Economy & Budget

Government protection not the answer

“Too big to fail” banks – those first to get in line for federal help and bailouts – are coming to a statehouse near you and pleading for government help to raise the cost of their ankle biter competitors.

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A mixed farm bill

We get better environmental stewardship but continued market interference by government in farming decisions and marginalization of small farmers in favor of corporate agribusiness.

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ObamaCare comes to banking

As Ronald Reagan put it, “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help.”

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Tyranny of distance

We are tethered to mainland-based federal policies that work well in the lower forty-eight.  After they travel the more than 7,000 miles to get to our shores, these policies become attenuated, dissipated and oftentimes inflict more harm than good.

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