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January 27, 2009 | CQPolitics

Money for Nothing — and Corruption for Free

“He comes to Washington and tells me a sad story,” Franklin D. Roosevelt once said of New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia...

January 23, 2009 | Forbes

A Radical Re-Imagining Of The Tax System

President Obama is eager to attack the economic crisis...

January 22, 2009 | Wall Street Journal (subscription required)

Government Spending Is No Free Lunch

Back in the 1980s, many commentators ridiculed as voodoo economics the extreme supply-side view that across-the-board cuts in income-tax rates might raise overall tax revenues...

January 5, 2009 | Fox News

Thomas Sowell on the Economic Stimulus Plan

As we begin the new year, one of the biggest problems that Americans face is, of course, the economy...

December 8, 2008 | Financial Crisis and Recession Blog

Options for Stimulating the Economy

In 2009, GDP in the U.S. is expected to be about $900 billion below its normal growth path...

November 25, 2008 | Wall Street Journal

Why Permanent Tax Cuts Are the Best Stimulus

The incoming Obama administration and congressional Democrats are now considering a second fiscal stimulus package, estimated at more than $500 billion, to follow the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008...

November 6, 2008 | Creators Syndicate

The left's coming economic overreach

"The economy is sound."...

November 5, 2008 | Creators Syndicate

Left preys on economy fears

The truest thing that Senator John McCain said during this election campaign is what got him into the most trouble: "The economy is sound."...

October 29, 2008 | Creators Syndicate

Obama's taxation will reduce nation's wealth

Chief Justice John Marshall said it all in one sentence: "The power to tax is the power to destroy."...

October 7, 2008 | Wall Street Journal

We're Not Headed for a Depression

In order to promote a much smoother functioning of the financial system, it is paramount to distinguish between the immediate steps needed to cope with the present crisis and the long-run reforms needed to reduce the likelihood of future crises...