Yesterday I went down to my state capital, which happens to be Annapolis, to lobby for the repeal of a six percent sales tax the State of Maryland plans to levy on computer services beginning this July. How this tax came about is a worthy subject for study by anyone who desires to understand how … Read more Phil’s not-so-excellent lobbying adventure
The always provocative Paul Craig Roberts recently penned a column in which he asks which is worse, regulation or deregulation. For a libertarian — which, incidentally, is what Roberts is — this would seem like a no-brainer. Regulation is worse. How could a libertarian even think otherwise? But, is regulation always worse? Consider a monopoly … Read more Deregulation’s downside
About a year ago my son could barely suppress his excitement as he told me that Ron Paul had decided to run for President. “Don’t expect him to win,” I told him. He replied, “Oh, but I do expect him to win!” What I miss most about youth — what I miss even more than … Read more Ron Paul has won!