Brian Garst
Brian Garst
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Cyprus Bank Crisis: The 2 Biggest Lessons For the U.S.

The global economy might be at risk as Cyprus struggles with their banking crisis. Big government is to blame, not capital mobility and economic freedom.

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How the Sixteenth Amendment Fueled the Era Of Big Government

On the 100-year anniversary of the 16th amendment, it's important to recognize that the amendment perpetuates big government.
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Income Inequality: A Progressive Tax System Isn't the Best Solution

It is the poor who are most harmed by economically destructive progressive taxation – the very people for whom concern over income inequality is meant to benefit.
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Taxes 2013: Why Tax Reform Won't Be Enough to Solve Our Fiscal Crisis

Tax reform is a good idea, but spending restraint is necessary in order to reverse debt growth.
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No Budget, No Pay Act: It's Hard to Argue Politicians Should Get Paid If They Don't Perform

The "No Budget, No Pay" act would force Congress to pass a budget before it gets paid. Some hurdles remain, but it could be just the incentive they need.
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2013 Tax Increases: Expect Your Taxes to Skyrocket

From the end of payroll tax holiday to the fiscal cliff debacle, 2013 is the year of the tax increase.