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April 14, 2015

How the Food Stamp Program Is Like the U.S. Export-Import Bank

The U.S. Export-Import Bank is one of the best examples of cronyism: we fund other countries to buy our products. Well, that's similar to what we do with the farm bill and the food stamp program.

April 7, 2015

The Prescription Drug Act Works Well, and the President Can't Stand It


In Washington, nothing fails like success and nothing succeeds like failure. Just look at how some elected officials defend the worst health care law and criticize the best. 

March 31, 2015

There's a Huge Downside to Obama's Free Community College Proposal


by Andrew Parker

President Obama's proposal to make community college tuition free (i.e., taxpayer funded) could have a huge, negative financial impact on four-year colleges and universities.

March 24, 2015

When I Die, Let It Be in Canada--or Mexico, or Better Yet, Israel


The US has the fourth highest estate tax in the world, and Obama would like to expand it. You might try to avoid it by retiring in another country, or by backing a presidential who will eliminate—this time for good.

March 17, 2015

How About a Bold Plan for Reforming Social Security's Disability Program


If we are going to reform the Social Security disability insurance program, let's be bold and privatize it.

March 10, 2015

Obama Does to Student Loans What He Did to Health Care


President Obama is actively trying to get college students hooked on thousands of dollars in taxpayer-funded loans, only to forgive much of that debt later. That's how you create government dependency, not fiscally responsible citizens.

March 3, 2015

As Obama Trolls for More Money to Spend, Republicans Need to Keep the Sequester Caps


As President Obama trolls for ever more spending, it is more important than ever for Republicans to keep the sequester spending caps if they want to control government spending.

February 24, 2015

Obama on Energy: Taking Credit while Halting Progress


by Andrew Parker

Watch out for the president’s embellishments whenever he brags about American energy. Let his policies speak for themselves and let’s give credit or blame, where it’s due.

February 17, 2015

Fact-checking Obama's Claim That Middle Class Wages Have Stagnated


Middle class wages have been rising, though not by much more than the rate of inflation—and that's a good thing.

February 10, 2015

Calling Sen. Coburn: Wish He Could Still Expose Obama's Latest NIH Funding Ploy


President Obama wants to throw more money at the National Institutes of Health, as part of the liberal vision that government is better and cheaper at research. But taxpayers shouldn't give more money to an agency that wastes billions of dollars on questionable, and even ludicrous, research.  

 

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