K. Lloyd Billingsley Archive

K. Lloyd Billingsley is a Policy Fellow at the Independent Institute and a columnist at The Daily Caller.

Latest Pro-Criminal Bill Awaits Jerry Brown’s Signature



Senate Bill 1391 would bar the prosecution of juveniles as adults.

Sham Audit of DMV Will Leave Californians in the Dark



Californians should not be surprised if few if any reforms are implemented.

The Last Refuge of Payment in Kind



Football season is in full swing, and on Saturdays, college teams rule the television sports channels. Everybody makes big money except those the people pay to watch, the players.

California’s Degrees of Separation from Truth and Accountability



California pension woes exacerbated by botched appointments.

Oroville Dam Repair Costs Surge to $1.1 Billion



The repair costs have risen from $870 million to $1.1 billion and taxpayers should not be surprised if they rise still higher.

Is Trump Dismantling the Regulatory State?



Whatever his performance on regulations, the president has failed to eliminate any federal agencies, however useless they might be.

Elimination of Cash Bail Bulks Up Government 



Taxpayers can be forgiven for seeing the bail “reform” as another payoff to government employee unions.

Education Waste Leaves Taxpayers No Choice



Parents and students deserve full educational choice, with the dollar following the scholar, as a matter of basic civil rights.

America’s Nazi SS Korps



Dozens of ex-Nazis drawing Social Security payments to the tune of more than $1.5 million. 

Federal Judge Reinforces Ruling-Class Privilege 



Judge blocks executive orders aimed at making it easier to remove employees for poor performance or misconduct. 

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