On the day before I'll be hitting the road for Libertopia, a half dozen federal jackboots decide to pay me a visit at my house. Want to know why?
The federal government has found a new weapon in its war on marijuana — the tax man. A San Francisco Bay area medical marijuana dispensary that promotes itself as the world's largest has been hit with a $2.4 million tax bill following an audit by
The United States has written to Switzerland to demand it hands over detailed information this week on its citizens using Swiss accounts to dodge tax or see Credit Suisse and nine other banks face charges, newspapers reported on Sunday. The letter
President Barack Obama urged Congress Wednesday to quickly pass multibillion-dollar temporary funding bills for aviation and highway projects, saying inaction would needlessly cost jobs. Obama said it would be "inexcusable" for lawmakers to not ac
A group of 10 people were stranded on a very large island due to a shipwreck. The ten people set about helping each other produce things that were necessary for each others survival.
Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart Thursday put to rest Fox News’ claims that taxing the wealthy amounts to “class warfare.”
Tonight on Adam vs. the Man with Adam Kokesh: Mattie Corrao, Government Affairs Manager for Americans for Tax Reform, breaks down the past week's fallout from the debt deal.
Bachmann, a former Democrat who worked to get Jimmy Carter elected, was a hired gun for the IRS as a DOJ attorney prosecuting Americans."
In April, the future was looking dim for the SETI Institute's search for signs of extraterrestrial life, but a successful fundraiser means that some of its most key space-scanning equipment is back in action. After a drought of funding, SETI was forc
A perfect PSA to television except nobody would run it.
Mortgage finance giant Fannie Mae (FNMA.OB) said it would ask for an additional $5.1 billion from taxpayers as a weaker housing market causes continued losses on loans made prior to 2009. The largest U.S. residential mortgage funds provider on Fri
Ramifications: Any pools of money that require money managers by bylaws or other agreements to hold only AAA debt may be forced to sell Treasury securities. It is unclear as to the size of such pools, since some may have clauses that...
The government is likely to lose more than $1 billion in airline ticket taxes because lawmakers left town for a month without resolving a partisan standoff over a bill to end the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration.
In spite of the rhetoric being thrown around, the real debate is over how much government spending will increase. No plan under serious consideration cuts spending in the way you and I think about it. Instead, the "cuts" being discussed are illusory
Governments have long financed wasteful or even unnecessary programs, but at a moment when both parties seem to agree that spending is out of control, the durability of small-town airport subsidies, which have outlasted four presidents who opposed th
The tax man may be on the hunt for the super fan who caught Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit. Christian Lopez, 23, recovered the prized ball his father fumbled after The Captain hammered it into their section of the stands in the third inning of the Yank
President Obama pressured Republicans on Wednesday to accept higher taxes as part of any plan to pare down the federal deficit, bluntly telling lawmakers that they “need to do their job” and strike a deal before the United States risks defaulting on
Should we subsidize, enforce mandates, or give tax credits and deductions to industries like ethanol and natural gas? Having a thriving energy market domestically is a good thing and something the government should not hinder. Not only would decrea
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down a law that "triggers" public funding of elections in Arizona in the event of a candidate being heavily outspent by an opponent awash with private funds.
We all heard this week that from this moment onward, all new automobiles manufactured in or imported to the United States will be required to have "litle black boxes" like the flight recorders in aircraft. The device, which steps far outside the b
Freedom Watch with Judge Napolitano. Monday, June 6, 2011- 8:00 p.m. EST
He is the rock legend dubbed 'Saint Bono' for his long-running campaign against global poverty.
In 43 BC, warring consuls Antony, Lepidus, and Octavian were duking it out with each other over control of Rome following Julius Caesar's assassination the prior March. Each had legions at his disposal, and Rome's terrified Senate sat on its hands wa
The federal government awarded $24 billion in Recovery Act funds to contractors and vendors who owe millions in unpaid taxes, a new Government Accountability Office report has found.
Bottom line, watch what is going on here, the debate over the deficit is slowly being moved from a debate about reducing spending to a debate over increasing government revenues.
The Obama administration is considering a plan to force more businesses to pay the corporate income tax, an industry group said, in an overhaul package that could be unveiled as early as this month. Under the proposal, entities with more than $50
Class warfare in the United States is heating up again. As the overall economic pie shrinks, the poor are being taught to go after the rich and the rich are being taught that the poor are a threat.
"I'm a Union Man. I got the right to get all I can."
Every year around this time, millions of Americans fill out a form 1040 – hoping they don't have to write a check to Uncle Sam. Millions more know they will be getting a “refund”; which is normally a return of some portion of “their money” that
Not everyone at Saturday’s tea party gathering in Madison, Wisconsin were fans of Andrew Breitbart and Sarah Palin.