Category Archives: Excessive Government Spending

Giving away our money

I’ve previously said this, politicians have an erroneous propensity to violate fiducial responsibilities by giving away the public’s money—confiscated by the police power of the state—to charities that they arbitrarily decide deserve it more than those who earned it. This … Continue reading

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Shovel-ready money

North Carolina politicos have a State version of Barack Obama’s $800 billion stimulus for “shovel-ready” jobs. But it’s comparative chump-change; only $2 billion. Obama’s give-away of our money didn’t do anything to “promote the general Welfare” but it did promote … Continue reading

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Unsustainable spending in North Carolina

State spending by North Carolina government officials is “troubling” and “unsustainable,” according to a new economic study on “the fiscal health of the Tar Heel State.” A Civitas report about this by Brian Balfour can be seen at the Link … Continue reading

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