Author: Rod D. Martin

The Tax Reform We Need Now

by Rod D. Martin October 3, 1997 The recent hearings on abuses by the IRS have shown all too clearly the dangers of handing anyone arbitrary power. The key word here, moreover, is “arbitrary.” As Nobel Prize-winning...

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What Government Really Costs

by Rod D. Martin September 20, 1997 In the book of First Samuel, God’s people Israel decide that they want a king, “to be like the other nations.” Up to that point they had had very limited, decentralized...

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A Moral Problem First and Last

by Rod D. Martin September 14, 1997 I was speaking, as I am often prone to do, to an irate liberal. He was talking about abortion. His face was flushed, and he was nearly screaming at me, and it would have been kind of amusing...

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Democrats Have Reason to Worry

by Rod D. Martin November 9, 1990 (The following is a column run in two parts in the Arkadelphia, Arkansas Daily Siftings Herald following the November 1990 elections)   Election ’90 has come and gone, and without any...

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About Rod Martin

Rod D. Martin is a technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, hedge fund manager, author and conservative activist from Destin, Florida.

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