There Are Some Things the Federal Government is Actually Supposed to Do

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Governments throughout the nation produce tens of millions of pages of paper a year. They are parchment Pez dispensers. That sound you constantly hear is millions of trees crying out in terror – and then being suddenly silenced. Way too many of these pages – are these governments mandating and/or banning things. Way too often, […]

Of COURSE Regulations Stifle Private Sector Investment

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One of the dumbest of DC assertions – is that more government regulation doesn’t harm private sector investment. That somehow the higher cost of compliance with government diktats – doesn’t detract from private entities spending money on the areas harmed by the government diktats. This defies many aspects of Reality – and contributes a great […]

Why Don’t We Want More Government in the Internet? IDK…China, Maybe?

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We less government types have all along the way opposed the ridiculous policy known as Network Neutrality. For a whole host of rational, reasonable free market and free speech reasons. Because more government is always bad for all things free market and free speech. And Net Neutrality is a dramatic increase in government’s involvement in […]

Those in Subsidized Houses – Shouldn’t Throw Crony Government Accusations

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We less-government-types want to see an end to as much government subsidy money and protectionism as possible. We who understand economics and human nature – realize the omni-directional warping that government causes. For instance, too many people do the subsidized thing – creating massive surpluses, and attending massive losses. Surplus Wheat Production Resulting in Heavy […]

Government Mandating Maximums and Minimums is Almost Always Awful

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Those of us who understand rudimentary economics – and/or those of us who have paid any attention at all to the last half century-plus – know the government mandating maximums and minimums is a ridiculously bad idea. Republican President Richard Nixon imposed (wage and) price controls – maximums on what can be charged. How’d that […]