Has the Americans With Disabilities Act Actually Been a Failure?
The Americans with Disabilities Act seems to have been a big success at increasing the disabled's access to workplaces, buildings and transportation. So why has the number of Americans receiving disability income grown so dramatically since the ADA passed?
Hillary Clinton Channels China's Efforts to Control Investors
Hillary Clinton and the Chinese government both want to force investors to hold stocks longer. The Chinese are using coercion and the secret police; Hillary only wants to use the tax system—at least for now.
Truth-Checking Obama's Remarks to the White House Conference on Aging
President Obama spoke at the White House Conference on Aging, but what's really getting old is having to "truth-check" all of his claims.
A Perfect Example of How Not to Run a Country
This a tale of a country so immersed in fiscal responsibility and anti-growth economic policies that it has threatened the global financial system—and I am not talking only about Greece.
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.
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