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Main Street Suckered. Again.

In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, Congress offered up a $2.2 trillion package in March. It was sold to the public as a means of providing necessary relief for the millions of Americans, businesses, and hospitals. This, the biggest economic stimulus package in United States history, was passed unanimously by the Senate and near-universal […]

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The Government is not a Business

It is a popular idea amongst many Republicans and more than a few Democrats that the United States would benefit from being run like a business. The appeal of this argument is often tied to faux-outrage ginned up over “wasteful” spending by some part of the giant bureaucracy that “would never happen” if the people […]