Truth Deficit

Four Myths about Government Spending

It is not uncommon for a parent being pestered by a child to purchase a toy to say something like, “Mommy can’t buy it because she didn’t bring enough money.” The hope is that the words “we can’t” will end the pestering faster than the words “we don’t want to.”

The recent effort by Rep. Paul...

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Charles Michael Andres Clark is a senior fellow at the Vincentian Center for Church and Society and professor of economics at St. John’s University in New York.