From the Feb. 18 New York Times. Greg Mankiw explains why trade is good. Most agree that the net impact of free trade is beneficial. Yet the Trump administration’s imposition Continue Reading →
[Updated February 1 to rremove the reference to Miami, Ohio which does not exist.] You’ve heard that Amazon is choosing a city for their second headquarters. The retail behemoth released Continue Reading →
I’ve transformed his tweets into an Excel workbook, translated odds into probabilities and sorted the table from highest (Austin and Atlanta are tied for first). A (much) longer article is Continue Reading →
[Update December 3: sometime this week I expect to add to this article including international income accounting details.] Taiwan’s Foxconn announced they will build a $10 billion factory in Wisconsin. Continue Reading →
Newsweek recently published an article titled: ‘Was Stephen Paddock Normal? Many Gun Owners Keep 17 Firearms on Average.’ It’s based on a study that is all wrong. Article in The Continue Reading →
Four Republican senators have blocked Obamacare repeal. These same senators’ low-income constituents are among those most hurt by Obamacare’s individual mandate tax. Article in The Federalist, December 1, 2017.
The BBC flatly rejected a previous attempt to erect a statue in 2011, on the grounds that Orwell was too left-wing. Irony is now officially dead. Article appears in The Continue Reading →
Mostly those who make less than $50,000 per year. State-by-state breakdown below. This is a tax on the poor.
Civil asset forfeiture is a crime. I wrote this for the Wall Street Journal (July 24, 2017). As always, there was a lot of material that didn’t make it into Continue Reading →
Over on the Wall Street Journal website Richard Rubin and Heather Seidel have put together a video explaining some sacred cows of the US tax code. They use actual cows Continue Reading →