James A. Woehlke

JWoehlke@thefreemanonline.org

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Guilt, Blame, and Politics by Allan Levite

Does a Wealthy Background Breed Radical Leftists?

MARCH 01, 2000 by JAMES A. WOEHLKE

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Those Dirty Rotten Taxes: Tax Revolts that Built America by Charles Adams

A Strong Case for Abandoning Intrusive Direct Taxation

FEBRUARY 01, 1999 by JAMES A. WOEHLKE, NICOLAUS WOEHLKE

Book Review

Pick a Better Country by Ken Hamblin

Each of Us Must Decide if We Will Be Winners or Losers

DECEMBER 01, 1997 by JAMES A. WOEHLKE

The story is told that Ludwig von Mises was once asked, "Do you mean to say that the government should have done nothing during the Great Depression?" Mises responded, "I mean to say it should have started doing nothing long before that." I hope the story is not apocryphal, because it perfectly sums up the government's proper role in managing the economy: none.

Book Review

The Rights Retained by the People: The History and Meaning of the Ninth Amendment

OCTOBER 01, 1992 by JAMES A. WOEHLKE

This book should open the door to a serious, intellectually sound approach to the Constitutional protection of human rights.

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July/August 2014

The United States' corporate tax burden is the highest in the world, but innovators will always find a way to duck away from Uncle Sam's reach. Doug Bandow explains how those with the means are renouncing their citizenship in increasing numbers, while J. Dayne Girard describes the innovative use of freeports to shield wealth from the myriad taxes and duties imposed on it as it moves around the world. Of course the politicians brand all of these people unpatriotic, hoping you won't think too hard about the difference between the usual crony-capitalist suspects and the global creative elite that have done so much to improve our lives. In a special tech section, Joseph Diedrich, Thomas Bogle, and Matthew McCaffrey look at various ways these innovators add value to our lives--even in ways they probably never expected.
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