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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Defenders of Government Spending Spring into Action


“Even as they faulted President Obama for not cutting deeply enough in the budget he sent to Congress this week, Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill laid the groundwork Tuesday for all-out fights to try to add back more spending on defense and domestic priorities — and the administration already is warning of vetoes if some lines are crossed.” (Washington Times, Wednesday)

Who thinks anything significant will be frozen?

FEE Timely Classic
“Does Government Spending Bring Prosperity?” by Percy L. Greaves Jr.


  • Sheldon Richman is the former editor of The Freeman and a contributor to The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. He is the author of Separating School and State: How to Liberate America's Families and thousands of articles.