Tag: federal deficit
Obama’s Tax-and-Spend Bender
The Wall Street Journal reports that as if the recent Senate election in Massachusetts never happened (or perhaps because of it?), President Barack Obama’s budgets for 2010 and 2011 will push federal government spending up to gigantic new levels: The budget reveals that overall federal outlays will reach $3.72 trillion in fiscal 2010, and...
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More Stimulus: Insanity?
Warren Buffett says the economy is not recovering and we might need a second stimulus package to turn things around. In other words, what we did before isn’t working, so let’s do it again. Insanity has sometimes been described as doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. When George W....
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Budget Crunches Supply Golden Opportunities for Governmental Reform
Unprecedented budget deficits at the local, state and federal levels of government should not be cause for despair, but rather taken advantage of to force the public sector to confine itself to its constitutionally delegated powers. In last Thursday’s (June 18, 2009) Orange County Register, columnist Shawn Steel jumped on a bandwagon I’ve been...
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Onion News Network on “Green” Recall of All U.S. Currency
A sudden confiscation of all U.S. currency by the Federal government for environmental health reasons? In an insightful parody of monetary nationalism/socialism, taxation, and environmental fear-mongering, the Onion News Network reports on a “no questions allowed” press conference by Treasury Department spokesman Ronald Schuler, announcing the immediate recall of all $776 billion pieces of...
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