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Budget and Deficit

July 10, 2018

Are Most NATO Members Defense-Deadbeats?


President Trump says several NATO countries aren't meeting their financial obligations; he has a point.

June 28, 2018

Universal Basic Income is a Wildly Unaffordable $3 Trillion a Year - If Implemented in All States


Under universal basic income, everyone from the poorest to the richest — that’s why it’s called “universal” — would receive a taxpayer-provided monthly income, perhaps $1,000 per month, or $12,000 per year.

April 5, 2018

A Do-Over on the Omnibus Spending Disaster?


Aggressive use of the Impoundment Control Act could restore some sanity to federal spending and create consensus toward revision of the filibuster rule.

March 26, 2018

Call It the 'Omni-Bust' Spending Bill


Members of Congress refer to their just-passed government-funding legislation as the “omnibus spending bill.” But “omni-bust” would better describe it, because it reveals all the ways Congress is busted.

February 20, 2018

Trump's Food Stamp Replacement Proposal Has Merit


President Trump has proposed replacing part of the food stamp program with a box of nutritious food. The idea is well worth considering, especially as a state demonstration project. 

February 16, 2018

Dallas Is Right to Wait to Regulate Bike Share


The city must resist the call for an enormous new investment of taxpayer dollars to facilitate these private entrepreneurial ventures.

February 14, 2018

Public Pensions Are Bad for Employees but Such Fun for Bureaucrats


The politicization, cronyism and bureaucracy of public pension management is a recipe for disaster.

February 13, 2018

Republicans Still Haven't Learned Their Lesson from 2006


Republicans claimed they learned their lesson about big-government spending when voters put Democrats in control of the House and Senate in 2007; but it looks like they haven't learned a thing. 

January 30, 2018

Tax Competition Explodes and the Left Hates It


Tax competition is good for economies, just like other forms of competition; and the new tax reform law has made U.S. corporate tax rates competitive again.

January 11, 2018

Trump Thinks Congress Should Consider the Return of Earmarks


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

Merrill Matthews at the Institute for Policy Innovation tells KTRH it's not so farfetched; that it might 'grease the skids' for deals to get done.

 

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