Random Thoughts on the Passing Scene

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Instead of “spreading the wealth,” Obama has spread the poverty.

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The Road to Big Government

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Why “comprehensive reform” will lead to more government and less freedom.

A Lifeline for New Jersey

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How a Republican governor’s austere budget may rescue the economically ailing state and establish a formula for financial recovery.

The Future of Capitalism

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Ira Stoll surveys the economic scene.