Craig Eyermann

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Post Office Has Boom Year, Loses More Money Than Ever

For the U.S. government’s 2018 fiscal year, the U.S. Postal Service reports that it successfully boosted its annual revenue by $1 billion over the previous year to $70.7 billion, marking a boom year for its mail and package delivery...

The Air Force's $1,200 Air Coffee Cups Demonstrate Big Government at Its Best

The story of how the Air Force found a fifty-cent fix for its broken $1,200+ coffee cups is one for the “you’ve got to be kidding me” section in the volumes of examples for how the U.S. government manages to waste such massive amounts of money each...

Want Low Income Taxes? Don't Live in This State.

Taxes are the price that regular people pay for government spending. Whether that spending goes to things and services that people want, like road repairs, schools, fire and police protection, trash pickup, public parks, or to things that people...

$3 Million Government Study Finds Link Between Excessive Drinking and Aggressive Nightclub Behavior

Perhaps unaware of centuries of evidence that suggests some kind of connection between excessive alcohol consumption and aggressive behavior on the part of revelers, including its own, the U.S. government launched a series of studies to learn more...

How Fiscally Healthy Is Your State?

The Mercatus Center has released its fiscal rankings of each state in the nation. Find your state in the map above to see how highly (or lowly) it may have ranked: Here’s what the report’s authors, Eileen Norcross and Olivia Gonzalez,...