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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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There’s a line – a sentiment, actually – that governments everywhere really need to take to heart. “Don’t just do something – stand there.” Of course they won’t – because they’re governments.  But it would be a lot cooler if they did. Why do we want them standing there – rather than doing something?  Because…

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The Donald Trump Administration inherited a LOT of accrued crap with which to deal. Our federal government was for the last half-century-plus run by a Democrat-Republican Uni-Party. Both alleged Parties spent decades paying lip service to great chasms of difference between their respective policy prescriptions. But both alleged Parties secretly agreed on just about everything.…