Anatomy of a deficit

The “socially liberal, fiscally conservative, and academically rigorous” (per CQ) Center on Budget and Policy Priorities presents this (literally) graphic depiction of the U.S. government deficit over the next decade...

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Marijuana math

In a New York Times op-ed back in May, Reason.com editor Nick Gillespie pondered the fiscal consequences of legalizing “victimless” crimes such as prostitution, gambling and drugs: [Here’s a way to] help the...

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