Archive for March 10th, 2017

Are Tax Breaks the Same as New Spending?


Friday March 10th, 2017   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 3:03pm PST   •   0 Comments

The elimination of taxes on feminine hygiene products is a global movement, but California governor Jerry Brown has been a staunch opponent of the tax cut. Last September he vetoed seven bills that would have cut taxes, and in his veto message he said “tax breaks are the same as new spending – they...
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Big Government’s Off-the-Books Bureaucrats


Friday March 10th, 2017   •   Posted by Craig Eyermann at 6:01am PST   •   0 Comments

George Will has an interesting column about how the number of people employed by government at all levels has grown since 1960. Here are the leading paragraphs: In 1960, when John F. Kennedy was elected president, America’s population was 180 million and it had approximately 1.8 million federal bureaucrats (not counting uniformed military personnel...
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