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Writings by Topic: Government Spending

Title Publication Date
Where's the clamor over our disastrous national debt? The Boston Globe September 22, 2019
With the market making parental leave routine, who needs Congress? The Boston Globe June 2, 2019
Special Olympics can soar on its own The Boston Globe April 3, 2019
The government shutdown was expected to damage the economy. It didn't. The Boston Globe February 6, 2019
Short live the Legislature! The Boston Globe August 12, 2018
The Tea Party, RIP The Boston Globe February 14, 2018
Bribes — er, incentives — for Amazon The Boston Globe September 13, 2017
At the Berkshire Museum, a display of backbone The Boston Globe July 30, 2017
Deliver us from Scripture-citers The Boston Globe March 26, 2017
Scrap the NEA, and America's arts scene will thrive The Boston Globe March 1, 2017
Like a fish needs a treadmill The Boston Globe January 15, 2017
Israel doesn't need American foreign aid The Boston Globe September 4, 2016
Making college 'free' will only make it worse The Boston Globe July 13, 2016
Killing us softly with overregulation The Boston Globe May 11, 2016
GE, Massachusetts, and the corruption of crony capitalism The Boston Globe January 20, 2016
The weakest economic recovery in modern times The Boston Globe January 7, 2016
'Sesame Street' moves to HBO, and everyone wins The Boston Globe August 19, 2015
Free Roxbury with free enterprise The Boston Globe June 14, 2015
Millionaire ex-presidents can pay their own way The Boston Globe May 24, 2015
No wonder voters like a candidate who knows how to castrate hogs The Boston Globe November 2, 2014
They're so vain, they probably think this bridge is about them The Boston Globe August 2, 2014
Dissenters in a one-party statehouse The Boston Globe July 6, 2014
Public-sector pensions are eating taxpayers alive The Boston Globe March 23, 2014
The problem is the debt, not the debt ceiling The Boston Globe October 16, 2013
Washington booms – thanks to other people's money The Boston Globe June 5, 2013
Yes, slash farm subsidies — but don't stop there The Boston Globe November 25, 2012
The government's college money pit The Boston Globe April 29, 2012
Romney, Republicans, and the young The Boston Globe March 25, 2012
Memo to Washington: Kick the spending habit The Boston Globe November 20, 2011
Uncle Sam's IOUs can't save Social Security The Boston Globe September 7, 2011
Tea Partiers sound an urgent alarm The Boston Globe August 14, 2011
Slash spending and the economy will bloom The Boston Globe June 8, 2011
The debt-ceiling scaremongers The Boston Globe May 4, 2011
The myth of 'Herbert Hoover economics' The Boston Globe April 13, 2011
The convention-center follies The Boston Globe March 23, 2011
What NPR needs is a little tough love The Boston Globe March 13, 2011
Separation of Jesus and Congress The Boston Globe March 6, 2011
No subsidy for NPR The Boston Globe November 24, 2010
Europe says no to deficit-spending 'stimulus' The Boston Globe November 3, 2010
Yes on 3: Four reasons to roll back the sales tax The Boston Globe October 24, 2010
What public-sector unions have wrought Commentary October 2010
'Clunkers' was a classic government folly The Boston Globe September 1, 2010
Let the private sector fund stem-cell research The Boston Globe August 29, 2010
Does the press deserve a bailout? The Boston Globe July 20, 2010
Paying the price for a UMass law school The Boston Globe February 7, 2010
Public-sector pay, private-sector backlash The Boston Globe January 27, 2010
Economics 101: How little they really know The Boston Globe December 16, 2009
The myth of the underpaid public employee The Boston Globe September 30, 2009
Clunker Q&A The Boston Globe August 26, 2009
The pension wolves The Boston Globe April 1, 2009
Money for nothing won't grow the economy The Boston Globe February 1, 2009
An over-optimistic stimulus plan The Boston Globe January 28, 2009
Better than a bailout The Boston Globe December 14, 2008
The great Bush 'deregulation' myth The Boston Globe November 19, 2008
It's time for a 'blunt budget ax' The Boston Globe October 5, 2008
What, them worry? The Boston Globe August 6, 2008
Are we angry enough to fight back? The Boston Globe July 20, 2008
Remember, there's no free lunch The Boston Globe January 23, 2008
Driving up the cost of college The Boston Globe February 10, 2005
The most bloated budget ever The Boston Globe February 5, 2004
A 'beached whale' for South Boston The Boston Globe November 1, 1999
The grand old spending party The Boston Globe August 26, 1999
Despite its promises, the NEA remains unchanged The Boston Globe August 21, 1997
The Framers would have voted to abolish the NEA The Boston Globe July 3, 1997
Art without the NEA The Boston Globe April 15, 1997
A commercial jewel in PBS's crown The Boston Globe February 13, 1997
Education inflation The Boston Globe February 6, 1997
Imagine, a candidacy based on principle The Boston Globe October 8, 1996
Germans face big bills for decades of social spending The Boston Globe July 2, 1996
The flag in the toilet The Boston Globe May 21, 1996
Let's end corporate welfare as we know it The Boston Globe March 12, 1996
The shutdown has me worried sick The Boston Globe November 16, 1995
Macworld's lesson for the megaplex debate The Boston Globe August 10, 1995
Targeting the pay raisers The Boston Globe August 1, 1995
Arts money for arts insiders The Boston Globe July 25, 1995
What Jesse Helms should have said The Boston Globe July 11, 1995
The sorry state of state colleges The Boston Globe June 20, 1995
The government's assault on higher education The Boston Globe June 1, 1995
Freedom is the loser with a government-run 'megaplex' The Boston Globe May 25, 1995
How the NEA pollutes American culture The Boston Globe January 24, 1995
How to fix Social Security The Boston Globe December 22, 1994
Convention wisdom The Boston Globe December 13, 1994
From Foxboro, foul play on the taxpayers The Boston Globe March 3, 1994

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