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Cut Taxes, Help the Rich (And the rest of us too)

Text from National Public Radio, Morning Edition Audio A lot of people seem to think that the Bush stimulus plan…

Here’s to Your Health

From the St. Louis Post Dispatch If arsenic is unhealthy, then you’d think that the less arsenic the better. Same…

Widening Route 6

From Ideas on Liberty I really shouldn’t tell you this, but Cape Cod is a very beautiful place. I shouldn’t…

Tiger Woods Takes The Times To Task For Its Masters Disaster (Satire)

From the St. Louis Post Dispatch The New York Times has conceded that the all-male Augusta National Golf Club has…

Voodoo Taxation

From the St. Louis Post Dispatch Should the Bush income tax cuts be made permanent? Answering this question is likely…

Don’t Mend it, End It

From the St. Louis Post Dispatch Take a look at your pay stub and you’ll see separate amounts withheld for…

Do-Over Democracy

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Don’t Bash the ‘Burbs, Improve the City

From the St. Louis Post Dispatch I love the phrase ‘urban sprawl.’ Can you think of another phrase for a…

On This Labor Day, the Glass Is Half-Full

From the St. Louis Post Dispatch (The original ran under a different title.) What proportion of the U.S. labor force…

Deficit Spending and the U.S. Economy

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Curing What Ails Corporate America

From the St. Louis Post Dispatch (The title has been changed to protect the author.) When the prizes get bigger,…

More money hasn’t made public schools better

From an editorial in the St. Louis Post Dispatch So education vouchers are constitutional after all. At least that’s what…

What Do Farmers Want From Me?

From Ideas on Liberty You’d think in a democracy that the greater the number of people on your side of…

Napsternomics: What’s the Most Effective Way to Protect Intellectual Property?

In the heyday of Napster, you could steer virtually any song onto your computer desktop. Without much additional effort, you…

Savings vs. Debts

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