Walgreens Wants to Avoid High US Corporate Taxes, May Move to Europe … Good

The United States government literally clobbers American companies in many ways including through over regulation as well as the tax code. We used to be the paragon of what was possible with a stable republic and capitalism, yet we’re quickly becoming a super nanny state. The irony is that the people who can fix it, …

Halting UNESCO’s misguided path Congress allocates hundreds of millions to U.N agencies

What are Members of Congress doing with your tax dollars? Today’s Washington Times published my op-ed on funding that Congress recently approved for UNESCO: Ultimately, it seems Senate proponents understood the inadvisability of sacrificing long-standing U.S. foreign policy to gain a U.N. seal of approval for a park featuring prehistoric earthworks, an old mission or other local site. The …

Hospital Workers Go Without Pay for Weeks

Your government at work. Sort of. A few hours in to the new year and issues are already cropping up with ObamaCare. Health care workers are not being paid. The Weekly Standard reports that a Houston hospital has been unable to meet payroll for several weeks: The contractor building the financial management system for Healthcare.gov is being blamed …

Are We Willing Slaves or Have We Been Duped by the Politicians?

You have probably never taken time to consider the role of government in your life. Unless you’re a political junkie, you have no reason to do so. Why should you care? The list is endless. For our firm’s clients, it is a a real concern just about every day of the week. Try and operate a …

ABA Owes Members Some Explanation of its Role in IRS “Announcement”

The American Bar Association (ABA) is an interesting organization, at least for a Republican and card-carrying member of the Federalist Society. There are not many of us in the ranks. At least not public about it. During the course of the last few years I’ve had the opportunity to meet many a great legal practitioner …

The Pigford Cases: Using People for Political Purposes, Just Like the Immigration Reform Process

U.S. federal government largesse. Books have been written about it. Entire political careers built around it. Yet we never seem to do much about stemming waste, fraud, abuse of federal tax dollars. Why? Because there is so much of it and folks just do not know where to start. The Pigford farmer cases is a great example …

Some Virginia Republicans Have a Moral Hazard Problem

This post has nothing to do with religious morals. Sorry to disappoint. It is about a much more exciting issue, law and economics. I studied law at one of the few law schools in the country, and the only one in the metropolitan Washington, DC area, that places a heavy emphasis on the study of …