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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Friday, March 27, 2020

Let Sanity Prevail

Professional experts can make a big difference for the better. They can also make catastrophically bad contributions if they choose to be irresponsible with how they go about their business.

Monday, March 23, 2020

Millennial Frugality Gives Hope to America

The generation that had to google how to use a wrench is growing up and becoming good, old Americans. The Millennials are in fact reviving some of the most essential character traits of our country.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

State Employment in January: Neighboring States

We already know that thanks to the talk about a corporate income tax, Wyoming is doing poorly in terms of private-sector jobs. But what about our neighbors?

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Market Volatility: Echoes from Black Monday

The latest ups and downs on the stock market are only partly related to the current public-health issues. There are some big, underlying factors at work here.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Monday, March 16, 2020

State Employment in January: Wyoming

Let these numbers be a lesson for next year's legislative session here in Wyoming...

Fear Is the Gateway to Tyranny

A temporary crisis merits temporary measures. It does not merit permanent, irreversible changes to our country.

Sunday, March 15, 2020

After Corona: U.S. Debt Crisis Coming Closer

Despite all the efforts by President Trump, our federal government is still running a big, fat deficit. We need to close that gap, if for no other reason that government should be better prepared in the future to deal with adverse shocks, like a virus epidemic.

Friday, March 13, 2020

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Monday, March 9, 2020

Distribution and Redistribution of Income in America

The eminent Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) has released prototype data over income distribution. This is a test, of sorts, of a new type of statistical product from the BEA, one that adds valuable information about the U.S. economy in general, and about the role of government in particular. 

Friday, March 6, 2020

Workforce Attrition: How Obama Cut Unemployment

Without millions of people leaving the workforce, Obama would have left office with unemployment in the double digits. 

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Jobs and People: Wyoming Losing Both

More numbers showing how Wyoming is losing both jobs and people to other states. But I'm sure that if we just raise taxes high enough, businesses will come a'rushin across the border, eager to give their money away to our big, shiny government...

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

The Trump Economy: More Good News

For every new angle we take on the Trump economy, it looks more and more solid. Here are some numbers comparing the Trump economy to the one under President Reagan:


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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

WyoTABOR 1: Government at Half the Cost

Wyoming could benefit from its own version of the Colorado TABOR. Here are some numbers showing what difference it can make in terms of restraining growth in government.

Monday, March 2, 2020

HB47: More Taxes, Less Accountability

Do you want to pay more taxes and have less control over how they are spent? Then HB47 is just the right bill for you.