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NH Received at Least $2.24 Million Per COVID19 Hospitalization – Where’d it All Go?

Last week we shared some data from Kaiser Health. In it, they reported how much states had received per COVID19 case (as of Mid-April). New Hampshire was pegged at 200,000 per incidence. But that struck me as the wrong way to look at it. The grave concern was hospitalizations, so what was the cost for …

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Should Taxpayers Pay for Private Sector Pensions?

Should taxpayers pay for private-sector pensions? Before we start I have to disclose I collect two private-sector pensions. Congress is preparing to vote on a spending package. The spending package provides a $6 billion taxpayer bailout to the United Mine Workers of America pension fund.

Sanctioning Government Plunder and Big Money in Politics

You probably didn’t know this but in an offline thread Skip and Jim Rubens traded debate ‘punches’ on Mr. Sununu’s veto of Biomass subsidies. We have opposed the plunder. Mr. Rubens considered the Biomass bailout to be worthwhile. In an email, via Jim Rubens.com, Jim gives a nod to that debate and perhaps others and then defends his …

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Three Million Dollar Taxpayer Funded FRM Bailout?

Today there will be a House Committee vote on SB180, a bill establishing a taxpayer funded bailout fund for investors who got swindled by the FRM Mortgage ponzi scheme. I’ll be honest.  I’m not interested in any particulars on this.  The amended cost for the legislation is $3,000,000.00 dollars (initially) to pay off investors who read some paperwork  …

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