Governments Cannot Create Jobs

Only business can. While the government may seem to create jobs when it hires people or buys things, it destroys at least as many jobs as it creates when it does so. Via Hyscience, which links to this article from the Wall St Journal¬†about the lessons to be learned from government economic policy in Texas …

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Art Without Bludging Off the Taxpayer

I know, I’ve said it a thousand times before, almost all subsidies are a waste of time, and end up costing more than any benefit they provide. There are three reasons: First, if you are getting a subsidy, you don’t have to worry so much about careful planning,¬†or financial responsibility (because someone else – the …

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