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.
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.
There's a Huge Downside to Obama's Free Community College Proposal
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Obama on Energy: Taking Credit while Halting Progress
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.
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.
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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