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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 19, 2015

The Creeping Tentacles of Unrestrained Regulation

We need restraint in the face of ill-defined, or ill-fitting, regulations that were clearly drafted and enacted in another age, for technology found today only in museums.

November 18, 2015

Why Republican Presidential Candidates Should Abandon Their VAT Tax Proposals

To introduce a hidden tax as part of a tax plan is a sure path to failure of transparency, and a failure to serve the citizens.

November 11, 2015

The Most Important Tax Reformer Was Not On the Debate Stage

For tax reform, new Ways & Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady's priorities matter more than those of any presidential candidate.

November 10, 2015

The Minimum Wage and the Entitlement Mentality

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

November 4, 2015

Don't Bother with myRA

Today, the Treasury Department rolled out the new myRA retirement accounts with almost no fanfare. And it’s easy to see why: The myRA is a retirement savings policy embarrassment.

November 4, 2015

Explaining the High Cost of Prescription Drugs

Many brand name prescription drugs are expensive, and there are reasons for that. But most of the proposed political "fixes" would only make them more expensive or ensure they never reach the market. The better solution to controlling prices is to reduce onerous regulations an expand competition.

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 22, 2015

Playing Politics With Internet Taxes

Congress should move to protect taxpayers and Internet users once and for all by making the moratorium permanent.


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