Posts by K. Lloyd Billingsley
K. Lloyd Billingsley is a Policy Fellow at the Independent Institute and a columnist at The Daily Caller.
Sham Audit of DMV Will Leave Californians in the Dark


Californians should not be surprised if few if any reforms are implemented.

The Last Refuge of Payment in Kind


Football season is in full swing, and on Saturdays, college teams rule the television sports channels. Everybody makes big money except those the people pay to watch, the players.

California’s Degrees of Separation from Truth and Accountability


California pension woes exacerbated by botched appointments.

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.

Elimination of Cash Bail Bulks Up Government 


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

Education Waste Leaves Taxpayers No Choice


Parents and students deserve full educational choice, with the dollar following the scholar, as a matter of basic civil rights.

America’s Nazi SS Korps


Dozens of ex-Nazis drawing Social Security payments to the tune of more than $1.5 million. 

Federal Judge Reinforces Ruling-Class Privilege 


Judge blocks executive orders aimed at making it easier to remove employees for poor performance or misconduct. 

CalPERS Hides the Ball on Disability Fraud


Investigative reporting reveals rampant disability fraud.

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