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Every business that wants to be around next year began this year with a budget.  A roadmap on how they will spend their resources – on employees, materials, etc. For almost all businesses, government is the largest line item.  Paying taxes – and paying to comply with regulations – consumes the largest chunk of their…

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We’ve long referenced government’s ”Crowding Out Effect”: “One of the most common forms of crowding out takes place when a large government, such as that of the U.S., increases its borrowing and sets in motion a chain of events that results in the curtailing of private sector spending. “The sheer scale of this type of…

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The House of Representatives just passed the $1.9 trillion omni-directionally-awful monstrosity they have disingenuously mis-named a “Covid relief bill.” Sure, there’s a little money in there for We the Peons.  But the vast majority of its massiveness – is Democrat cronyism for Democrat cronies. Do Democrat States and Cities ‘Need’ Biden’s $350 Billion in Direct…

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Everyone knows a presidential election win incepts an avalanche of hires.  Every one of the hundreds (thousands?) of Executive Branch agencies, commissions, boards and departments – get (massively over-)populated. Campaign staffers become government staffers.  Old office staffers become new office staffers.  State and local government bureaucrats – get called up to the big show.  And,…