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Obamacare, Atlas Shrugged, and the Imperial Super-President

Obamacare, Atlas Shrugged, and the Imperial Super-President

Just like Clark Kent could change into Superman, President Obama has a remarkable ability to change into King Obama. Tired of that pesky Constitution? Irritated that the Founding Fathers created… Read more »

Great Moments in Tax Enforcement

Great Moments in Tax Enforcement

I’ll be first in line if there’s a contest over who thinks most strongly thatpoliticians are corrupt, or whether they can waste money in creative ways. But if somebody asserts that… Read more »

A Humorous Look at a Socialist President

A Humorous Look at a Socialist President

Very few political cartoons make me laugh out loud. Even when I look back at the all-time favorites that I included in my political cartoonist contest, most of them are on that… Read more »

Message from the Political Class: All Your Money Belongs to Us

Message from the Political Class: All Your Money Belongs to Us

What’s the defining characteristic of our political masters? Going all the way back to when they ran for student council in 6th grade, is it a craven desire to say… Read more »

Goldilocks, Canada, and the Size of Government

Goldilocks, Canada, and the Size of Government

I feel a bit like Goldilocks. No, this is not a confession about cross-dressing or being transsexual. I’m the boring kind of libertarian. Instead, I have a run-of-the-mill analogy. Think… Read more »

Obamacare and the Corruption of the Rule of Law

Obamacare and the Corruption of the Rule of Law

We’ve reached the stage where Obamacare is the punchline to a bad joke. The law has been a disaster, both for the economy and for the Democratic Party. Not that we… Read more »

The Wages of Cronyism, Big Government, and Corruption

The Wages of Cronyism, Big Government, and Corruption

The Bible says that “the wages of sin is death,” but the same can’t be said of Washington, DC. The bureaucrats, lobbyists, politicians, contractors, insiders, cronyists, and influence peddlers have rigged… Read more »

A Single Picture to Show that Many Nations Are Economically Doomed

A Single Picture to Show that Many Nations Are Economically Doomed

Over the years, I’ve shared many charts, graphs, and tables to help people understand that the welfare state is fundamentally unsustainable. And, assuming there’s not genuine entitlement reform, many of these… Read more »

Crying About Obamacare

Crying About Obamacare

I asked back in September whether all the bad news about Obamacare meant it was time to feel sorry for President Obama and other statists. Some people apparently didn’t realize I was… Read more »

A Primer on the Laffer Curve to Help Understand Why Obama’s Class-Warfare Tax Policy Won’t Work

A Primer on the Laffer Curve to Help Understand Why Obama’s Class-Warfare Tax Policy Won’t Work

My main goal for fiscal policy is shrinking the size and scope of the federal government and lowering the burden of government spending. But I’m also motivated by a desire for better tax… Read more »