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Percy Blakeney

"They seek him here, they seek him there, those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in heaven or is he in hell? That damned elusive Pimpernel."

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Destroy America Based on a False Narrative

Cities across America have been burning. There has been widespread looting. In the aftermath property owners who were defending their life’s work were beaten senseless. What we see taking place throughout the country has nothing to do with George Floyd. It is an attempt at a totalitarian takeover.

The Principles of Taxation

The Principles of Taxation

What are the principles of taxation we should follow? It’s our system we should have a voice, right? Come let us reason together. An appropriate tax system is one raising revenue only the core functions of government require. The fundamental principles of our neutral and effective tax system are: Simplicity: The tax code should be …

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Democrats Are Selling Harm to the Nation

Democrats made hysterical assertions about reopening the economy, and blood on our hands. Their noise is proving to be hysterical wailing and gnashing of teeth.  OMG… Democrats are petrified of the prospect of an economic recovery. But it may be out there.

American Federalism

American Federalism Put to the Test

We are about to find out whether American federalism is being put to the test or put to the sword. Illinois Democrats passed a state budget over the weekend.  It kind of makes you wonder why New Hampshire’s legislature is still flubbing around.

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Fair and Balanced Taxation

Don’t we all dream of a system of fair and balanced taxation? But what the heck does that mean? Let’s see if we can work through the question to a solution.