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Yes It Can (And It Does, in Montana)

There is an interesting op-ed in the NY Times today by Montana’s governor Brian Schweitzer, talking about Montana’s unique position as one of the only governments in America with a large surplus, six years in a row. Says any government can do it, if it…

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Fuzzy Math

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish–Dr. Seuss 1965 The Montana Legislature, we now learn, was using strange counting methods and fuzzy math, from day one. The chief forecaster for how much money the state should expect to have in its coffers on a quarterly…

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This must drive the mouth-breathers crazy

Good piece today in the paper by Schweitzer about how Montana is the only state in America with a balanced budget.  This stuff must drive the mouth-breathers crazy. It’s a nice thumb, to return the words of  Republican Candidate Jason Priest back to the vernacular…

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