Archives for November 2010

WSJ: Federal Spending Increases as the Money Available to Be Spent Increases

WSJ: Federal Spending Increases as the Money Available to Be Spent Increases

We are all familar with Parkinson’s famous law which holds that,  Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. Now here come Stephen Moore and Richard Vedder of the Wall Street Journal…

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Progressive Fat Cats Want to Pay More Taxes Only if Others are Forced to

Progressive Fat Cats Want to Pay More Taxes Only if Others are Forced to

True or False: A group of left-wing multi-millionaires have started a club called Patriotic Millionaires for Fiscal Strength whose mission it is to cut federal spending. Sorry, it’s a trick question. The statement is both…

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Wesley Snipes Ordered to Surrender

Wesley Snipes Ordered to Surrender

A year ago I predicted that Wesley Snipes would lose his appeal of his 2009 conviction for failure to file tax returns. Today the Associated Press reports that my prediction came true: A federal judge ordered actor…

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The First Step

The First Step

“A journey of thousand miles begins with a single step.”  – Lao Tzu – And the journey to stop rampant and wasteful government spending begins with the banning of earmarks. Marc Theissen of WaPo wonders why President…

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They Don’t Get It!

They Don’t Get It!

“Which government is best? That which teaches us to govern ourselves.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe – In my previous post I wrote about a study that showed that when America’s wealthy are forced to pay…

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