s simple. He wants Obama to win a second term. With

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