The ongoing battles in Washington over the government shutdown and the debt ceiling are merely symptoms of a raging disease wracking the body politic: terminal government obesity. The sheer size and power of the federal government constitute a threat to our liberty and economic survival. It wasn’t always this way: Fewer than 100 years ago, as […]
Lew Uhler is president of the National Tax Limitation Committee, headquartered in the greater Sacramento area of California.
The American people didn’t stop working for government until July 11. Cost of Government Day is when we finally paid for all federal, state, and local spending and regulation. But if housing lenders and investors have their way, we will soon be working even longer for government. When the times were good, everyone wanted in […]