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ROARR’s Guiding Principles (Part V): …But Government Has a Role in Mitigating Negative Externalities and Market Failures That Unencumbered Capitalism Can Generate

In Part I of this series, I argued a fundamental reason our government is broken is the political selection process favoring ideological warriors over pragmatic problem solvers. I introduced my “Funnel of Futility” theory: as ideology becomes increasingly important in … Continue reading

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The Debt Ceiling and Our Urge to Destroy Ourselves

As a kid growing up on the Gulf Coast the annual hurricane watch was a terrifying treat.  We were supposed to want the big storms to miss us, but we were disappointed when they did.  The old-timers told us stories … Continue reading

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