The IRS: It Gets Worse

Abolish the agency, ASAP: The latest installment of frightfully unacceptable government behavior involves a law created in 2000—the Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Act of 2000—granting the IRS the power to seize the bank accounts of those suspected to be terrorists, drug dealers or engaged in other criminal activity, even when no charges have been filed…


Cycles of Abundance

There is a theory, and I don’t know where it originated, that capitalism and wealth generation is unsustainable for the mere fact that it takes hard work to create wealth and only brief laxity to destroy it if capital-saving mechanisms are not in place. Think of the spoiled child of rich parents, who never learns…




By a fiction, or, as some would say, by an abstraction, it is claimed that the General Will, which in reality emanates from the persons invested with political power, emanates from a collective being, the Nation, of which the rulers are nothing more than the instruments; and the rulers are always anxious to drive this…