By Lindsay Boyd | Monday August 30, 2010 at 8:28 PM PST | 2 Comments
T-Minus just a few hours folks. The wait will be over. The site will be up. The Government Cost Calculator will crunch. Outrage will inevitably ensue and hopefully, some spend-hungry political heads in Washington will roll. As the countdown to Tuesday’s launch of the Calculator winds down, Americans are winding up! Check out the...
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By David J. Theroux | at 2:58 PM PST | 1 Comment
Independent Institute Senior Fellow Robert Higgs is interviewed by Scott Horton of Antiwar Radio on the widening gap between public and private sector pay, the increasing affluence of military towns compared with others, the disappearance of traditional checks on government power, and the predation and incremental “ratchet effect” of expanding governmental powers that increase...
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