Free to Choose… a Later Tax Filing Date

Ah, April. The weather is warming, the flowers are blooming, the trees are budding, and the looming specter of the income tax filing deadline is everywhere you look. Tax Day is Monday, in case you forgot. At least, it is for most individuals and families. And while pretty much nobody likes filing their taxes with their state and federal governments, foregoing the process altogether can lead to unpleasant consequences. If, for whatever reason, you need a little extra time to do your full filing, there is some good news. The IRS allows you to file for an extension if you …

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Remembering Dr. Walter E. Williams

All of us at Free To Choose Network are saddened to learn of the passing of our friend, Dr. Walter E. Williams. Walter once told me he tried to avoid using anything written within the last 40 years in his economics class. He wanted students to know that Coase, Hayek, and Friedman were right then, and they’re still right today. Walter’s straight-faced irreverence masked his genuine compassion for the human condition; he’d often break the ice at our regular dinners in Wayne, PA by asking, “How many times have you been arrested?” to our stunned table guests, then proceed to …

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