Sense and Theory delve into fundamental questions about the size of government, efficiency and the supreme court. Everything from Meals on Wheels to the Dredd Scott decision makes it on today’s show, plus the fellas propose an amendment!
Intro/Outro music: Chris Farley’s Ghost by Ghost Features
02:15- big or small govt. ?
08:30- govt. departments & efficiency
19:08- meals on wheels
29:54- the role of govt.
39:30- activist judges & the supreme court
55:51- an amendment proposal
- 2003 European central bank study- https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.forbes.com/sites/danielmitchell/2014/11/10/research-shows-that-small-government-is-efficient-government/amp/
- 2016 study on big govt and economic growth- http://www.businessinsider.com/big-government-economic-growth-2016-12
- Cato institute on spending per student- https://danieljmitchell.wordpress.com/2009/10/15/a-picture-is-worth-a-thousand-words/
- Rick Perry has no idea what he wants- https://youtu.be/E5i7Zq7cSfY
- Boooo DHS- https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/feb/25/department-homeland-security-shutdown-good-idea
- Community Block Development Programs- http://reason.com/blog/2017/03/16/the-community-development-block-grant-pr
- Government Accountability Office- https://www.gao.gov/about/
- The commerce clause-https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commerce_Clause
- Dredd Scott- https://www.britannica.com/event/Dred-Scott-decision
- Plessy v Ferguson- https://www.britannica.com/event/Plessy-v-Ferguson
- Brown v Board of Education- https://www.britannica.com/event/Brown-v-Board-of-Education-of-Topeka
- Stare decisis- https://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/stare_decisis
- Marbury v Madison-https://www.britannica.com/event/Marbury-v-Madison