Cut $70 Billion a Year Out of the Budget? Not This Year.

Written by Gary North on June 27, 2012

I’ll bet you have never heard of the Green Scissors program. Since 1994, it has recommended cuts in federal spending on boondoggle environmental programs. Is this an anti-green report? The Friends of the Earth doesn’t think so. It is one of the producers of the annual report. The report for 2012 is now available. It […]

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Dam the Taxpayers: The Inland Waterways Tax

Written by Gary North on April 18, 2012

Washington, DC – Today, Taxpayers for Common Sense awarded the Golden Fleece to Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY) for introducing H.R. 4342, the Waterways Are Vital for the Economy, Energy, Efficiency, and Environment Act of 2012 (WAVE4 Act). This legislation would codify recommendations made by barge operators to increase the federal subsidy for inland waterway construction […]

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