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The Sadistic Brutality of England’s Government-Run Healthcare

The Sadistic Brutality of England’s Government-Run Healthcare

I’m not easily grossed out or nauseated. Heck, I’m on email lists for a half-dozen softball teams and you can only imagine the strange/filthy/nasty things that guys send to each… Read more »

If You Want Good Tax Policy, Choose Jersey (but not New Jersey!)

If You Want Good Tax Policy, Choose Jersey (but not New Jersey!)

I’m in Jersey, where I gave a speech last night. But not New Jersey, the state where you shouldn’t die. That’s the state that many people have been fleeing because… Read more »

Rewarding Hospitals to Let Old People Die? That’s the Wrong Way to Cut Government Spending

Rewarding Hospitals to Let Old People Die? That’s the Wrong Way to Cut Government Spending

I used to think I was in favor of every possible step to reduce the burden of government spending. Are agricultural subsidies wasteful and corrupt? Yes, so get rid of… Read more »

The Deadly Impact of Government-Run Healthcare in the United Kingdom

The Deadly Impact of Government-Run Healthcare in the United Kingdom

I’m not a fan of the American healthcare system. It suffers from huge inefficiencies because of problems such as third-party payer, which is caused by government programs such as Medicare… Read more »

A Miserable and Hopeless Fiscal Outlook for the United Kingdom

A Miserable and Hopeless Fiscal Outlook for the United Kingdom

If you live in America and believe in free markets and small government, it’s easy to get depressed. We suffered through eight years of wasteful spending and misguided intervention under… Read more »

England’s Despicable Political Class Pushes Soviet-Style Tax Tactics

England’s Despicable Political Class Pushes Soviet-Style Tax Tactics

I wrote last week about David Gauke, a simpering and unctuous statist who said it was “morally wrong” for people to pay cash for services because that made it harder… Read more »

The Laffer Curve Wreaks Havoc in the United Kingdom

The Laffer Curve Wreaks Havoc in the United Kingdom

Back in 2010, I excoriated the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, noting that David Cameron was increasing tax rates and expanding the burden of government spending (including an… Read more »

Notwithstanding David Cameron’s Statolatry, Tax Avoidance Is Both Legal and Moral

Notwithstanding David Cameron’s Statolatry, Tax Avoidance Is Both Legal and Moral

I’m not a fan of David Cameron, the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister. Even though he belongs to the Conservative Party that produced the great Margaret Thatcher, Cameron seems to be… Read more »

Government Cost-Overruns, the English Version

Government Cost-Overruns, the English Version

Many of us know that Obamacare will be very expensive and that supporters, aided and abetted by the Congressional Budget Office, deliberately low-balled the cost estimates. I’ve also cited my… Read more »

Paul Krugman and the European Austerity Myth

Paul Krugman and the European Austerity Myth

With both France and Greece deciding to jump out of the left-wing frying pan into the even-more-left-wing fire, European fiscal policy has become quite a controversial topic. But I find… Read more »