In order to raise the necessary revenue for the government with minimal damage to the economy, we should lower marginal rates, broaden the base, and simplify the tax code. With a simple, clear system, we not only can raise revenue but also increase productivity and work.
Attorney General William Barr gave a speech on encryption at the International Conference on Cyber Security at Fordham University on July 23 that went over the usual law enforcement arguments for exceptional access.
I just spent a month in residence at Peking University in Beijing, meeting with dozens of government officials, entrepreneurs, scholars, think tankers and students. Here’s what I’ve concluded: The United States is losing the ideological battle with China.
Social Security is a scheme that transfers wealth from young working people to older people. It is also a mechanism to replace private savings, individual investment, and familial support with government support.
America may be closely divided – but in many states, the majority party has all the power, leaving the other side without a voice. The minority often resorts to the courts as its only avenue to try to shape policy.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali wrote an article in The Wall Street Journal on July 12, 2019 called “Can Ilhan Omar Overcome Her Prejudice.” It was an article written by a black Muslim woman refugee from Somalia who fled to the Netherlands to enter politics as a converted Christian, about another black Muslim woman refugee from Somalia who fled to the United States to enter politics as a Muslim.
Johnson cultivated a reputation as a charming upper-class womaniser, cheat and liar - and some Britons love him for it.
There won't be many who tuned into Have I Got News For You, BBC's flagship news satire show, on the evening of April 24, 1998, that could possibly have predicted one bumbling upper-class panellist would one day be the new prime minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
As alarm over climate change rises, the idea of a “Green New Deal” is growing in popularity, including among candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination. But most of the candidates have been notably skittish about discussing a price on carbon, the climate policy widely advocated by economists as the best way to encourage the investment, innovation, and infrastructure needed for a transition to clean energy.