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John macarthur – Walking in Wisdom, Part 1   June 16, 2022 READING A PROVERB A DAY (PROVERBS 16) v 22 Discretion is a life-giving fountain to those who possess it, but discipline is wasted on fools.

— Proverbs 16New Living Translation 16 We can make our own plans,    but the Lord gives the right answer. 2 People may be pure in their own eyes,    but the Lord examines their motives. 3 Commit your actions to the Lord,    and your plans will succeed. 4 The Lord has made everything for his own purposes,    even the wicked for a day of disaster. 5 The Lord detests the proud;    they will surely be […]

John macarthur – Walking in Wisdom, Part 1   March 16, 2022 READING A PROVERB A DAY (PROVERBS 16) v 22 Discretion is a life-giving fountain to those who possess it, but discipline is wasted on fools.

— Proverbs 16New Living Translation 16 We can make our own plans,    but the Lord gives the right answer. 2 People may be pure in their own eyes,    but the Lord examines their motives. 3 Commit your actions to the Lord,    and your plans will succeed. 4 The Lord has made everything for his own purposes,    even the wicked for a day of disaster. 5 The Lord detests the proud;    they will surely be […]

Dan Mitchell article Plenty of Waste at the Pentagon, but America’s Big Fiscal Problem Is Domestic Spending

— Plenty of Waste at the Pentagon, but America’s Big Fiscal Problem Is Domestic Spending As a libertarian, I view defense spending with the same jaundiced eye that I apply to domestic spending. I’ve pointed out that the U.S. represents a big share of global military outlays. I’ve pointed out that sequestration wasn’t a threat to military preparedness. I’ve pointed out that […]

Sen. Rand Paul releases annual Festivus Report, which focuses on what he sees as wasteful spending 

— RAND PAUL Published December 23, 2021 Sen. Rand Paul releases annual Festivus Report, which focuses on what he sees as wasteful spending Paul’s office identified $52,598,515,585 what it sees as wasteful spending By Edmund DeMarche | Fox News Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., kept his annual tradition going this year by releasing his “Festivus Report […]

Congress’ Wasteful Spending Spree Must End With Infrastructure Bill 

—- Congress’ Wasteful Spending Spree Must End With Infrastructure Bill David Ditch / @davidaditch / November 10, 2021         President Joe Biden waits to speak about the recently passed $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill at the Port of Baltimore on Nov. 10. The bill was dragged across the finish line by 13 House […]

10 Absurdly Wasteful Items Tucked Into Democrats’ $3.5 Trillion Tax-and-Spend Monstrosity

—- 10 Absurdly Wasteful Items Tucked Into Democrats’ $3.5 Trillion Tax-and-Spend Monstrosity David Ditch / @davidaditch / October 18, 2021 One of the many provisions of congressional Democrats’ $3.5 trillion tax-and-spend bill are tax loopholes for some politically favored groups. One of these, Section 138517, would give a tax credit toward “compensation for local news journalists.” Pictured: Copies of […]

Dan Mitchell says Biden’s high tax plan will fail because ”Looking for loopholes is a waste of time when rates are low, but it’s a very profitable use of time and energy when rates are high”

– Biden and Pelosi’s Tax Plan Will Penalize Success When I discuss class-warfare tax policy, I want people to understand deadweight loss, which is the term for the economic output that is lost when high tax rates discourage work, saving, investment, and entrepreneurship. And I especially want them to understand that the economic damage grows […]

MUSIC MONDAY Chris Martin wrote “But didn’t we have fun? Don’t say it was all a waste”

COLDPLAY Fun feat. Tove Lo “Fun” (feat. Tove Lo) [Coldplay:] I know it’s over before she says I know it falls at the water face I know it’s over, an ocean awaits For a storm The sun and snow Rivers and rain Crystal ball could foresee a change And I know it’s over, parting our […]

WASTE, FRAUD, AND FEDERALISM by Dan Mitchell

— Waste, Fraud, and Federalism Today we’re going to mix two things that seem disconnected. Our first topic is federalism, which is the sensible principle that deciding things at the local level, or even state level, is better than being ruled by faraway politicians and a big, centralized bureaucracy. You can still get awful policies from local politicians and state […]

OPEN LETTER TO BARACK OBAMA ON HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY “A PROMISED LAND” Part 145 “Others missed the cut because they wouldn’t boost demand sufficiently. Mindful of accusations that I planned to use the economic crisis as an excuse for an orgy of wasteful liberal boondoggles (and because I in fact wanted to prevent Congress from engaging in wasteful boondoggles, liberal or otherwise), we put in place a series of good-government safeguards: a competitive application process for state and local governments seeking funding; strict audit and reporting requirements;”

— Stimulus II: A Sequel America Can’t Afford Milton Friedman – Stimulus and Inflation —- Daniel J. Mitchell on Obama’s Economic Stimulus Plan Dan Mitchell discusses Ineffectiveness of Stimulus Spending April 15, 2021 Office of Barack and Michelle ObamaP.O. Box 91000Washington, DC 20066 Dear President Obama, I wrote you over 700 letters while you were […]