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November 24, 2015

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.

November 10, 2015

The Minimum Wage and the Entitlement Mentality

Minimum wage increases, like welfare benefits, expand the entitlement mentality.

November 3, 2015

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. 

October 27, 2015

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.

October 20, 2015

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.

October 13, 2015

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.

October 6, 2015

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.

September 29, 2015

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.

September 15, 2015

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.

September 8, 2015

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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