Tax Reform Debate Should Focus on Growing the Economy

This post will not be popular. Let’s get that out of the way at the beginning. The United States, like much of the developed world, is enjoying a populist moment, when the economic frustrations of those who feel left behind are bubbling up into our political system. And yet this is a post that isn’t…
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Poverty is a Problem, But Big-Government is Really Bad at Solving It

Democrats already know what happens when they attempt to run on Obamacare. They tried that in 2010 and the results were disastrous—one of the most significant electoral swings in American history. It’s a mistake they’re not apt to make again, especially since the law’s rollout has been rockier than even the most pessimistic conservative could…
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Obama’s Minimum Wage Proposal Would Hurt The People He Wants to Help

If you’re explaining, you’re losing. It’s one of the most frustratingly true political axioms in Washington. Current political decisions aren’t necessarily based on whether something is actually good policy, but rather whether it sounds like good policy in the thirty seconds you’re generally allotted for a soundbite. This fundamental truth is most dangerous in economic…
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