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Federal Aid Dependency

Federal Aid Dependency

Mississippi has been called the “moocher state” because it takes in more federal aid than it sends back to Washington, D.C. in taxes. The non-partisan Tax Foundation ranked Mississippi as the state most dependent on federal funds as a percentage of its revenues, with Louisiana second.

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Red Flags Book Review

BPF Book Review | Red Flags: Why Xi’s China Is in Jeopardy

It’s been 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and the demise of the Soviet Union.  Americans who witnessed those momentous events assumed communism had finally been consigned to the dustbin of history.  Not so fast, fast forward to 2019 and it’s déjà vu.  

America once again confronts communism, albeit a different...

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Facebook - Is Free on the Internet Really Free?

Facebook – Is Free on the Internet Really Free?

It took less than 15 years for Facebook to rocket from a Harvard dorm room to one of the most valuable companies on the planet.  Now in just one week it has lost more than $52 billion in market value.  This begs several questions.  Do friends and friends of friends want to be surveilled?  Is...

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A BPF Book Review: An Unlikely Trust

A BPF Book Review – An Unlikely Trust

An Unlikely Trust is a great read for history buffs and it also provides valuable context for our current economy that is wrestling with monopolistic behavior by tech titans such as Google, Facebook and Amazon.

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A BPF Book Review: Move Fast and Break Things

A BPF Book Review: Move Fast and Break Things

It’s no secret that the Internet has become the world’s dominant communications network over the past two decades. It’s stunning rise to economic powerhouse has far surpassed the success of its precursor networks. In the process, a handful of mega tech companies have overwhelmed the regulatory structure intended to foster innovation, growth and a market...

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Pay To Play

Pay To Play

Good government may be an oxymoron because there’s too much of it. A good place to start whittling is on monopolies and their political enablers.

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