Econ/Tax/Spend/Big Govt

Republicans Help Grow HUD and Big Government

By John Biver

From RedState.com: The House just completed work on another FY 2013 spending bill; the Transportation-HUD Appropriations bill. This is a unique appropriations bill because most of the underlying content is an anathema to conservatives….

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The awakened giant likes tea

By John Biver

From Matt Barber: Legal scholars will be dissecting this bizarre decision [regarding Obamacare] for decades to come. Still, what I’m more interested in, at least for now, is how the ruling will affect the…

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A Political Glossary

By John Biver

Thomas Sowell, in a two-part column, defines the following terms: Fairness, Racism, Compassion, “Mean-spirited,” Greedy, “The hungry,” Access, and Social justice. It’s well worth your time. Click here to read part 1. Click here…

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State/Local Bond Debt Tops $3 Trillion

State/Local Bond Debt Tops $3 Trillion

By John Biver

Yes, the image on the right regarding geniuses and idiots applies to state and local governments as well. From Chris Edwards at Townhall.com: Whoops! Federal Reserve economists looked in the shoe closet recently and…

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A Fiscal History Lesson

By John Biver

It’s so easy. Step One: Drastically cut the size of government. Step Two: Then enjoy an economic boom. Let’s hope Romney’s people can read and understand history. From David Henderson at the Hoover Institution:…

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