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April 2, 2020
By John Merrifield, Barry Poulson
Just as the government adjusted to a post-World War II economy, the government must design a phase two fiscal plan for a post-coronavirus pandemic economy.
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Government Spending
Taxes
July 11, 2019
By Barry Poulson, John Merrifield
It’s time for a balanced-budget amendment to the Constitution.
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Government Spending
April 9, 2019
By Barry Poulson
Senate Bill 181 is the latest attempt by special interests to impose stringent regulations on the oil and gas industry. An earlier attempt, Initiative 97, was rejected overwhelmingly by voters.
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Regulation
Energy
March 11, 2019
By John Merrifield, Barry Poulson
Switzerland set the precedent for this type of policy
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Economy
Government Spending
November 15, 2018
By Barry Poulson, John Merrifield
Gloomy forecasts are becoming ubiquitous, lending credence to the view that economics is the dismal science.
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Economy
November 1, 2018
By Barry Poulson
Colorado is a swing state, and Broomfield County, where I live, has an unusually diverse electorate, with roughly equal shares of Republicans, Democrats, and unaffiliated voters.
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Taxes
November 1, 2018
By Barry Poulson, John Merrifield
Almost all Americans agree that the process to pass a federal budget has become more difficult than scaling Mt. Everest.
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Taxes
Government Spending
September 19, 2018
By Barry Poulson, John Merrifield
In 2018, all federal appropriation bills (with bipartisan support) have passed out of their respective committees.
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Government Spending
Taxes
September 18, 2018
By Barry Poulson, John Merrifield
For generations, one of the great joys in life has been watching Roadrunner cartoons, during which the Roadrunner always manages to find a way to trick Wile E. Coyote into running off a massive cliff.
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Government Spending
August 23, 2018
By Barry Poulson, John Merrifield
How debt is shaping up to be our undoing.
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Government Spending
 

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