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February 21, 2019

Why Higher Taxes from the Tax Cut?

Capping the federal tax deduction for state and local taxes was intended to focus attention on high state taxes. It’s working.

February 19, 2019

A Quick Look at the Long History of the National Emergency Power

Many presidents have invoked a national emergency for many different reasons, but it has usually been left to the president to decide when such action was necessary. 

February 12, 2019

Obamacare Was Supposed to Lower the Death Rate--It Didn't

Democrats told us people were dying because they lacked health insurance and so we needed to pass Obamacare. Congress did and the death rate went up.

February 11, 2019

On the Edge: America Faces the Entitlements Cliff

A new book, “On the Edge: America Faces the Entitlements Cliff,” shows how the U.S. can move away from the crumbling patchwork of unsustainable government programs and easily address funding for healthcare, welfare, and retirement in a way that is financially sustainable long-term.

February 7, 2019

Local Governments Want to Expand Broadband--and Their Tax Grab

The FCC is proposing to reaffirm its cable franchising rules, which are needed to limit local governments' efforts to increase their reach, regulations and fees (i.e., taxes).

February 6, 2019

The Great Tax Cut Story

In his State of the Union address, President Trump highlighted an economy that has grown much stronger on his watch, in large part thanks to his tax reform legislation.

February 5, 2019

Venezuelan Socialism Destroyed Its Energy Industry--and the Country

Socialism has destroyed Venezuela's energy industry, which cut off one of the country's primary revenue sources. For some reason, U.S. democratic socialists think that's a good model. 

January 31, 2019

Smart Tech Needs Sound Policy

Innovation continues to outpace government, especially the capacity of legislatures to design sound policy frameworks. The danger is that poor policy will hamper the rollout of smart technology.

January 29, 2019

Well, of Course the Number of Uninsured Is Rising

Yes, the uninsured rate is rising, not because of President Trump's policies, but because of the way Democrats designed Obamacare.

January 22, 2019

President Trump Gets No Credit for Helping Defund Vladimir Putin

We don't know whether there was any Trump-Putin collusion; but we do know that Trump's energy policies are reducing Russia's revenue and making it harder for Putin to engage in global mischief. 

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