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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.  

February 3, 2015

Markets Don't Fail, Government Policies Do


Lot's of liberals, the media and even some economists like to talk about "market failure" as a justification for their expansive government policies. But markets don't fail.  What does fail are government policies that try to "fix" markets.

January 27, 2015

Trying to Understand the Declining Labor Force Participation Rate


It's tempting to blame President Obama and his economic policies for the unprecedented decline in the labor force participation rate.  And while those policies may have exacerbated the trend, the decline has been occurring for years.

January 20, 2015

The Needed Education Agenda: Schooling Obama in Tax Principles


President Obama is right, education needs to get better. Specifically, his education on basic economic principles needs to be vastly improved.

 

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