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July 1, 2015

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.

June 24, 2015

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.

June 16, 2015

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.

June 10, 2015

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.

June 3, 2015

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. 

May 26, 2015

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.

May 12, 2015

There's 'No Sugarcoating' Health Insurance Exchange Failures


There's no sugarcoating how badly many of the state Obamacare exchanges have failed, and the problems are only just beginning.

May 5, 2015

If the Trade Deal Fails Blame President Obama and His Legacy of Mistrust


President Obama's Trans Pacific Partnership agreement and Trade Promotion Authority legislation are in trouble, but it's less because of the merits of TPP and TPA and more because he can't be trusted to live by his promises.

April 28, 2015

Hillary Clinton Makes More in One Speech Than Most CEOs in a Year


History has seen a long list of political demagogues who talk about the evils of capitalism and helping the poor while living in the lap of luxury—and picking taxpayers’ pockets to stuff their own.

April 21, 2015

Big-Spending Republicans Haven't Learned Their Lesson Yet


Some big-spending Republicans want to break the agreed-to spending limits and their campaign promises to be fiscally prudent by increasing government spending. If they do, voters could boot them out of office, just like they did in 2006.

 

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