As I began reading A Study in Revenge: A Novel by Kieran Shields, I was willing to overlook the literary mimicry of Arthur Conan Doyle. Archie Lean, a well-meaning workaday detective in the late 1800s who needs outside help to crack a case, is clearly a mix of Inspector Lestrade and John Watson. The dapper, [...]
Why should I have to pay taxes? Why don’t we cut more taxes? Why don’t we outsource everything to private companies?
News Item: Tennesee fire department with pay-for-service plan watches while non-paying house burns to the ground.
“Taxes are what we pay for a civilized society,” said Oliver Wendell Holmes. Without a tax structure for [...]