By Graham Smith If you have outstanding tax debt, the IRS may now want to take your passport. For U.S. crypto holders still waiting on promised IRS guidelines for filing — especially those overseas who may have missed these warning memos — the over 400,000 agency notifications issued since February last year are troubling. This kind of behavior from government is nothing … [Read more...] about IRS Revoking Passports Shows How Government Erodes Everything We Hold Dear
By Jen Sidorova Candidates were back at it last week, competing to see who could present the best student loan forgiveness plan. Sure, that might appeal to some of the party's base and America’s cash-strapped millennials. But for roughly 46 million immigrants like me, the idea that the government should forgive student loans is totally unfair. After all, when we came here, … [Read more...] about I Immigrated to the US to Pursue the American Dream, Not to Pay for Your College Degree
By Ethan Lamb In March, President Trump tweeted, “The Republican Party will become ‘the party of healthcare!’” The Republican Party will become “The Party of Healthcare!” — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 26, 2019 Given the GOP’s inability to deliver on that promise over the better part of the past decade, many have remained despondent. After all, health … [Read more...] about Want to Fix Health Insurance? Start With the Tax Code
By Jean Vilbert Health care. Education. Among others, these goods have been considered so important that most current governments make a huge effort to provide them to people with inadequate incomes. Surely, it would be crazy to deny how important these goods are. In a 2016 survey conducted by Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) titled “The 2016 US … [Read more...] about What If Charity Replaced Taxation?
By Jeffrey A. Tucker I’m listening to politicians hock their wares these days. The same ideas keep reappearing. Put them in charge and health care will be free. College education will be free. All life essentials will be free. Jobs will fall like manna from heaven. There will be a guaranteed income. Retirement will be secure. You get the impression of government as some … [Read more...] about Nothing Is More Expensive Than a Free Government Service