2016 archive

Federal Trade Commission Issues Guidelines Purporting to Regulate Ads that Appear too much like News

Every government ultimately comes for all freedom, all property, all money, and to kill all who resist. The Federal Trade Commission, whose jurisdiction is supposedly limited to . . . well, ‘trade,’ has just published new “native advertising” guidelines for print and digital publishers. See here. The guidelines purport to try to regulate the publication …

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Puerto Rico’s Economic Collapse Followed its Tax Hikes on Corporations

The U.S. has the world’s highest corporate tax rates, driving many corporations overseas and preventing others from ever starting. Yet “progressive” politicians continue to demand that corporations be taxed even higher. Puerto Rico’s economy provides a vivid illustration of what happens when a government hikes corporate tax rates. Puerto Rico is in default on its …

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