The New Republic recently went through an internal overhaul in order to stay relevant, and the recent drivel that was written shows that it wasn’t for the better. Last week, there was an article written called, “”Dear Politicians, Stop Calling People ‘Taxpayers’”, in which the author proposes to eliminate the word “taxpayer” from everyday lexicon […]
He may have lost the election (barely), but Ed Gillespie is determined to win the argument for Republicans on health care.
Odds are I’m in the distinct minority on BD regarding a (yet unstarted) Stimpson-Howell nomination race, so even if BD did endorsements, it wouldn’t go as I wish. Here’s why I think voters in the 28th District should rather see things my way.
I have written on this subject before, and now the effects of high taxes and population migration are playing out in a substantial, political way: the decline of about 40% of Congressional seats in the northeast. According to the Census Bureau, high taxpayers are moving south. It notes that in the 11 states that comprise […]
The Tax Foundation released its first global stat called the “International Tax Competitiveness Index”. This index aims to measure two criteria, competitiveness and neutrality, by examining “the extent to which a country’s tax system adheres to”, these “two important principles of tax policy”. The index accounted for more than 40 tax positions and policies. In […]
Just like the recent rise of business inversions — moving business HQ abroad — the United States has seen an uptick (up 221%) in Americans renouncing their citizenship. The elephant in the room in both these cases is taxes: both high taxes and burdensome tax compliance in foreign jurisdictions. Instead of facing the problems directly, […]