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The Great Right North

Posted By Conn Carroll On May 19, 2009 @ 10:25 am In Economics | Comments Disabled

Instead of emulating California [1], maybe we should look north. The Cato Institute [2] notes:

Long derided by American conservatives as “socialist” and praised by the left for its generous government spending, Canada is casting off those stereotypes. Over the past few years, while U.S. politicians presided over huge increases in spending and debt, the Canadian government tightened its belt, slashed tax rates and balanced budgets. Consider these trends:

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[1] California: http://www.foundry.org/2009/05/19/morning-bell-californication/

[2] The Cato Institute: http://www.cato.org/pub_display.php?pub_id=10208

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