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Entries from March 2011

Unions, mandates at root of states’ budget stress

March 13th, 2011 · No Comments

The high-stakes battle to determine whether the people will serve government or government will serve the people is unfolding in state capitols. Wisconsin is the tip of the iceberg.  Though not as fiscally imperiled as California or Illinois, Wisconsin is symbolic — the birthplace of government employee unions, once considered illegitimate even by liberal icons [...]

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Are we serious about debt? We will soon find out

March 7th, 2011 · 3 Comments

The next two years will almost certainly determine whether Americans possess the resolve and courage necessary to save our country from fiscal disaster. If we do not, then the Americans will likely succumb to the European mindset that work is not a source of accomplishment or satisfaction but merely a way to bide time between [...]

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Tags: Blog · Capitol Review · Notes