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Decentralize the Welfare State

PovertyTaxes and Spending

Blog05/25/2017
What if the US welfare state was broken up into 50 pieces and the states dole out all that money to low-income residents instead?

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Week in Review: May 20, 2017

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog05/19/2017
The tsunami of government spending and easy-money monetary policy shows no sign of letting up.

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The American Way of War Is a Budget-Breaker

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog05/18/2017
Perhaps it’s time to finally consider the true costs of America's current wars in lives lost, dollars spent, and opportunities squandered.

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4 Problems With Jeff Sessions's New "Tough on Crime" Stance

Legal SystemThe Police StateTaxes and Spending

Blog05/16/2017
Violent crime is already illegal in all 50 states under state laws. The last thing we need is a new wave of federal prosecutions of non-violent people.

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Public-Sector Unions Keep the Gravy Train Flowing to Fire Departments

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog05/15/2017
Fire departments rarely fight fires anymore, but you wouldn't know it the way department salaries are soaring.

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The UK Should Lead the Way on Free Trade

Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog05/10/2017
The UK should stop letting itself be blackmailed by the EU, and should simply embrace unilateral free trade.

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Three Ways Trump's Tax "Cuts" Will Raise Taxes

Financial MarketsMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog05/10/2017
Trump's plan to increase spending and lower taxes will only increase deficit spending. And that brings with it a host of new costs for taxpayers.

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California, Illinois, and New York Keep Losing People to Other States

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog05/10/2017
High taxes and a high cost of living may be driving many people across state lines.

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One-Third of Americans Are on Government Healthcare

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog05/04/2017
Let's hope the "repeal" of Obamacare doesn't make anyone mistake the American healthcare system for anything that's "free-market."

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Only Trump Has Been Honest About This One Issue

Taxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog05/04/2017
"Serious People" called Trump's comments on the debt "stupid," "ridiculous," and "insane," but he was entirely correct.

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