What Bernie Sanders Can Learn from a New York Times Reporter About French Tax Policy
Will one socialist learn from another socialist about marginal tax rates? Probably not.
The Minimum Wage and the Entitlement Mentality
Minimum wage increases, like welfare benefits, expand the entitlement mentality.
Budget Deal Perpetuates the Social Security Trust Fund Fiction
The budget deal perpetuates the Social Security trust fund fiction by borrowing from one trust fund that has loaned its assets for IOUs to save another trust fund which has spent its IOUs.
RIP: Budget Sequester, 2013-2015
The budget sequester had a short but meaningful life. It successfully helped to control federal spending, which is why Democrats and many Republicans had to snuff it out.
A Quick and Easy Way to Reduce Income Inequality
The best way to address the problem of income inequality is to ensure that lower-income workers can accumulate wealth, and the best way to do that is to replace Social Security with personal retirement accounts.
What Is a Democratic Socialist?
Bernie Sanders claims to be a "democratic socialist." Fortunately the group Democratic Socialists of America can tell us what that means.
Busting the Sequester Means Busting Any Claim to Being Limited-Government Republicans
President Obama says he will veto any budget that doesn't bust the sequester spending caps, and at least some Republicans are willing to do just that.
Hillary Clinton's Plan to Make Prescription Drugs More Expensive
Hillary Clinton introduces her prescription drug plan intended to lower prices and increase competition, but will have exactly the opposite effect.
Climate Scientists Predict Antarctic Ice Will Melt Even as It Grows
A climate model predicts that Antarctica will melt even as Antarctic sea ice reaches record levels.
The Republicans' Failed Attempt to Return to 'Regular Order'
The Republican leadership promised to return to regular order but failed miserably, making many wonder of the House speaker an Senate majority leader are up to the job.
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