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Canada's Debt Spiral

Global EconomyTaxes and Spending

Blog05/19/2018

One of the reasons governments can run up huge deficits so easily is that the politicians — unlike entrepreneurs — can't be held accountable for their bad debts.

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How the IMF Keeps Sub-Sahara Africa in Poverty

Global EconomyPovertyTaxes and Spending

Blog05/12/2018

The bureaucrats at the IMF and other international bureaucracies actually want people to believe that bigger government means more prosperity.

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Keynesism Crippled by Facts

SocialismTaxes and Spending

Blog05/11/2018

Keynesism—the philosophy of big government spending, deficit financing, and continuous inflation—dominates nearly every government in the world.

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Argentina: Why Tax Revenues Decrease As Taxes Rise

Global EconomyTaxes and Spending

Blog05/03/2018

Argentina is faced with a model that has disproportionately increased the tax burden on the most productive sectors to subsidize the lowest productivity sectors.

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Foreign Aid Forever?

Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending

Blog04/30/2018

Once a government bureaucracy has been set up to do any job whatever, it will find endless excuses for expanding, prolonging, or perpetuating that job.

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Universal Health Care in Canada: A Colossal Government Failure

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealthTaxes and Spending

Blog04/28/2018

The median waiting time for patients in Canada from referral by a practitioner, to consultation with a specialist, to date of treatment, was 21.2 weeks in 2017.

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Salvation through Squandering?

Taxes and SpendingMoney and Banking

Blog04/24/2018

We are told that if further signs of recession develop the government must spend more to keep the boom whipped up. This is false.

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Kentucky Teachers Want a Taxpayer Bailout

Taxes and Spending

Blog04/19/2018

The success of the private sector precedes the ability to have any employment in the public sector at all. But teachers want the private sector to pay until it hurts. 

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Why Governors Should Veto National Guard Deployments More Often

Decentralization and SecessionTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/17/2018

California's governor refuses to send National Guard troops to the border on Trump's terms. State governments should refuse to send troops far more often than this. 

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