The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation

July 5, 2011

“The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation.” ~Woodrow Wilson

Happy belated Independence Day to all! Step by step, the United States is transforming itself. It’s a good time to remember our founding principles:

Individual liberty
Personal responsibility
Constitutionally limited government
The rule of law


Good links

Wall Street Journal: Food Stamp Use, by State

Bloomberg: U.S. State Cuts Hit Health Care and Education

Washington Post: A well-used but misleading Medicaid statistic

GAO: Medicaid and CHIP: Most Physicians Serve Covered Children but Have Difficulty Referring Them for Specialty Care

American Chronicle: The Importance of Timely Government Financial Reporting

Bond Buyer: Making the Case for Tax-Exemption

American Infrastructure: America’s Infrastructure Report Card

Australian Treasury: Infrastructure Report

Stateline: Tasting for dollars: States find new ways to tap alcohol for revenue

Bloomberg: Connecticut’s ‘Anti-Christie’ Governor Readies Worker Cuts

City Journal California: Yesterday’s Heroes?

Birmingham News: Jefferson County sewer receiver wants $60 million for corporation

SacBee: Government paychecks, pensions now a dead weight to Sacramento economy

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