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March 21, 2023

If the Government Cut Medicare Fraud, It Wouldn't Have to Cut Medicare

The federal government estimates that 7.5 percent of spending on traditional Medicare in 2022 was for “improper payments,” which includes both fraud and errors in billing. For Medicaid, it was 15.6 percent.

March 16, 2023

We Do Not Have to Choose Between Fossil Fuels and Renewables--We Need Both

Many politicians mistakenly think that they must prove their support for fossil fuels by demeaning and defeating renewable energy sources, when the truth is that Texas needs more of everything.

March 16, 2023

Texans Should Be Able to Gamble Here, as Long as We Avoid These Problems with Casinos

Texas can live up to both its culture and its aspirations and reap the rewards of both by allowing casino gambling in a prudent way that neither allows political corruption nor violates community standards.

March 14, 2023

Michelle Obama Would Be Democrats' Best Chance to Win in 2024

It probably won’t happen. But having Michelle Obama on the ticket, even if only as vice president, would give Democrats their best chance of winning in 2024.

March 8, 2023

Are Democrats Behind the Pro-Trump Bot Explosion?

Given their newfound embrace of dark money, could Democrats be using those funds to promote Trump for 2024 the way they used that money to promote pro-Trump candidates in 2022? 

March 1, 2023

How the Western Hemisphere Became the Leftist Hemisphere

The left’s widespread grip on the Western Hemisphere means slower economic growth and less individual freedom at a time when the world needs more of both. In years past, the United States could have served as a model for reform. 

February 21, 2023

How to Tell When a Presidential Candidate Is Really Running for Vice President

A large percentage of potential GOP presidential candidates probably recognize that a VP slot, or perhaps a Cabinet appointment, is likely their best outcome.

February 14, 2023

If Cutting Social Security Is a Scandal, Then Biden Did it First

If some Republicans have suggested a type of means-test for Social Security, be assured that Joe Biden beat them to it by 40 years.

February 7, 2023

A National Sales Tax Would Be Simple and Efficient--But the Current Plan Won't Work

The only way a national sales tax could actually work is if the percentage could be significantly lower. But doing that would require Congress to vastly reduce federal spending. Not much chance of that.

January 31, 2023

Estimating Illegal Immigration's Cost to Public Education

Immigrants can bring much-need workers, innovation and vitality to an economy. But while those benefits are limited when the immigration system is as dysfunctional and politically polarizing as ours, the costs are not.

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