Posts Tagged ‘Presidential Power’

How to Score the Final Clinton-Trump Debate


Wednesday October 19th, 2016   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:18am PDT   •   0 Comments

With the revelations of the past weeks, the third presidential debate is sure to be one of the best shows in Las Vegas. Many observers have already had enough of the Clinton-Trump spectacle, but there are still some important things to look for. Observers might examine the candidates’ statements for some sense of the…
Read More »

Statist Superstition Mounts a Surge


Wednesday November 18th, 2015   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 5:33am PST   •   1 Comment

As we observed in “Financial Crisis and Leviathan,” in its first 14 months the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a new federal agency, did little besides expanding an already bloated and wasteful government. The CFPB duplicates the work of existing regulators and worsens a crisis government played a major role in causing through programs such…
Read More »

The Federal Bureaucracy


Tuesday August 24th, 2010   •   Posted by Robert Higgs at 4:26pm PDT   •   3 Comments

According to an analysis of federal payroll data by USA Today, the federal bureaucracy has flourished during the current recession. The number of Federal employees making salaries of $100,000 or more jumped from 14 percent to 19 percent of civil servants during the recession’s first 18 months and that’s before overtime pay and bonuses…
Read More »

Facebook Twitter Youtube

Search MyGovCost