How the Estate Tax Could Stimulate the Economy (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 are assumed to have worked hard for their money and property and were …

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The New Church – The Power Dynamics of Non-Citizen Entities on Government

When our nation was established, the founding fathers had many examples to draw up upon to inspire the separation of church and state. In many governments past, the church and state were inextricably intertwined. The state couldn't do anything without consulting the church, whatever church that may have been. Take mideaval Europe and the Catholic …

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The Power Dynamics of a Democracy with a Case Study of Current 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. Any outside entity who gets more than one unit, be it the church, George Washington's best friend, or General Motors consequently diminishes the effectiveness of everyone else's unit of …

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