equality before the law

Toward Less-Unfair Corporate Taxes

May 11, 2013

The government taxes different corporations radically different amounts and in significantly different ways. A new study by the General Accountability Office (GAO) examined “special exemptions and exclusions, credits, deductions, deferrals, and preferential tax rates” regarding corporate taxes. Some 80 different corporate tax structures are designed to “support federal policy goals”. . . Continue »

The Egalitarian Assault on Free Speech

October 18, 2012

Why do so many on today’s left so forcefully advocate censorship when it comes to campaign spending? Hasn’t the left traditionally stood up for free speech, at least in the political realm? The left has always suffered from a basic contradiction: It seeks to protect “civil liberties”—traditionally including the right. . . Continue »