Fair Share Means You Will Never Pay Enough Taxes

One of the major flaws of the Constitution is that it allows our bottom feeding legislators to dictate what handing over a fair share of our income means. They also get to decide how our money is spent. This means that elected officials who cry the loudest over individuals and companies not paying their fair share are the ones who spend more of our money. When they choose what to spend on, they tend to choose badly. Is that fair?

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Best and Worst Thing About America is Freedom

How could freedom be the worst thing about America? For the same reason it is also the best. We like being free and hold ourselves to a higher standard because of our belief in freedom. We extend this value not only to anyone who visits, but to people in other nations who don’t have the slightest idea what freedom is. Is this a bad thing? It is when we fall prey to the myth behind what being free in America means.

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Powers of Congress We Should Take Back

Don’t worry. This is not a civics lesson about the powers of Congress. There is no point to that because our government is too far gone to resemble the Washington we learned about in school. As far as our Congress is concerned, the only measuring stick that matters is how many times and how hard lawmakers have dropped the ball.

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Electronic Records: Federal Systems Work for Crooks

What is worse than being afraid of what a big, faceless bureaucracy will do with its electronic records of who you are (see: Government Won’t Guard Your Private Identity)? It’s finding out that your fears were entirely justified. Not only is your information at risk, you are paying for what happens when crooks use federal data to make money.

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