This Week in The Lighthouse: Government’s Cost | U.S. Economy | Fourth Amendment | Venezuelan Elections

This week’s Lighthouse discusses the Independent Institute’s new Government Cost Calculator at, Robert Higgs on regime uncertainty, Joseph R. Stromberg on the decline of the Fourth Amendment, and Alvaro Vargas Llosa on next week’s elections in Venezuela.

Here are links to the individual items:

1. What Is Washington’s Spending Costing You?
2. It’s the Economic Rules of the Game, Stupid!
3. Whatever Happened to the Fourth Amendment?
4. Liberty at Stake in Venezuelan Elections

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Carl P. Close is a Research Fellow and former Executive Editor for Acquisitions and Content at the Independent Institute and former Assistant Editor of The Independent Review.
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