The Tax Burden: How to Teach Your Children

Written by Gary North on May 8, 2012

When we teach our children, we learn. How should we teach them about taxes? One way is to compare them with more familiar expenses. The Tax Foundation does this. In a recent report, it used this example. The total U.S. tax burden of $4 trillion is greater than what Americans spent on housing, food, and […]

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The Power of a Video of Police Infractions

Written by Gary North on March 16, 2012

The power of a YouTube video should be obvious. The authorities fear exposure of their own illegal activities. They also fear public embarrassment. Why? Because this can cause voters to pressure town councils to impose an outside board to run the internal affairs of a bureaucracy. More than anything else, a bureaucracy faces budget cuts […]

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Michigan Mother Gets Her Daughter Back from State

Written by Gary North on December 16, 2011

In Michigan, a woman decided not to administer a drug to her daughter. Her physician approved of her decision. Child Protective Services did not. CPS bureaucrats intervened. They sent a SWAT team to her house and took her child away from her. She went to court. Eight months later, a judge said she had done […]

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