By Randall Holcombe | Saturday October 15, 2011 at 11:34 AM PST | 9 Comments
Yesterday I passed along some thoughts on Herman Cain’s 999 plan, and on thinking about it some more, I probably underestimated the amount that would be paid through the Business Flat Tax. I estimated it assuming the tax base would be corporate profits, but it appears the tax base, which is gross revenues minus...
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Tags: Budget and Tax Policy, Economics, Elections, Politics, Taxation, The State
By Mary Theroux | at 11:30 AM PST | 0 Comments
As did many, former Mayor Willie Brown wrote a tribute of Steve Jobs in his San Francisco Chronicle column this week. Except, in inimitable Willie Brown fashion, his was rather more a tribute to himself—an accolade to Brown’s magnanimous use of his discretionary power to make a San Francisco Apple store possible. It seems...
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Tags: Apple, Budget and Tax Policy, Business, California, Constitution, Corporatism, Corruption, England, Free Market, Law, Liberty, Mercantilism, Natural Law, Personal Liberty, Philosophy, Politics, Power, Property Rights, Regulation, Steve Jobs, Transparency, Urban Issues, Willie Brown