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Archive for September, 2018
Climate Policy and the Case for Humility

Before spending trillions of dollars to fight climate change, a little humility might be a good place to start.

Crazy Rich Asians and an American in Singapore

Crazy Rich Asians is earning its box office through solid acting, a solid screenplay, and first rate cinematography in Singapore and other Asian locals.

Oroville Dam Repair Costs Surge to $1.1 Billion

The repair costs have risen from $870 million to $1.1 billion and taxpayers should not be surprised if they rise still higher.

Is Trump Dismantling the Regulatory State?

Whatever his performance on regulations, the president has failed to eliminate any federal agencies, however useless they might be.

Federal Government versus Private Sector Compensation

The average total compensation of U.S. government workers is 17 percent higher than the average annual compensation of comparable private sector workers.

Nonprofits Should Leverage Big Data for Bigger Impact

The sooner that nonprofit leaders realize the advantages of big data analytics, the sooner we can all reach a more healthy, educated, and peaceful world.

Elimination of Cash Bail Bulks Up Government 

Taxpayers can be forgiven for seeing the bail “reform” as another payoff to government employee unions.

Illinois’ Growing Public Employee Pension Liability Crisis

Local governments are now having to reduce needed services to the public to pay for the generous pensions of retired government employees.

Polarizing Ideology

With polarization has come intolerance: people abandon their friends and family when they seem to have the wrong political views.

Construction of California’s Stonehenge Costing $3.1 Million Per Day

Until the California Bullet Train project is canceled, the one thing that can be guaranteed is that its cost will grow even higher than the $77 billion it is slated to cost taxpayers today.

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