Archive for June 18th, 2013

Footnoting The CBO

Sentences that should never have been written: Good news for immigration reformers: The Congressional Budget Office has scored the Senate immigration bill and concluded it will cut deficits by $200 billion in the first 10 years and $700 billion in the second 10 years. I am for immigration reform as I have previously stated and suspect that […]

Munis And Jefferson County Alabama

Remember Jefferson County, Alabama, the county that embarked on a sewer renovation program which ultimately led to the largest government bankruptcy in US history. It’s a long story which is summarized here, but the bottom line is it involved a fair degree of larceny on the part of lobbyists and government officials as well as […]