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December 17, 2014

'The Most Unkindest Cut of All?' Yes, But a Different Victim


The IRS had its budget cut in the continuing resolution this year and immediately the press and many liberal groups called the reduction outrageous, but the cruelest cut was saved for the taxpayer.

December 16, 2014

Will Any Medicaid Patient Be Able to See a Doctor in January?


Democrats and the poor are quickly learning that access to health insurance (Medicaid) isn't the same as access to health care.

December 12, 2014

Travel is About to Get More Taxing


Creating a different set of tax laws, different from those already in place for hotels or services, is moving in the wrong direction.

December 11, 2014

CRomnibus in Context


For conservatives, there are a surprising number of policy victories in the "CRomnibus."

December 9, 2014

When the Only Person Left to See You Is a Nurse


New data confirm that it will be harder for patients to see their doctors in the future. As a result, physician assistants and nurse practitioners will increasingly fill in the gap between increasing patient demand to see a health care provider amidst a shrinking supply of doctors.

December 3, 2014

To Grow The Economy, Reject New Internet Taxes


It’s clear that voters want a different direction from Washington, and that different direction certainly doesn’t include higher taxes on the Internet.

December 2, 2014

Minimum Wage Increase Is Another Form of Income Redistribution


Welfare programs are not the only way President Obama seeks to redistribute income. Raising the minimum wage is also an income redistribution scheme, from employers to workers, without having to pass through the government.

December 1, 2014

Wind Production Tax Credit Imposes High Costs


U.S. taxpayers have been subsidizing wind energy for decades. The primary focus of that subsidy has been the Production Tax Credit, which ended in 2013. But powerful forces want to reinstate the PTC, even though wind energy imposes huge costs on ratepayers and taxpayers at a time when fossil-fuel generated electricity is getting cheaper and cleaner.

November 20, 2014

The U.S. Senate Voted to Oppose Freedom


Technology is a tool that can be used for good or evil, to empower the state or empower the people. We must choose continued individual liberty.

 

November 19, 2014

Stopping the Wind PTC Zombie Apocalypse


Congress should pass an extenders package and resolve to move on fundamental tax reform during the next Congress. But that package should not include the PTC.

 

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