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On Toilets, Taxes, and Tyranny

On Toilets, Taxes, and Tyranny

Under our federal income tax system, nearly all monetary or in-kind transactions are taxable, even between family members. True, our federal policymakers do allow deductions and exemptions, but all deductions and most exemptions are still reportable acts. Considering the number of human transactions that involve some type of compensation, our federal tax system is essentially

Healthy Tax Reform, Harmful Medicaid Expansion

The Great Recession has hit the Buckeye State hard. According to statistics from the federal government, over the past ten years, Ohio experienced the third slowest growth in population, and second slowest growth in GDP and employment, among the 50 states. During a decade when our state’s population grew by 123,000, our state’s economy lost