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Tracy Miller


    Fri, May 02, 2014

    Minimum Wage Increase: Will it Reduce Poverty?


    Recently, some commentators have been promoting the idea of a government guaranteed income, where the government would pay a monthly cash payment to every American, regardless of need or merit. A ...

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    Wed, December 04, 2013

    Do We Want More Affordable Health Care?


    The problems with the healthcare.gov website offer a glimpse of the way the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is likely to fail at accomplishing its most important goals: providing affordable, high-quality ...

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    Mon, September 16, 2013

    How Immigration Reform Makes Sense


    The U.S. House and Senate are considering an immigration reform bill. Critics of the legislation say that it will not do enough to secure our borders and that it grants amnesty to illegal immigrants. ...

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    Thu, May 30, 2013

    Death Panels? Of Course


    Recently the debate about "death panels" has been heating up as Republican Congressional leaders express their opposition to implementing the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) by ...

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    Thu, December 20, 2012

    What Should Be Done About the Fiscal Cliff?



    Editor's note: A version of this article first appeared at Forbes.com.

    Everyone is talking about the "fiscal cliff"–the likely impact of the expiration of the Bush ...

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    Sun, September 02, 2012

    Does Ryan Want to Take Medicare Away from Seniors?


    Editor's note: A version of this article first appeared at Forbes.com.

    A year ago, opponents attacked Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), claiming that his plan
    to reform ...

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    Wed, June 27, 2012

    Public Sector Unions: Hope for Struggling States


    Recently, Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin won a historic recall election sought by unionized government workers and their allies who opposed his bargaining reforms. Because Walker's margin of victory ...

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    Fri, June 15, 2012

    Volckier Rule is a Step in Right Direction


    JPMorgan Chase, one of the nation's largest banks, announced that it lost over
    $2 billion in trading over the last few months. This has emboldened supporters
    of the Volker rule, which ...

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    Fri, May 25, 2012

    Homelessness: How Government Makes it Worse


    During a recent trip to Chicago, I couldn't help but notice the large number of homeless people in the downtown area, including one homeless man pushing a child in a stroller. Homelessness was ...

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    Tue, June 21, 2011

    Our Health is Overinsured


    One of the arguments for healthcare reform is that millions of Americans with employer-provided healthcare are underinsured. Proponents of this view are saying that people are underinsured if they ...

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    Fri, August 27, 2010

    Taxing Transportation


    Not long ago, Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell toured the state to highlight its crisis in transportation funding. He called on the General Assembly to resolve the crisis this year. In May, the State ...

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    Wed, August 12, 2009

    'Health Care Reform" America Can't Afford


    The healthcare reform bill pending in Congress is called "America's Affordable Health Choices Act." It is supposed to provide "affordable, quality health care for all Americans and ...

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    Tue, January 13, 2009

    Obama's Trillion Dollar Gamble


    President-elect Obama is considering an economic stimulus package that will include increases in government spending and tax cuts of approximately one trillion dollars. Many fear a prolonged ...

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