Posts by K. Lloyd Billingsley
K. Lloyd Billingsley is a Policy Fellow at the Independent Institute and a columnist at The Daily Caller.
Federal Agency Blames Diversity, Ignores Cause of Deadly 2017 Amtrak Derailment


As this case confirms, the NTSB is basically a historian of accidents and contributes little if anything to public safety.

For Pete’s Sake, Ensure Tax Fairness for the Workers


In a truly fair system, workers would get their own money first, and everybody would pay the same marginal rate.

California Luddite Legislators Disrespect Crime Victims


In May, San Francisco became the first city to ban facial recognition technology.

Contrary to News Reports, California Is Actually a Loser in Its 26-year Tax War Against Tech Inventor Gilbert Hyatt


Lower state income taxes, or their complete elimination, might encourage more creative entrepreneurs to remain in California.

Jerry Brown Appointee Allows Bail for Triple Manslaughter Suspect


Californians have to wonder about David Ashby’s performance in a recent felony DUI and triple manslaughter case.

Government Unions Keep Costs High for Taxpayers


Government employee unions are nothing more than a ruling-class special interest.

California’s Governor Plugs Up Jerry Brown’s Water Tunnel Plan


Gavin Newsom fulfills his pledge to downsize the twin Delta tunnels project to a single pipe.

California Online College a Great Deal for No-Bid Recruitment Boss


California’s online community college program succeeds in bulking up the bureaucracy and rewarding political cronies.

Is the Right to Work “Controversial”?


Presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris both want to ban the right-to-work laws that some news organizations describe as “controversial.”

Governor Newsom and CARB Queen Mary Nichols Like High Gas Prices


Gas prices in California to go up in July as the state excise tax increases from $.417 to $.473 per gallon.

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