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What's The Matter With Illinois?

From the Wall Street Journal…

If the states are laboratories of democracy, then a great comparative policy experiment is taking place in America’s Great Lakes region. 222 more words

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Food companies unhappy with FDA feed proposal -

Food manufacturers kept about 44 billion pounds of food waste out of landfills in 2011. | AP Photo

Expired marshmallows, broken crackers, stale doughnuts, even orange peels are among the billions of pounds of would-be waste that help feed livestock every year. 621 more words


Productivity of do it yourself

Today I am thinking about the do-it-yourself sub-culture for our lives outside of work and how this sub-culture influences our work and government.

The do-it-yourself subculture takes advantage of new technologies and businesses that have grown to support this culture.   1,289 more words

Labor Market

United Nations is a Lie


Most of us have noticed that the cost of personal transportation has steadily increased over the years.  The reasons for this are several.  Part of it has to do with increases in the cost of raw materials, labor costs, technical innovation, government regulation, and taxes.  1,524 more words

Nanny State

Senator Leahy Surprised

Early on in my previous post, I stated as follows: “I should also add that I do not agree that fomenting the collapse of foreign governments is a proper role for US intelligence efforts —principally because it undermines the will of the citizens of the target country.” 439 more words

Communist Agenda

97 Taxes Americans Pay Every Year

If you are like most Americans, paying taxes is one of your pet peeves.  The deadline to file your federal taxes is coming up, and this year Americans will spend more than 7 billion hours preparing their taxes and will hand over more than four trillion dollars to federal, state and local governments.  1,060 more words