Google Tacitly Admits Stealing Is a Lousy Thing to Do

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The titanically huge mega-corporation Google yesterday took time out from its record-setting-most-money-ever lobbying of Congress to admit – accidentally, perhaps – that the systemic, wholesale stealing of which it is so fond is a lousy thing to do. Which is more than a little ironic – in many, many ways. For instance, Google has ramped […]

The Death Tax, the Flat Tax – and Warren Buffett’s Fat Tax Breaks

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We just hobbled through another tax season. The excruciating excursion into the ridiculous thicket that is the roughly 75,000 page tax code. All for the privilege of giving federal, state and local governments record amounts of our money. A 2011 study said we then wasted 6.1 billion hours preparing to pay our taxes – and […]

Net Neutrality Is Just As Stupid Internationally As It Is Here

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Net Neutrality remains an omni-directional terrible idea. Here in the United States, Net Neutrality exponentially increases the government’s ability to tax the Internet. Starting with the 17.4% Universal Service Fund (USF) tax. Which goes up automatically every calendar quarter. And goes up each and every time three unelected Federal Communications Commission (FCC) bureaucrats decide they […]