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September 1, 2015

A New Tax-Free Account for the Disabled, but Why Stop There?


ABLE-type accounts send the right message--that individuals can and should be responsible for their own needs.

August 25, 2015

Obama Should Give Americans the Same Deal He's Giving Iran


The president's Iranian agreement allows Iran to increase its crude oil exports to boost its economy, but so far he's refused to  give the U.S. economy the same option.

August 18, 2015

The Growing Support for an Article V Convention of the States


If you're fed up with the Washington stalemate, the best thing to do is get behind an Article V Convention of the States.

August 11, 2015

Hillary Wants to Do to Higher Education What Obama Did to Health Care


Hillary Clinton wants to throw $350 billion at higher education to buy votes, er, make college more affordable. But we have pumped billions of dollars in federal money to higher education and it has only gotten more expensive.

August 4, 2015

You Are Paying for a Tesla, Even if You Don't Own One


You may not own a Tesla, but your taxes are helping pay for one. Now it appears the company is going further, shifting from just benefiting from the government to using the power of government to make it harder for its competitors to compete.

July 28, 2015

Has the Americans With Disabilities Act Actually Been a Failure?


The Americans with Disabilities Act seems to have been a big success at increasing the disabled's access to workplaces, buildings and transportation. So why has the number of Americans receiving disability income grown so dramatically since the ADA passed? 

July 21, 2015

Hillary Clinton Channels China's Efforts to Control Investors


Hillary Clinton and the Chinese government both want to force investors to hold stocks longer.  The Chinese are using coercion and the secret police; Hillary only wants to use the tax system—at least for now. 

July 14, 2015

Truth-Checking Obama's Remarks to the White House Conference on Aging


President Obama spoke at the White House Conference on Aging, but what's really getting old is having to "truth-check" all of his claims.

July 7, 2015

A Perfect Example of How Not to Run a Country


This a tale of a country so immersed in fiscal responsibility and anti-growth economic policies that it has threatened the global financial system—and I am not talking only about Greece.

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.

 

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