Tag: Elizabeth Warren
Is Elizabeth Warren’s Proposed Wealth Tax Constitutional?

When President Grover Cleveland tried to implement an income tax in 1894, the Supreme Court declared it to be unconstitutional because it violated Article 1, Section 2 of the Constitution, which says taxes must be levied in proportion to a state’s population. In response, the supporters of income taxation passed the Sixteenth Amendment, ratified...
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Elizabeth Warren’s Proposed Wealth Tax

People tend to view taxes in one of two ways. One view is that taxes are the price people pay for government goods and services. The other is that taxes are a penalty levied on people who earn income or have wealth. Elizabeth Warren’s proposed wealth tax takes the second view.

Will the U.S. Supreme Court Stop the Federal Financial Protection Racket?

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case challenging the federal Consumer Financial Protection Agency, CNBC reports. A California law firm “alleges that the structure of the agency grants too much power to its director, in violation of the Constitution’s separation of powers.” The CFPB director can be removed only for inefficiency, neglect of...
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“Chief Manufacturing Officer,” a New Twist in Presidential Candidates’ Debate Dialectic

Tim Ryan told the Detroit audience, he would create the new cabinet position of “chief manufacturing officer” so America could dominate the global electric vehicle market.

Court-Packing: Democrats Ignore Painful Lessons

Several Democratic presidential candidates say they will consider supporting legislation to increase the size of the Supreme Court.

Warren’s Commission Ignores Government Monopolies

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren wants to break up Amazon, Google, Facebook, and even Apple.

Elizabeth Warren: “We Are Not Resting Until at Least 50 Senators Are [Millionaire] Women”

Elizabeth Warren is out selling herself and her new book, Fighting Chance, and her headline du jour is “We Are Not Resting Until at Least 50 Senators Are Women” I’m not sure why she thinks that would solve her biggest beef, which is, in her words: “Let’s just be real clear – the game...
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