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Chris Edwards

Director of Tax Policy Studies and editor of Down​siz​ing​Gov​ern​ment​.org
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Cato’s Letters: 300 Years

For Americans, Cato’s Letters is a reminder that the fight for liberty did not begin in 1776, and also that it will never end because the thirst for power is unquenchable.

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Government Assets Fall Apart

Politicians like to brag about the new projects they are spending money on, but they pay little attention to old facilities that are falling apart.

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Purging Unions from the Public Sector

In both the public and private sectors, collective bargaining gives unions the exclusive right to speak for covered workers on workplace issues, many of whom may disagree with the union’s views.

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Balancing the Federal Budget

Proposed cuts at DownsizingGovernment would not only balance the budget and begin reducing the government’s massive debt, but they would also enhance our civil liberties by dispersing power from Washington.