Should We Fret the Debt?
Greece is just one of a number of countries whose federal debt to GDP is very high. And if Washington were honest about the full extent of U.S. federal debt, the U.S. would likely be at the top of the list.
Let the Strategic Petroleum Reserve Fund Our Highways
Congress is looking for ways to fund the Highway Fund once again, but members could do it without raising taxes—by sunsetting the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
Have Toll Roads Become 'Troll Roads'?
At one time toll roads were thought to be a free market solution to traffic congestion; that assumption is being reconsidered by some.
A Dallas Morning News Columnist Gets It Wrong on Overseas Profits
The repatriation issue opens the door for a serious discussion about the pressing need for tax reform in a global economy.
More Tax Money for Obama's Green Dreams
President Obama is poised to waste another $100 million pursuing his, not consumers', vision of a corn cob in every gas tank.
The Private Sector Can Reform Social Security's Disability Program
Social Security's disability program is in bad financial shape. A private sector reform, modeled after an program that's been around for nearly 35 years, would provide the disabled and survivors with better benefits while helping remove some of the strain from Social Security.
There's 'No Sugarcoating' Health Insurance Exchange Failures
There's no sugarcoating how badly many of the state Obamacare exchanges have failed, and the problems are only just beginning.
If the Trade Deal Fails Blame President Obama and His Legacy of Mistrust
President Obama's Trans Pacific Partnership agreement and Trade Promotion Authority legislation are in trouble, but it's less because of the merits of TPP and TPA and more because he can't be trusted to live by his promises.
Hillary Clinton Makes More in One Speech Than Most CEOs in a Year
History has seen a long list of political demagogues who talk about the evils of capitalism and helping the poor while living in the lap of luxury—and picking taxpayers’ pockets to stuff their own.
Big-Spending Republicans Haven't Learned Their Lesson Yet
Some big-spending Republicans want to break the agreed-to spending limits and their campaign promises to be fiscally prudent by increasing government spending. If they do, voters could boot them out of office, just like they did in 2006.
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