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Difference In Kind

In her WSJ column, Kimberley Strassel outlines what Americans can expect to see from Obama in a second term: higher taxes, greater spending, growing deficits, fine tuning of the regulatory apparatus, and continued decline of American influence in foreign affairs. She correctly concludes that … Continue reading

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The Liberals’ Orwellian Strategy

Using Medicare as the backdrop in a recent post, Matthew Yglesias claims that the difference between an economy based on markets and competition and an economy that is centrally planned (of the sort that Obama desires) is “superficial.” According to Yglesias, both types of economy are … Continue reading

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Decentralization Is Centralization?

It seems fair to characterize Obama’s “vision” as one that would move America even further along the road to centralized authoritarian government, and that in stark contrast to this, Romney and Ryan favor an approach where economic and political power is more … Continue reading

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