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Nanny State has plenty of detractors

My July 6 and July 20 columns on the growth of the Nanny State generated more response than can be published. But it was very encouraging to see so many readers understand the threat the growth of government poses to the rights of parents — and the well-being of children.

ANOTHER anti-tax study?

The last time we checked in with the anti-Education Initiative crowd, they were touting studies that predicted Las Vegas would look pretty much as it did in Resident Evil: Apocalypse if voters OK’d the measure.

EDITORIAL: TSA as the IRS

The TSA, only slightly more popular than the IRS, is about to become the IRS.

EDITORIAL: Conserving cash

Government isn’t structured to run efficiently. It’s a rare moment when the private sector doesn’t outperform the bureaucrats who would purport to be our betters, even in areas dominated by government hype. Like being eco-friendly.

EDITORIAL: Put foot on gas in energy search

In a move that could boost economies along the East Coast, the Obama administration approved the use of underwater sound blasts to pinpoint the locations of oil and gas deposits beneath Atlantic Ocean waters. Environmentalists are less than pleased with the decision, but President Barack Obama deserves praise for it.

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