Politicians can make promises without having to worry about transparency or its consequences, like honesty and effectiveness. Thus, America is drowning in state and local debt.
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California Gov. Jerry Brown just signed a law that requires a 3 percent payroll deduction for retirement accounts, with the money going to the state for safekeeping.
The Obama administration invited the United Nations to study race relations in America. Predictably, they concluded that black people are victims with little power to change their circumstances.
In The Atlantic, Neal Gabler partly blames his outrageous money woes on ‘financial illiteracy,’ but anybody can understand the key way to make it in life: spend less than you earn.
The feds spent millions last year trying to get hipsters to quit smoking, fitting college students in fat suits, and filming monkeys running on a treadmill in hamster balls.
The federal government spent million subsidizing Donald Trump’s hotel, a useless gas station in Afghanistan, and a study on the dating habits of senior citizens.
If you want to fix Amtrak, don’t pour more taxpayer cash into it. Don’t sell Amtrak off, either. Just give it away.
Even middle-class suburbanites are struggling to pay the bills. Why, and what can they do about it?
Reforming CBO to be more transparent and reasonable in its estimates is a good thing, not a war on math.
Last year, Elizabeth Warren said a government shutdown was evidence of Republican “anarchy.” My, how things have changed.
House Republicans should stop pretending they can’t do anything to stop Obama’s executive order. They can, they just don’t want to.
So long as Doug Elmendorf leads CBO and employs Gruber’s methodology, free market health care policies are effectively DOA. It’s time to clean house at CBO.
The feds wasted millions on treadmills for mountain lions, monkey gambling studies, and food fight video games, according to Tom Coburn’s 2014 Wastebook.
The level of distrust for the validity of CBO’s estimates is growing, and their latest step to game the accounting on Obamacare’s ramifications is amazing.
In 2012, the federal government collected $2.45 trillion, had $3.53 trillion in total outlays, and involved itself in every issue in America from A to Z.
To end ‘The Era Of Austerity,’ wouldn’t you need to experience some austerity in the first place?
A U.S. senator actually examined the federal budget. What he found will make you wish you had a lifetime supply of tar and feathers.
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