Arthur Laffer testifies before the House Joint Economic Committee.

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Arthur Laffer testifies before the House Joint Economic Committee.

At Forbes.com, Tim Worstall says Bernie Sanders overlooks the ineffectiveness of how tax dollars are spent.

Policy and Government

At Business Insider, Tony Sagami says these 4 charts demonstrate that the US economy is falling apart.

From Forbes.com, Ed Rensi gives the ugly truth about a $15 minimum wage.

The Brookings Institute unveils its “fiscal ship” computer game.

*Editor Note: I have played the game and can report that it highly underestimates the growth potential of major tax rate reduction. The World of Warcraft has nothing to be concerned about.

Monetary

At CBS News, Kate Gibson wonders if the Fed is setting the stage for a June rate hike.

Regulatory

The WSJ writes the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has “a record of abuse rivaling that of Washington’s most entrenched bureaucracies.”

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