Posts Tagged ‘Independent Institute’

Emily Skarbek Is Interviewed on the Government Cost Calculator on Reason TV


Thursday May 12th, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 10:49pm PDT   •   1 Comment

Independent Institute Research Fellow Emily Skarbek is interviewed here by Nick Gillespie of Reason TV regarding the Institute’s very timely and far-reaching Government Cost Calculator. The Calculator enables any American to clearly understand three aspects of federal government spending. First, the Calculator helps you determine how much a person will pay for various federal…
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International PressTV Interviews Dr. Emily Skarbek on the U.S. Debt Crisis


Tuesday January 18th, 2011   •   Posted by Allison Gibbs at 3:33pm PST   •   1 Comment

Dr. Emily Skarbek, director of the Government Cost Calculator at the Independent Institute, was interviewed by International PressTV on Friday, January 14th. Listen to Emily as she explains the government’s three options on this gigantic debt crisis: pay the debt, maintain it, or repudiate it. The article and video can be viewed here.

Government by Commerce Clause


Thursday December 2nd, 2010   •   Posted by William J. Watkins Jr. at 2:27am PST   •   1 Comment

Are there any limits to the federal government’s power to regulate commerce? U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson has promised a decision on this issue before the end of this year. Judge Hudson is presiding over the Commonwealth of Virginia’s challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (better known as Obamacare), which forces…
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The Government Cost Calculator Is Recommended at OpenMarket.org


Thursday November 11th, 2010   •   Posted by David Theroux at 3:19pm PST   •   0 Comments

The Government Cost Calculator has been recommended by Lee Doren at OpenMarket.org in “How Much Does Government Spending Cost.” With never-ending increases in government spending, citizens are often curious how much government actually costs them. In response to this question, The Independent Institute has launched MyGovCost.org, that features the personal government cost calculator to…
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MyGovCost enables us to understand impact of federal spending


Saturday October 2nd, 2010   •   Posted by David Theroux at 1:58am PDT   •   1 Comment

In a new article in the Washington Examiner, “For a frugal Gal, I have got a lot of debt,” Tina Korbe discusses the merits of the Government Cost Calculator at MyGovCost.org: “Among my friends, I’m known for my frugality. I budget scrupulously, log every purchase I make in a ledger and often forego even…
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