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Tag: big government
Time to Privatize the TSA?

With a $7.5 billion annual budget, a less than stellar safety record and now workers calling in sick because of the government shutdown, is it time to get the government out and privatize the TSA?

New Guidance Allows Government to Conceal Defense Spending from Public

Thanks to new guidance from the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board, government agencies will now be allowed to modify public financial statements, making it possible to distort or even conceal financial records and avoid public scrutiny over specific budget items.

Using Taxes to Stifle Government Criticism

African countries already facing extensive online surveillance, internet and website shutdowns, and detention of online critics can now add taxes to the list of tools used by government to silence criticism and freedom of expression.

National Debt the Elephant in the Room

At $21 trillion isn’t it time that someone in Congress, either democrat or republican, starts sounding the alarm about the national debt?

2018 a Lost Year in the Fight Against Crony Capitalism

2018 was mainly a missed opportunity to return to fiscal responsibility and to overhaul or end crony programs such as the Export-Import Bank, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Energy, as well as agricultural and other subsidies.

“Green New Deal” a Sign of Things to Come from the Left?

Newly elected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s proposed “Green New Deal” program would require such an expansion of government, be so inconceivably costly, and such an invitation to crony capitalism that it would be laughable if it wasn’t so scary.

National Debt to Turn the American Dream into a Nightmare?

The numbers, and consequences, are staggering – a budget deficit of $1 trillion and a national debt of $21 trillion. If those trends continue the American dream of future generations being better off will be a thing of the past.