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Paying for healthcare

...those without private insurance plans, we hugely broaden the payer pool. This is not about socialized medicine where Big Government starts to micro-manage who gets what care. It's about benefitting from a population of 150 million taxpayers...
Surveillance debate produces unusual alliances

...and Paul has softened some stances as he campaigns for president."Montana has a very populist streak, wary of big government," Daines said in explaining his stance. "It's not necessarily a Republican or Democrat issue ... it crosses...
My Turn: Economic freedom: A magic pill we shouldn't swallow dollars that it is hard to believe it's efficient. But is government the chicken or the egg?AFP believes big government is the chicken that's laying extremely poor quality eggs despite all the money it's spending. They think excessive...
Alaska Editorial: Production is the only number that matters

...what's left of "our oil" to the maximum level possible. It is a sad but unsurprising position from the believers in Big Government that they interpret the state Constitution's "maximum benefit" clause only in terms of tax revenue and PFDs instead...
Letter: Vote 'No' for economic growth

...sticking it to the producers and gaining their "fair share" by reverting to ACES: the essence of an unstable, big government tax policy. But what they would really be doing is hurting local shops by taking away work. Make no mistake: the...
Opinion: The artificial life cycle of economic growth

...hardest to destroy."Can you see the paradox here? Self-sustaining bureaucracies are not a malignant outgrowth of big government. Rather, our capitalist economy feeds the entire apparatus that capitalists themselves have come to despise. Economic...
My Turn: Trading salmon for kilowatts is bad energy policy for alaskans

...multi-year environmental studies" with "more than 385 private sector industry experts" boosts our economy through a big government subsidy, but the hundreds of millions of dollars slated for studying the Susitna will not mitigate against an outcome...
Mike Kirk and the Vampire

...he would roll his eyes as if the whole semi-circle of board members were lunatics, possessed or in cahoots with big government.Then he would shrug his shoulders as if to say they were all we had at the moment.I introduced myself that night...
Softball girls thrown a curve

...this column is going or what to think about ASAA, budgets and sports.I am buying into the conspiracy theory:That big Government is taking away our SE budgets to impact the loss of large school sports classifications as a precursor to moving the...
Pros, cons of new coastal management program debated

...consultation as the feds make decisions on projects," Seaton said.The alternative to a new program, he said, is big government, in the sense that federal authorities would exercise total control over permitting rights for projects."The North...


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