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San Francisco’s homeless tax a page out of Atlas Shrugged

Socialism, one murder away from utopia
San Francisco has passed what they are calling a "homeless tax". That is a misnomer of course as the homeless aren't the ones being taxes. Rather businesses are being taxed and the money being taken and used for programs designed to help the homeless. "Proposition C, as it was known to voters, is the largest corporate tax increase in San Francisco history." Even the name sounds rather sinister in ...
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Is Paying to Bus Out the Homeless a Good Use Of Taxes?

Homeless man on bus
I found the entire premise of this article to be very interesting. That they took such care in their research is laudable. There is a great deal of money spent on such programs. Millions and millions each year in taxpayer money. Is this a good use of such money? Who benefits? What do you think, if anything, should be done about the homeless when it comes to government? This is how it begins...
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Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest and Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics by Henry Hazlitt’s

You may have heard television personality and all around nice guy Mike Rowe recommend this book as he's often done. Though I am nice I'm not much of a personality still I'd like to throw my recommendation behind this book as well. It is easy to read, easy to understand and logical. The book is a favorite among libertarians and has been endorsed by Ron Paul who said: "I strongly recommend t...
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