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Taylor Millard is a freelance journalist and contributing writer to The Spectator.
The 1970s called — they want their price ceilings back
By Taylor Millard
Another government bureaucracy won’t solve the problem
Chuck Schumer overlooks the real problem: government spending
In the culture war, figuring out how much government is too much government
The Biden administration knew it was printing and spending too much money
The Constitution says nothing about getting pet projects for states
The vast majority of taxpayer dollars spent never get a vote. Fortunately it can be fixed
Any alternative to the former president should be actually conservative
Jerome Powell is confident in the American economy and the ability to avoid a recession
Americans might be willing to pay more at the pump but they should know who’s to blame
Science & Tech
The same technology that Russia uses to keep its people in line has come to America
Two new reports show how Covid restrictions and technocrats are threatening liberties worldwide
The EARN IT Act is supposed to protect children, but it’s a bonanza for snoops and lawyers
Unless by ‘work’ you mean stagnating the economy while doing little to slow the spread
Politicians love them because they’re cheap and easy but they end up entrenching regimes rather than dislodging them
The research is in and lockdowns don’t work
The creeping authoritarianism of facial recognition
A New York senator declares war on the First Amendment
Both parties want to control what you say on the internet
Will DeSantis’s revenge on Disney work?
The government didn’t miss inflation, they ignored it
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