America is a Nation Headed For a Fall
When a nation is beset by problems too big or too difficult to solve, it tends to obsess over trivia.
Who of the Candidates Has Fairest Tax Plan of All?
With the first real votes being cast in the presidential race Monday, this is an opportune moment to do some last-minute comparison shopping on the candidates' tax reform plans.
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Relief of Poverty: Four Centuries of Futility
More than 400 years ago, the British adopted the Poor Law system, under which local communities were made responsible for the relief of poverty. For the next four centuries the Poor Laws were amended again and again, as the following argument went to and fro: Was the system providing necessary relief or was it in various ways interfering with the natural workings of the labor market by subsidizing idleness and encouraging indolence.
ACA and Insurers Create More Barriers for Consumers
When the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare, was enacted, Americans were promised a healthcare system in which insurance companies would be held accountable and patients would have access to affordable care.
Time to Break Our ‘Addiction’ to Fossil Fuels?
How many calories do you consume each day? If you answered something like 2,000 or 3,000, youre kidding yourself. You consume about 60 to 90 times that many.
The 0.7 Percent “Solution”
Americas abysmal 0.7% economic growth during the fourth quarter of 2015 meant the annual growth rate was an anemic 2.4% and average annual growth for the six-year Obama era a pathetic 2.2 percent.
George and Barbara Not Enough to Save Jeb’s Campaign
The results from Iowa were certainly interesting. On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are virtually tied, giving both campaigns some momentum going into New Hampshire.