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Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy
There are at least four good reasons for removing Wilson’s name from Princeton buildings—racial bigotry, his embroiling the US in World War I, his founding of the Fed, and his enactment of the US income tax.
Labor and Wages
Some politicians are sure that even average Americans are working more grueling hours than ever. On average we have more leisure time than ever now, and working hours are down over the past 20 years.
“A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon you’re talking about real money.”
The number of jobs that require an occupational license now covers 30% of the US workforce, up from 5% in 1950.
The New Deal invigorated a bureaucratic state which had already done much to limit the entrepreneurial opportunities of Americans of all racial and economic backgrounds.
The endpoint of the existing system of party democracy, social welfare, and state capitalism is state bankruptcy, misery, and suppression.
Big GovernmentDecentralization and Secession
Decentralisation should not stop at Brexit. Federalism is a sustainable answer to Britain’s constitutional problems.