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Shikha Dalmia argues persuasively that United States border bouncers (as she so aptly calls them) already have too much power; they do not need additional powers, such as those of spying on private people [2].

John Tamny draws an important lesson from “the awful Republican budget. [3]

Richard Rahn makes the case for privatizing as many government agencies as possible [4].

Todd Zywicki, a colleague from over in GMU’s Scalia School of Law, writes in today’s Wall Street Journal on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) [5].

James Pethokoukis is understandably underwhelmed by Scott Galloway’s historically uninformed, economically unlearned, and politically unaware case for breaking up today’s large tech firms [6].

Randy Holcombe writes about gun control [7]. ¬†And relatedly, here’s Alan Reynolds on the data on mass shootings in the U.S [8].

My Mercatus Center colleagues Veronique de Rugy and Justin Leventhal put U.S. government spending in perspective [9].

For those of you in upstate New York, my GMU Econ colleague Alex Tabarrok will speak on Wednesday at the University of Rochester [10].