Category Archive: In defense of the corporate form

Nov 18

U.S. is Now Fighting to Keep its Overtaxed Corporations from Fleeing High Taxes

Two years ago, Burger King merged with Canada’s Tim Hortons chain and declared its merged corporation a Canadian company. The move saved Burger King and its long-suffering shareholders many millions annually in corporate taxes. The U.S.–once the flagship of world commerce and capitalism–now has the highest corporate tax rate on the surface of the earth. …

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Nov 13

Self-driving cars are already safer than human-driven cars

On a per-mile basis, the automobile is the safest form of land transportation ever invented. See here. It is often said that planes are safer than cars; but on a per-trip or per-hour basis, cars are even safer than planes. Yet governments, for a century, have burdened car travel with reams of unnecessary rules and …

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Nov 12

DID EXXON DIRECTORS SPEND MONEY ON CLIMATE SKEPTIC RESEARCH? IF THEY DIDN’T, IT WOULD HAVE BEEN IRRESPONSIBLE

By Roger I. Roots, J.D., Ph.D., Founder, Lysanderspooneruniversity.com Those who promote manmade-global-warming hysteria cheered last week when the attorney general of New York announced that he was investigating Exxon to determine if Exxon has spent money to fund research by climate-change skeptics. The move followed a trendy notion that there is something improper about energy …

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