CATO: Conservatives Should Think Twice before Supporting Jeff Sessions

Sessions will be confirmed but small government people need to keep a close eye on him. Some of his positions are very big government and benefit the current crony system.

Marijuana laws for instance should be liberalized and dealt with on a state level. That is the CONSTITUTIONAL position and as such it should be the position of any American conservative. Yet Jeff Sessions appears to have a beef with pot even though pot legalization at a state level was one of the few wins fans of small government had during the Obama years.

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Here are the 52 public companies that make the most money from the federal government

Image: CNBC

This headline comes from CNBC and is misleading. These companies don’t “make the most money from the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT,” Taxpayers are making these companies rich, not the government. It’s not the government’s money. It’s yours. Too many people forget this.

Why are we going into massive debt, in part, to pad the bottom lines of these companies?

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New law requires Illinois hairdressers to get domestic violence support training

There is no end to how much some would like to insert government into life. There are those who see almost (?) no limit. If there is a “social problem” government must then address it in some way. A ticket for not doing this. A license for that. A tax for this. A new regulation for that. Until no part of life is free of government.

Of course fighting domestic abuse is a good thing. However, requiring hairdressers to become certified hair salon councilors is crazy.

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Italy Urges Europe To Begin Censoring Free Speech On The Internet

Brexit, Trump, and the Italian referendum this month have shown pretty clearly that the global middle class has had about enough. However, the people who have long run the political show aren’t happy about this bourgeois revolt. Indeed as the “deplorables” have gained their voice the (old) powers that be are crying out for censorship. That, not Russian hacking, is what the “fake news” meme is all about. The crony media system, a partnership between government and the media corporations is breaking down and people like Obama,

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Trump Is Considering Measures To Privatize The VA

Excellent.

If there is any example of cronyism and disgusting government bureaucracy it is Veterans Affairs. There is no reforming.There is only blowing it up. Get vets out of this horrible socialized healthcare system and into a system where there is at least a modicum of economic reality. (And even more importantly a private sector level of service.)

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