Archive for June 6th, 2016

Mo’ Bigger Government, Continued


Monday June 6th, 2016   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:34am PST   •   1 Comment

As we noted back in January, the California Coastal Commission, the most powerful land-use agency in the nation, fired executive director Charles Lester. Since high-level bureaucrats seldom lose their lucrative jobs, this move hinted at the prospects for improved accountability. That didn’t happen, however, and the firing of Lester, an appointee beyond the reach...
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An Explosion in Federal Government Waste


Monday June 6th, 2016   •   Posted by Craig Eyermann at 5:49am PST   •   0 Comments

By definition, waste is an act or instance of using or expending something carelessly, extravagantly, or to no purpose. In practice, the existence of waste means that costs get run up while nothing of benefit is produced. As an example, the U.S. federal government is extraordinarily wasteful. In fact, Investors Business Daily reports that...
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