Restoring America One County at a Time Chapter 7: Markets 7.2 America’s Not-So-Free Markets Much like topics in previous chapters, to talk about “the loss of freedom” in regard to markets is not quite accurate. Although they have often been much freer than they are today, America has never had truly free markets. The causes for this […]
If you’re like me, you’re tired of watching America head downhill, especially when it means the erosion of our culture, wealth, faith, and the steamrolling of our rights and liberties. And if you’re like me, you want to do something about it as soon as possible. But you also probably know better than to believe […]
Restoring America One County at a Time Chapter 5: Taxation 5.3 How to Cut Taxes We have now seen how taxes used to be very low in this nation. We have seen—enough anyway—how that has changed over time. In an earlier section we talked about the “ratchet effect” in the size and power of government. […]
Socialism found a seminal and powerful voice on English soil through a group of young deadbeats and intellectuals who called themselves “Fabians.” The Fabian Society included famous personalities such as founder George Bernard Shaw, H. G. Well, Virginia Woolf, Sydney and Beatrice Webb, and even Bertrand Russell for a time.
Restoring America One County at a Time Chapter 5: Taxation 5.2 Taxation: How freedom was lost There is that old and reliable indicator of when a politician is lying: his mouth is open. There is, however, an exception to this rule: when he’s talking about raising taxes. Then you can trust his announcements. For this […]
Restoring America One County at a Time Chapter 5: Taxation 5.1 Taxation in a Free America We have now laid out the fundamental shape of decentralized government as it ought to be. The county should be fundamental, and people should have to deal with no government official other that their county officials, with perhaps limited […]