government spending

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    “Medicare-for-All” ignores the benefits of private enterprise

    The idea of universal healthcare in the United States is currently more popular than ever. The idea has gained steam in Congress and among many young, progressive members of Congress as the only solution to save our inefficient healthcare system. Many on the…
    Jordan Roberts, December 13, 2018
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    A plight for cutting government spending on the arts, from a classical music junkie

    I wish I knew the full answer to why so many within the music world are predominantly left-wing; Thomas Jefferson was a fine violinist, if nothing else. But I believe that one likely culprit is the government – in particular, Mecklenburg County. Through a sort of superficial allegiance to the…
    Chad Higgenbottom, July 10, 2014
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    Outlook for state and local governments? Bad.

    The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released their April update to the State and Local Governments’ Fiscal Outlook publication.  Here is the bottom line: They conclude, “The model’s base case simulations show that the fiscal position of the sector will steadily decline through 2060 absent any…
    Terry Stoops, April 12, 2012
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    Your Tax Dollars at Work

    Scott Adams, the creator of Dilbert, is no Republican. However, judging from today’s strip, he at least seems to be developing conservative sympathies (and, given the recent bombardment he’s received from angry feminists, it’s understandable).
    Duke Cheston, July 18, 2011