Econ/Tax/Spend/Big Govt

Romney Needs Spending Cutters

By John Biver

Last week I saw a scary headline: “Romney’s team starts to look like Bush’s.” That’s not good news to those of us who have no desire to go backwards. The article quoted Chris Edwards…

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U.S. House Republicans Still Hate Spending Cuts

By John Biver

When you read on this website or at RepublicanNewsWatch.com that there’s something wrong with the Republican Party—and you think we’re exaggerating, reports like this from Erick Erickson at RedState.com should help convince you otherwise:…

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Public Sector Labor Reform in Wisconsin and Indiana

By John Biver

I’ve been asked: what can Illinois Republican General Assembly members do since they’re in the minority in both chambers? Good question—and an easy one to answer. When you’re in the minority is when you really need to present a plan to the public. Why else would they vote to put you in charge unless you tell them how you’re going to fix the problems that government has created?

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Financing Failure: A Century of Bailouts

By John Biver

This site is like a broken record (yes, that’ s a cliché). But I guess that’s what education is all about. If our “policy makers” would consult genuine policy experts (instead of frauds), our…

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Unions Versus the Poor

By John Biver

While there are a lot of distressing things in the news these days (as always), there are plenty of angles taken on those news items that make me have to laugh. This is one…

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Economics and moral confusion

By John Biver

Victor Davis Hanson points out the obvious – well, it’s actually not obvious to most people but it should be: As America re-examines its military, entitlements, energy sources, and popular culture, it will learn…

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Frontline: Money, Power and Wall Street

By John Biver

I’ve given my opinion on the topic of what’s called “intelligence” in a post titled “Political I.Q.: Intelligence and athletic ability.” Watch the following and tell me that it wasn’t the “intelligent” people who…

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