Tag: Schadenfreude as Tax Policy

I recently gave you the rules of this game in a post called Schadenfreude as Tax Policy. Are you a soft drink? If not, why do you need a personal brand? Soft drinks need to be brands because the soft drink makers want you to buy theirs as opposed to somebody else’s. This makes sense […]

I recently gave you the rules of this game in a post called Schadenfreude as Tax Policy. Since we will probably not succeed in reducing our own taxes to zero, we can take the fallback position of increasing taxes on bad behavior. To say nothing of punishing those we dislike. Virtually everyone would agree that […]

I recently gave you the rules of this game in a post called Schadenfreude as Tax Policy. Do you think we have too much or too little amateur commentary? For about 99.99999% of the time since we gave up the delights of hunting and gathering in favor of domesticity, the world happily left commentary to […]

I recently gave you the rules of this game in a post called Schadenfreude as Tax Policy. The original trolls, who lived under bridges and looked nasty, were actually a good bit better than today’s trolls, who gallivant about on social media picking fights. Today’s trolls are kind of like boys who can’t get dates, […]

The first most important thing about taxes is to have someone else pay them. Sadly, most everyone knows this, and the others are busily setting about making you pay theirs. Hence, you are most unlikely to win this battle. The fallback option is to remember that if you want more of something subsidize it, but […]