Tag: tax code

Conservatism, News

Same-Sex Marriage Is a Tax Problem

Why is government involved in marriage at all? Taxes. Brian Bollmann makes an excellent point about same-sex marriage. Brian points out in this post that marriage is not a matter for government; contract law is. Government’s only concern in the case of a marriage is with its contractual implications: At some point in the short …

Economics and Economy

What’s the One Thing Congress Should Push Right Now?

It’s not the Balanced Budget Amendment, though that’s a good second choice. It’s certainly not senseless and impossible ideas like impeaching Obama or suing over birth certificates. Instead, we should push an idea that’s ripe for quick passage.  It’s an idea that cheers political moderates and conservatives.  And it doesn’t immediately turn off liberals. What …