From Legal Insurrection:
Greece Syndrome Defined
The fiscal equivalent of Stockholm Syndrome:Doug Ross: People's Republic of California Commisar Arnold Schwarzenegger Announces "Abosolutely Terrible" Budget Cuts.
A term used to describe a paradoxical psychological phenomenon wherein government officials express adulation and have positive feelings toward unsustainable union contracts that appear irrational in light of the danger or risk posed by such contracts to the government.Our politicians are hostages, they just don't know it. Hence, our federal jobs policy is geared towards subsidizing unsustainable state and local union contracts which states and local governments cannot afford read the rest
Uk Telegraph: US faces one of biggest budget crunches in world
Quote of the Day from Ordered Liberty
From Big Government:
First Healthcare, Now Banks: Is Anyone Seeing a Pattern Here?
by Dr. Elaina George
Reaganite Republican: How to Delete FaceBook account?Health care reform is the latest piece of the puzzle to be put in place. If you add this to what has happened in the financial industry and the banking industry a bigger picture begins to emerge. With the proposed financial regulations, there seems to be a movement towards the consolidation of power in a few institutions, systematically removing free competition, setting up the too big to fail phenomenon, thereby giving people less choice that will ultimately cost everybody more in the long run. read the rest
The Blog Prof: Government to monitor your children using non-scientific BMI
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Eric Cantor's "You Cut" Site. Will It Make a Difference?
The Welfare State's Death Spiral