Sin Tax: Government Profiting Off Your Good Time

Chicago, Illinois is in the headlines again for their latest sin tax, but they aren’t the only guilty jurisdiction targeting lifestyle choices. November 26, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Never underestimate the stupidity of large groups that vote. Happy Cyber Monday folks! Just in time for the holidays and here comes another sin […]

Private Property Rights, Not Higher Taxes, Will Fix Housing Crises

There is a serious housing crisis happening in many cities around the world. But the solution is a respect for property rights, not higher taxes or more money. November 12, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP When I balk at taxes, the first line of defense is always something with the greatest utility like […]

Election Season USA

Election season is upon the USA, and it has become more of an emotional frenzy than a democratic process of people holding their government accountable. November 5, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP I might be an expat, but there is something to be said for being above the fray during the US midterm election […]

Tax Cuts Won’t Mask Trade War & Tariff Pitfalls Forever

The US is coming down off the tax cut rush, and the consequences of a trade war and tariffs are becoming more visible. October 29, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Talk to any major Trump fan, and you’ll hear a lot of positive economic talk largely substantiated by top-line numbers. The main argument […]

US Interest to Exceed Military Spending in Ten Years

US annual interest set to exceed military spending within ten years due to reckless and unbridled spending. October 8, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP A little over three years ago, we published a blog called “Top Heavy Economy” in which a rather shocking reality was discussed: “Government employees outnumber manufacturing employees by nearly 2 to […]

The Tolls of Tariffs… So Far

Americans will feel the inevitable ripple effect of Trump’s tariffs, as prices go up, and industries shrink under the strain of these new costs. September 24, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP We are going from prediction to observation of the effects Trump’s tariffs are having on the US economy. Over the past two […]

Trojan Horse: Censorship Disguised as Copyright Directive in EU

Is the controversial EU Copyright Directive a Trojan Horse or just a policy meant to target large corporations? September 17, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP It’s said that if the government dismantles your gun rights the rest will follow in short order. I can’t help but wonder if that’s what is happening right […]

The “Stop BEZOS Act” Won’t Help the Poor

Bernie Sanders had Jeff Bezos of Amazon in his crosshairs when he introduced the “Stop BEZOS Act” in the Senate last Wednesday. September 10, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP It’s a page right out of Atlas Shrugged, Bernie Sanders set his sights on corporations with 500 or more employees whose workers may be […]

Trump’s Trade War Hits Businesses and End Users, but Spares Steel Lobby Cronies

Trump’s trade war is taking its toll. The tariffs are hitting end users and businesses hardest, but the steel lobby cronies seem to be safe. August 20, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Nothing invokes change quite like a swift kick in the pocketbook. There are a few folks out there (myself included) who […]

IRS Can Revoke Passports

The IRS is not only inefficient, it is ruthless and calculating. Prepare to go through the IRS to leave the country! July 30, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP The IRS is the collections agency of Congress. Whereas in MOST cases you owe someone money for goods, services, or because you deliberately took out […]