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Indiana is an Anarchist State!!

February 27, 2011 by


Well, not really.  The administrative bureaucracy is still at work here in Indiana so the expected increase in productivity that would come with the taxing chains of government being lifted hasn’t been realized.  However, Democrats are being much more heroic than they know by leaving the state to stop legislation.  Sure, the legislation they are […]

The Infrastructure Debate; How Bailouts Destroy American Ingenuity

December 11, 2010 by


Federal, State, and Local government have been working together, in recent days, to create what they think we cannot create on our own: infrastructure.  The American Reinvestment and Recovery Act is an example of this type of thinking at the Federal level.  I argue in this case study that not only are these interventions unnecessary, […]

Indiana Prison Population at Crisis Levels

December 2, 2010 by


As Indiana imprisons more of its population at the behest those willing to trade their liberty for an illusion of security, a budget crisis looms.  Reports Nicki Kelly from the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette: In the last 20 years, lawmakers have amended the criminal code 107 times to either add new crimes or lengthen the […]

Is Mitch Daniels a “Free Markets” Governor?

December 1, 2010 by


The Cato Institute came out with its report card of state governors that gave governors a grade based on their friendliness to limited government. Indiana’s Governor Mitch Daniels came in at number 17 on the list. Although this number is better than average, it should be surprising to many who consider Mitch Daniels a proponent […]