Category Archives: Budget

Bringing (back) Magna Carta

John Ivison in the National Post laments how Parliament is ceasing to control executive branch spending as a departure from the principle of individual freedom from arbitrary government.
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Executive seduces legislature

The National Post just published my article on how legislators aren’t keeping the executive in line (or judges) and we aren’t making them do it. Politics isn’t a fun sport with orange, blue and red competing for supremacy. It’s about … Continue reading

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Greece on collision course with reality

What happens when voters reject reality? Let’s all watch Greece and find out… because we might be next.
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Economic magic fizzles

Now that the Bank of Canada has cut the interest rate by exactly 0.25% we must wait reverently for the magic to infuse the economy.
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Taking credit for spending our money

The noisy quarrels in Canadian politics would be aggravating even if they were about something. But usually they’re not.
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