All posts tagged "big government"

  • Opinion
    Don’t Tax Me, Bro!

    (Michael Chamberlain/Nevada Business Coalition) – Yesterday, the Las Vegas Sun’s David McGrath Schwartz revealed the gaming and mining industries have been involved in secret talks with local labor unions on a possible ballot initiative that would raise taxes. Another instance of Big Business and Big Labor conspiring to stick it to the...

  • Government
    Think Your Stuff Belongs To You?

    (Mike Chamberlain/The Cranky Hermit) – The premise of the novel Atlas Shrugged is that businesspeople, worn down by intrusive government regulations, taxes and control, simply quit, leave, and disappear. Sometimes they even destroy their own assets in the process. Yesterday morning we were greeted with possibly a real-life manifestation of Atlas Shrugged....