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Thursday, February 11, 2010

Public Is Upset with Government


“Two-thirds of Americans are ‘dissatisfied’ or downright ‘angry’ about the way the federal government is working, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. On average, the public estimates that 53 cents of every tax dollar they send to Washington is ‘wasted.’” (Washington Post, Thursday)

Finally seeing the light?

FEE Timely Classic
“The Awesome Powers of Government” by Murray Weidenbaum


  • 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.