Why the Estate Tax Could be a Good Thing (If Done Right)

The estate tax in the US taxes an individual's estate upon their death with the amount varying by estate value and the skill of the estate planner among other things.  Many critics consider this double taxation and I would agree.  The individuals worked hard for their money and property and were taxed then so why …

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The Beauty of Democracy and the Contrast with Modern American Democracy

The beauty of democracy is that it is the socialization of power.   Every participant in a healthy democracy gets one unit of power in their vote.  Anyone who gets more than one unit, be it the church,  George Washington 's best friend, or Monsanto consequently diminishes the effectiveness of everyone else's unit of power. The …

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