| Thursday August 19, 2021 at 2:53 PM PDT
The U.S. Senate passed a $1.1 trillion “bipartisan” infrastructure spending bill last week. Shortly afterward, just 50 senators passed an extremely partisan $3.5 trillion budget blueprint. A good question to ask is where is the U.S. government going to come up with the money to pay for all that spending. The simple answer is...Read More »
| Tuesday June 15, 2021 at 4:50 PM PDT
In early 2020, state governments across the country reacted to the arrival of the coronavirus epidemic by imposing lockdowns. By forcing businesses to close and ordering residents to stay at home, their aim was to “flatten the curve” and limit the spread of Covid infections. It was supposed to be for just 15 days,...Read More »
Harmeet K. Dhillon
| Friday March 20, 2020 at 9:00 AM PDT
As a small business owner, I don’t need a $1,000 handout. This is a gimmick—let’s instead focus on solutions tailored to the problem. I need the tax relief of suspending the payroll taxes I and my workers pay. Some math—my workers are all being paid their normal salaries for the foreseeable future, despite trials,...Read More »
K. Lloyd Billingsley
| Tuesday June 11, 2019 at 9:05 AM PDT
After the EPA-CIA-Vietnam fake John Beale’s case, bogus bonuses still abound in the federal government.
| Wednesday May 22, 2019 at 10:14 AM PDT
Federal regulations and restrictions impose a very large cost on Americans.
| Monday February 25, 2019 at 12:30 PM PST
Rather than reduce dairy subsidies, the USDA has been paying to have surplus milk made into cheese.
| Monday September 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM PDT
The U.S. government did something in August 2018 that it has never done before. It spent $433 billion in taxpayer and borrowed dollars in a single month!
K. Lloyd Billingsley
| Tuesday July 3, 2018 at 8:31 AM PDT
The Trump administration aims to eliminate 19 federal agencies.
| Sunday December 5, 2010 at 8:46 PM PST
Consider the following commentary on the economic situation: Foolhardy procedures which are divorced from economic realities, or whose economic implications are not understood by their promoters, do not perforce become sanctified and wise merely by designating them as “action”; tilting at windmills does not draw water. [W]hen a recovery program, which, while it may...Read More »
Emily C. Skarbek
| Wednesday July 7, 2010 at 3:58 PM PDT
Open Letter to The Wall Street Journal June 23, 2010 Dear Editor: Paul Rubin argues that President Obama is getting a free pass in the media in light of the environmental disaster caused by the BP oil spill. The press, on the other hand, harshly chastised President Bush, for what Rubin thinks was a...Read More »