On the obligations of income-earners and property-owners to pay taxes

Michael Giberson Perhaps you’ve seen the video of Elizabeth Warren, hoping to be elected to the U.S. Senate from Massachusetts, in which she declaims that since roads and police and fire protection are funded through taxes, people have no real claim to their income or wealth against a government that wants to take it. After… More On the obligations of income-earners and property-owners to pay taxes

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Lynne Kiesling Amazon’s announcement yesterday of their Kindle Fire tablet differentiates the tablet market in one discrete jump. Anticipated for months, the Fire does indeed compete head-to-head with the iPad, but not by mimicking its feature-rich and flexible platform. Amazon has made a strong Schumpeterian move to differentiate the market. Amazon’s move follows a storied… More Razor-razorblade, printer-cartridge, … tablet-media