Posts by K. Lloyd Billingsley
K. Lloyd Billingsley is a Policy Fellow at the Independent Institute and a columnist at The Daily Caller.
A VAT Is a Crock


Potential presidential hopeful touts VAT to pay for Universal Basic Income.

The 70 Percent Solution


Jacking up the marginal tax rate to 70 percent comes packaged as a “progressive” move but in reality, it’s punitive.

Did Racism and Sexism Cause Oroville Dam Spillway Failure?


Two years after the Oroville Dam spillway failed, answers remain murky.

Super Bowl Schools America


The event was for the private entertainment of the audience but even the lowest-scoring Super Bowl can also be educational.

50 Years after the Santa Barbara Oil Spill, Leviathan Is Slick as Ever


No trace of the spill remains, but fifty years later the Coastal Commission is extending its power, levying fines directly, and still overriding elected governments.

Latest Reactionary Jive on Janus


The courts should uphold Janus and union members should spend only their own money on politics.

Charter Schools Strike Out


With few exceptions, charter schools are part of the government monopoly on education, a collective farm of mediocrity and failure.

Free-Market Ideology?


Free and uncoerced exchange among individuals is not an ideology.

Should California Lower the Bar?


Law school deans are now pressuring the state Supreme Court to lower the passing score.

Red Seals in the Sunset


State fish and game policy display an obvious and unacceptable double standard.

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