August 15, 2022

The IRS is expected to hire approximately 87,000 new agents. Supporters of the expansion say the IRS will use the enhanced enforcement capacity to target only “the rich.” However, it is not necessary to massively increase the IRS’s enforcement capacity just to go after “rich tax cheats.”

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There is no sign the U.S. government is going to get its spending problem under control. Last month, the feds ran the second-largest July budget deficit in history.

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George Washington warned that a party-first approach to politics would lead to “a frightful despotism.” Partisanship leads to a cult of personality. That leads to a lot of power in the hands of a few. And that leads to tyranny.

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Few today know the name Tench Coxe, but at the time of the founding, he was famous. He wrote prolifically about the individual, natural right to keep and bear arms, the structure of the republic – and much more.

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