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The EnvironmentTaxes and Spending
The whole episode shows the folly of top-down political solutions to social challenges.
Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending
Shannon O'Toole's memoir on working for the FDIC helps us understand why some have taken to calling federal employment "white collar welfare."
Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. History
So how has the modern Democrat party built on its proud legacy of such Ponzi schemes like Social Security? By adding new ones.
Decentralization and SecessionGlobal EconomyTaxes and Spending
The establishment media are still wrong-footed on Brexit. Johnson's hardball approach could be a big win for the UK.
Corporate WelfareTaxes and Spending
If I were a corporate shill, the last thing I'd want is a free-market, laissez-faire economic system.
Labor and WagesMoney and BanksTaxes and Spending
An estimated 78 percent of the UK’s working population are unable to make ends meet between pay-days. Neo-Keynesian policies are to blame.
Taxes and Spending
Farm subsidies encourage farmers to be inefficient and wasteful. Moreover, subsidies mostly benefit large farms and landowners, and not the "small family farms" we're told the subsidies protect.
Now that they're already rich, the millionaires and billionaires who say "tax me more" are really just trying to become popular by imposing new, harsher rules of the game on everyone.
Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and SpendingU.S. History
Government policy encourages homeless people to congregate in public areas twice over: first, cities destroy access to very-low-cost housing. Second, city governments often refuse to enforce their own rules of public-space use. Tent cities result.
The EnvironmentTaxes and SpendingInterventionism
To borrow a line from Al Gore, this strikes me as a “risky scheme.”