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The High Cost of Government Education

Thought folks would be interested in this. It’s from Dan Mitchell at International Liberty: Restraining Government in America and around the World.

Dan Mitchell, of Cato Institute writes that, … 222 more words

Tax Season Humor

Although it’s only March 1st, April is waving from around the corner. Ahh April, such a glorious month: mud, dirty snow, and taxes, taxes, taxes.  This morning I awoke determined to organize the chaos of the prior year.  184 more words

FYI For Regular Visitors

Data Debunks Notion that more Spending Is Key to Better Education or Lower Crime Rates - Daniel J. Mitchell - Townhall Finance Conservative Columnists and Financial Commentary - Page full

For both moral reasons and economic reasons, we should have small government.

But even a curmudgeonly libertarian like me also thinks it’s important to have effective and efficient government.

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Prediction: Gridlock for the Next Two Years, but that's Better than the Alternative of Expanding Government

There’s a lot of navel-gazing analysis in Washington about whether to expect some sort of bipartisanship over the next two years.

I find such discussions very irritating because they assume that you automatically get good results when Republicans and Democrats both agree on a policy. 870 more words

Big Government

Phineas Fahrquar reblogged this on Public Secrets and commented:

If Congress and the administration can't agree to do anything good, then doing nothing is the next best solution. Or, as Reagan (I think) once said, "Don't just do something, stand there!"

Picking Winners and Losers: An Update on the IRS

By Jim Campbell, Citizen Journalist, Oath Keeper and Patriot.

I find Dan Mitchell, a Libertarian, a Fellow at the CATO Institute and editor of his own site, “International Liberty  to be a seriously funny and intelligent guy. 146 more words

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We Are Detroit?

The cash strapped, bankruptcy declared, run down, abandoned city of Detroit recently came to a settlement with all of the major stakeholders to move past its bankruptcy issues. 696 more words

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