John is from Hartville, Ohio. He is pursuing a bachelor's degree in economics from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio and is scheduled to graduate in May 2012.

Posts by John Meszaros

Achieving Real Budget Reform

John Boehner recently stated, in the debt-ceiling talks, that “We’re going to continue and renew our efforts for a smaller, less costly and more accountable government,” which most Americans agree with in principle.  Continue Reading...

Budget Hero

This is a fun, little online game from the American Public Media group called “Budget Hero.” It is described by the organization as follows: Budget Hero seeks to provide a values- and fiscal-based lens for citizens to examine policy debates during this election year.  Continue Reading...

Relief Efforts Stall Out in Haiti

Acton’s Rev. Robert A. Sirico published an article in Religion and Liberty in the fall of 2010 on Haiti and how we could help it recover.  It has been several months since then, and eighteen months since a 7.0 Continue Reading...

Real Healthcare Reform

Many politicians have talked of repealing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”).  Mitt Romney has said nullifying the healthcare law would be one of his first actions if he was elected president.  Continue Reading...

Personal Morality and Government Oversight

Elise Amyx recently published an interesting post about the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, focusing on financial regulation.  Another interesting look at regulation concerns the “Ponzi scheme” that Bernard Madoff was apprehended for three years ago. Continue Reading...