About Veronique De Rugy

Veronique de Rugy is a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. To find out more about Veronique de Rugy and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate webpage at www.creators.com.

Veronique De Rugy: Biden Shoots for the Stars With Astronomical Spending Proposals

Some emergencies require an increase in government spending, but that comes with an understanding that the higher levels of spending are unusual and will not be sustained. Unfortunately, this understanding seems to be lost on the Biden administration. Exhibit A is his proposed $6 trillion budget for Fiscal Year 2022 and the accompanying huge budget deficits on the books for the next decade.

By |2022-01-27T15:44:47-05:00June 3, 2021|Opinion|

Veronique De Rugy: Biden’s Environmentally Friendly Infrastructure Plan Won’t Help Infrastructure or the Environment

The Biden administration has made the fight against climate change [...]

By |2022-01-27T15:56:34-05:00May 6, 2021|Opinion|

Veronique De Rugy: The FDA’s Slippery Slope Toward Mandating Raw Broccoli for Breakfast

Take the latest news that the FDA is thinking about requiring tobacco companies to lower the nicotine in all cigarettes sold in the United States. Its goal is to fight nicotine addiction. The paternalists at the FDA are also considering whether this proposal should be paired with a ban on menthol products.

By |2022-01-27T15:59:09-05:00April 30, 2021|Opinion|

Veronique De Rugy: Romney’s Family Security Act Redistributes Wealth, Creates Distortions, Grows Government

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, recently introduced a universal child allowance [...]

By |2022-01-27T16:33:06-05:00February 11, 2021|Opinion|
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