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Budget and Deficit

February 20, 2018

Trump's Food Stamp Replacement Proposal Has Merit

President Trump has proposed replacing part of the food stamp program with a box of nutritious food. The idea is well worth considering, especially as a state demonstration project. 

February 16, 2018

Dallas Is Right to Wait to Regulate Bike Share

The city must resist the call for an enormous new investment of taxpayer dollars to facilitate these private entrepreneurial ventures.

February 14, 2018

Public Pensions Are Bad for Employees but Such Fun for Bureaucrats

The politicization, cronyism and bureaucracy of public pension management is a recipe for disaster.

February 13, 2018

Republicans Still Haven't Learned Their Lesson from 2006

Republicans claimed they learned their lesson about big-government spending when voters put Democrats in control of the House and Senate in 2007; but it looks like they haven't learned a thing. 

January 30, 2018

Tax Competition Explodes and the Left Hates It

Tax competition is good for economies, just like other forms of competition; and the new tax reform law has made U.S. corporate tax rates competitive again.

January 11, 2018

Trump Thinks Congress Should Consider the Return of Earmarks

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

Merrill Matthews at the Institute for Policy Innovation tells KTRH it's not so farfetched; that it might 'grease the skids' for deals to get done.

January 3, 2018

How Trump's Second Year Can Top His First

President Trump made a lot of progress in 2017—a lot more than many expected. Now the question is whether his second year can top his first. 

December 13, 2017

21 Percent Is Just Fine

So the corporate tax rate in the conference committee bill is 21 percent, not 20 percent. That’s okay, we’ll get over it!

December 5, 2017

Kids Get Health Coverage While Taxpayers Get the Shaft

The “crowd-out effect” of CHIP would be an important lesson to remember as Congress tackles welfare reform next year.

November 29, 2017

Don't Listen to the Nattering Nabobs of Economic Negativism

The economy used to frequently meet or exceed 4 percent GDP, before big tax, spend and regulate policies became the norm. Tax reform might take us back to the future.


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