They broke it; we bought it

Elections have consequences, and the choice we faced in this past presidential election was either to step back from the brink of reckless regulation, deficit spending, and tax hikes, or continue to barrel along and pretend that the realities of these economic choices will be magically suspended, leaving an economy humming as Americans return to the job force, as capital investment and job creation increase, and as even the poor see their lots improve. It’s a nice hope, yes, but it’s woefully naive.

In my newsletter, I list just a few of the significant negative shocks we have chosen to subject our struggling national economy to in the coming months and years.

Jon Sanders / Research Editor and Senior Fellow, Regulatory Studies

Jon Sanders studies regulatory policy, a veritable kudzu of invasive government and unintended consequences. As director of regulatory studies at the John Locke Foundation, Jo...