The Courage of their Limited Government Convictions
With the next round of sequester spending restraints scheduled to hit in 2014, we’re about to find out which Republicans have the courage of their supposed limited government convictions.
Acting for Innovation
Some have argued that fixes to the system should be put off while the system absorbs the changes already made in the America Invents Act, but when problems are spotted they should be addressed. The Innovation Act does just that.
The EU Proposes Yet Another Tax on Capital Investment
The European Union is moving to implement a financial transactions tax that will likely cost the Union tax revenue.
Reform is Just a Word, in Taxes as in Health Care
Tax reformers need to keep a clear vision of what they’re trying to accomplish with tax reform, because if the purpose of the reform is to stimulate economic growth it must increase the after-tax rate of return to capital, otherwise reform could actually make things worse.
Liberal Nanny-Statism Always Creates Problems for Liberal Nanny-Staters
Liberal nanny-staters pass laws or impose regulations to make the world better; but those efforts often backfire and create real problems for other nanny-staters.
Is Tom Wheeler In for a Rude Awakening at the FCC?
Incoming Chairman Tom Wheeler should "nimbly" get the FCC going on the IP transition.
It Is Time To Act Like A European Welfare State
For years various politicians have warned that following the public policy decisions of European countries too closely would take us down a path to becoming a European welfare state. But following the lead of one European country now would likely help the U.S. move towards a healthy, freer, growing economy.
Since When Did Inflation Become Good Public Policy?
Big-spending politicians are increasingly adopting inflation as a solution to a stagnant economy. That’s a Ponzi scheme that won’t last. The better option is to embrace economic growth.
The Last Acceptable Discrimination? (Part 2)
Those who propose policies that are understood to discriminate against the Internet or technology in general take a huge risk and yet the proposals keep on coming.
Did the Sequester Hurt the Economy?
The sky didn’t fall, job creation picked up instead of slowing down, and in the process we’ve managed to begin the process of restraining federal spending.
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