The historic initiative of President Obama’s first month in office is the Trillion Dollar Stimulus Package passed with little time, oversight, analysis or comprehensive bipartisan perspective. Its probability of success as a stimulus vehicle is also widely in question. It was pretty much accep...
The individuals who gathered in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776 to declare the independence of the original thirteen Colonies from England did so at great peril because they were, as a group, among the wealthiest and better educated citizens with the most to lose if their efforts failed.
State Senator Colin Bonini has created a power point presentation that highlights Delawares Bad Habit....over spending. We have posted Senator Boninis presentation for visitors to view.
The simple point is: we need to rethink how we pursue government spending and re-prioritize the numbers we use so that we can start anew. In doing so, remember the following from economist John Maynard Keynes: “Nor should the argument seem strange that taxation may be so high as to defe...
It is time for Delaware to act on sentencing reform.
The importance of sentencing reform to Delaware.
Enrollment in Medicaid in Delaware has soared 70% over the last decade. The projected costs to the State are unsustainable.
Hausers Law demonstrates that taxpyers will only fork over so much of their income to government. Data shows that is true in Delaware as well. If legislators want to grow state revenue, they must growth the economy first.
More confirmation that taxpayers will only cough up a fixed amount of their earnings to the government.
While not all judges are as wise as Solomon, judicial decisions are a cornerstone of our legal system. Delaware’s incarceration rate spiked after adoption of mandatory sentencing was adopted. Bottom line, we may simply have 1500 more people in our over-crowded prisons than is justified b...