Thoughts From the Frontline, February 2017

Tax Reform: The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly—Part Three

February 19, 2017

“We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork.”

– Milton Friedman

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”

– Mahatma Gandhi

“Real change requires real change.”

– Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich

Tax Reform: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Part Two

February 12, 2017

“Taxation is the price we pay for failing to build a civilized society.”

– Mark Skousen

“Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”

– Ronald Reagan

Tax Reform: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly—Part One

February 7, 2017

Vizzini: He didn’t fall?! Inconceivable!
Inigo Montoya: You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.

– From The Princess Bride

“A tariff is a scale of taxes on imports, designed to protect the domestic producer against the greed of his consumer.”
– Ambrose Bierce

“Vast possibilities matured into realities before their very eyes. Nevertheless, they saw nothing but cramped economies struggling with ever-decreasing success for their daily bread.”
– Joseph Schumpeter...