Posts by K. Lloyd Billingsley
K. Lloyd Billingsley is a Policy Fellow at the Independent Institute and a columnist at The Daily Caller.
Weaponizing Socialist Medicine


What American politicians like to call “socialized medicine” is actually government monopoly health care.

Gov. Newsom Grants a Mass Reprieve for Death Row Inmates


Gavin Newsom serves as his own Rose Bird, and defiance of the voters may come back to haunt him.

Resurgent Thomas Sowell Weighs In on Socialism, Venezuela


Renewed popularity of socialism spurs Thomas Sowell from his self-imposed exile.

Warren’s Commission Ignores Government Monopolies


Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren wants to break up Amazon, Google, Facebook, and even Apple.

Pension Ruling Reveals Robed Politburo


California has allowed government employees to purchase years of service they do not actually perform, thus boosting their already generous pension benefits.

Real DMV Audit Still Waiting Down the Road


No audit has been released but there may be hope for better results.

Should Trump Block Federal Funds from Universities that Deny Free Speech?


President Trump announced plans for an executive order that would deny federal research funds to universities that do not support free speech.

University of California Still Bulking Up on Diversity Bureaucrats


The vice chancellor for diversity, equity, and inclusion position is completely unnecessary and defies California law.

A New Ally in the Quest for Honest Reporting


It’s no secret that the media are in bad shape and that is particularly true in California.

In Sacramento County, Bureaucrats “Correct” Their Error with Property Tax Clawback


The county ought to eat the mistake and keep their hands out of taxpayers’ pockets.

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