Randall Lord imprisoned for breaking a law that doesn't exist.

March 20, 2018
Randall Lord was charged with operating a money service business (MSB) without a license. The thing is, MSBs are issued at the state level, and the office that issued the license told Randall that he didn't need one. Unfortunately for him, his lawyer had already convinced him to take a deal for a guilty plea. The business in question was simply exchanging bitcoins for dollars among mostly friends and family.
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There is no law requiring you to pay taxes

March 16, 2018
The Freedom Law School challenges anyone to find a law stating that the average American wage earner has to pay income tax. Many people claim to have found the answer, but like any good lawyer will tell you, you have to read the fine print. A Brief History Bill Conklin fist made this offer a few decades ago. The offer back then was only $50,000. It had a few requirements to claim the prize.
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Congress never bailed out the banks

March 16, 2018
In 2008, banks including the Federal Reserve threatened us that the economy would collapse if we didn't give them $700bn. At least that was the story we were told. In fact, that's almost completely wrong. The story claims that banks were insolvent and if the government didn't give money to these banks, people wouldn't have access to the money in their accounts. While this is mostly true, the blame was completely misdirected away from the real financial irresponsibility.
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Tax free tipping - a grassroots anti-tax movement

March 16, 2018
A lot of foodies leave tips in cash for different reasons. Some do it so that their server gets the tip directly without having to worry about the store owner not giving over all the credit card tips. Some do it because of the credit card fees. Some even do it to leave it to the server whether they want to report it as income on their taxes. But there is a new trend similar to the "illegal tax evasion" scheme that's really just "legal tax avoidance".
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Illegal Immigration Does Not Cost Taxpayers

February 19, 2018
Understanding the argument No matter what your or my position is on immigration, we have to at least understand the facts. If we don't understand the facts, then we are taking sides based purely based on emotional self interest. First we should understand why the topic is os polarized. We typically don't like when we ask a politician if he is in support of something and he answers in some monologue that fails to address the question.
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New Hampshire Could Get a New Income Tax

February 17, 2018
New Hampshire could be the next state to get its own income tax. Everyone in the US knows about income tax, but many don't know that they are applied on both the state and federal level. This means that you're paying income tax to both your state as well as the feds. But not every state is like that. Texas, one of the biggest states in the union doesn't have an income tax. There are several other states as well that are able to function without it.
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Hitler Saves the Day!

January 8, 2017
If you've ever argued with someone on the internet, you know that eventually someone is going to bring up Hitler. It's inevitability is known as Godwin's law. To some, this is where they completely disengage from the conversation, as the thread is deemed to have reached the lowest point possible. But I would like to argue in favor of the Hitler argument. There's nothing in particular I can say I like about Hitler.
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Income Tax - Unconstitutional? [Video]

January 8, 2017
A short history: a long time ago, i was at one of those free real estate seminars. I think this one might have been part of the trump university. The presenter said something about taxes and how to avoid paying them. I was already running a small business at that point, so that got my interest. Then an older guy yelled out from the crowd "It's unconstitutional!", then got up and left. That REALLY got my attention, so as soon as I got home, I started doing some research to see if there was any truth to that.
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What if there was a Tax Fair, like a Science Fair, where kids would be asked to find creative alternatives to taxation?

January 7, 2017
We all know about science fairs, and many of us participated in some form of science fair or experiment as kids in school. What was the purpose? Ideally, to inspire the creativity in kids to find new solutions to world problems. I remember when I was in school, some of the big topics in the science fairs were mostly green - reducing pollution, finding alternative energy, etc. It wasn't that we were expected to find complete, fully functional solutions.
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Ohio Supreme Court rules property tax unconsitutional

November 25, 2016
On March 24, 1997, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled in a 4-3 decision that the state funding system "fails to provide for a thorough and efficient system of common schools," as required by the  Ohio Constitution , and directed the state to find a remedy. It's important to note that just like legislators, court justices are also human and flaws with prejudices and agendas. Because of this, no law or court ruling can ever be considered absolute justice, especially when it goes against popular opinion. However, sometimes they can be more just, against popular opinion.
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