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The History of the Treasury: Our Nation's Money Manager

Did you know that exactly 225 years ago, the United States Department of Treasury was established?

For all you history or finance buffs, that makes it the second oldest department in the federal government – right after the State Department. 304 more words


Les plus taxés d'Europe: Les Belges

Une nouvelle étude vient de confirmer la première place de la Belgique à un classement du pays le plus taxé d’Europe…

Les plus taxés d’Europe: Les Belges


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National Conference of State Legislators

At the beginning of the year, my mother gave me a journal to write down my experiences and travels. It begin when I went to the… 782 more words

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Labor Day and Unions

Public sector unions are so important that it’s impossible to tell the story of the big city and state governments without accounting for their influence. It’d be impossible to understand public education in America, for example, without knowing about the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association and the roles they play in electing local government officials and in negotiating contracts with detailed work rules and protections for teachers.

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The Punitive Economic Cost of Class-Warfare Taxation

I’ve already shared a bunch of data and evidence on the importance of low tax rates.

A review of the academic evidence by the Tax Foundation found overwhelming support for the notion that lower tax rates are good for growth. 1,394 more words

Big Government

Phineas Fahrquar reblogged this on Public Secrets and commented:

More evidence (from Europe!) that high tax rates harm economic growth and general prosperity. Barack Obama, take note.

Just Starting Out

All of us were new investors at some point, and prospective or new investors have possibly the most to learn but are usually taught the least. 587 more words