Really? Is that it?

A pro-federal stimulus group in Virginia has put up at tv attack ad against a gubernatorial candidate there who opposed borrowing money to prop up the state’s unemployment fund. And increase benefits. And cause taxpayers to dig deeper in their pockets to pay back those borrowed funds. Seriously, is this all they’ve got? [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQSMh0k793I] Kentucky…

How far can we be from this?

A southeastern Chinese province has set up a smoking mandate for its public employees. In the not-too-distant past, we would laugh something like this off without a second thought. As we earmark funds from ever-increasing sin taxes to generate an ever-increasing government doing other things unimaginable only months ago, though, we now have to wonder.

All the news that tweets

Might be a while before the Associated Press picks up on this one. The changing ways in which we receive news today include the increasingly popular Twitter web site. Well, I just found out someone at the Texas Public Policy Foundation is excited about proposed legislation to increase spending transparency in Texas schools.I’ll report back…

What, no government Christmas?

Reports are coming in from all over the country about state and local governments cutting back on holiday celebration expenditures such as July 4th fireworks and Christmas lights. Beautiful! The shame of it is that it took so long. So many years of wasteful spending practices, debt build up, tax increases, and creative financing before…