Fred Sauer has conducted detailed research and analysis on the economic impact of the proposed merger between St. Louis City and St. Louis County. This book presents the explosive truth – a merger would crush St. Louis County voters and burden them with the many failures of St. Louis City’s liberal government.
Opportunities for the Other 88% of the Work Force
This short essay explains why our economic enslavement to mandatory union membership is killing our ability to compete against other States who have Freedom to Work.
Fred traces the involvement of a prominent Missouri political family in a wind energy scheme. Detailed accounting detective work exposes the massive costs that so called “green energy” imposes on the poor and all electricity users. The money ends up lining the pockets of liberal elites.
Missouri is one of the very few states that allow unlimited campaign contributions directly to politicians. Fred surveys Missouri campaign contribution records to demonstrate how a very few big-money donors have outsized influence on Missouri politics and government. Secular special interest groups that reject constitutional frameworks of limited government and freedom based on the natural law use big money to impose their views on the majority.
Fred surveys the economic policies and economic histories of nations across the globe to identify which policies produce the circumstances for people to flourish. He then provides an economic and historical analysis of the liberal policies of the United States government—including taxation, spending, energy, labor, education, and healthcare, among others—and shows how they are leading us down the path of failed nations.