By Carl Schramm | 12/10/13 03:04 PM
Government control of health care has long been the central goal of the progressive project. The idea can be traced back to the efforts of the American Association of Labor Legislation. Around 1915, the AALL established the progressive narrative that Europe had enlightened social welfare...
By Editorial Writer | 12/01/13 10:20 AM
The practical reality is that when employers are responsible for providing a living wage, sooner or later, it becomes the government’s duty to guarantee it.
By Anthony Sadar | 11/29/13 12:26 PM
“I'm from the government and I'm here to help” are the "nine most terrifying words in the English language," according to President Reagan. The words are also the perennial joke among those who have to deal with government “helpers.” These days the saying is truly laughable. Not only...
By Op-Ed Contributor | 11/27/13 04:11 PM
While most Millennials prepare for a day of turkey, football, and, of course, awkward personal questions from relatives, President Obama has figured out a way to add a new complication to our Thanksgiving dinners. The president's Organizing for Action has launched a “Health Care for the...
By Star Parker | 11/22/13 05:49 PM
I have lined up my Christmas presents this year for President Obama and Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius. I will send them both a copy of the last book written by one of greatest economists of the last century, and winner of the Nobel Prize in economics in 1974, F.A....
By Timothy P. Carney | 11/20/13 12:39 PM
As a quick way to demonstrate the jaw-dropping growth of the federal government, conservatives and libertarians like me often point to the growing wealth in the D.C. area. Like a vortex, the federal government sucks in wealth from the rest of the country.
By Ashe Schow | 11/18/13 04:37 PM
Fifty-six percent of American adults say it's not the federal government's responsibility to ensure everyone in U.S. has health insurance, according to a new poll from Gallup.
By Michael Barone | 11/12/13 05:58 PM
Looking over last week's referendum votes in the states, I believe I see a common thread in most -- not quite all, but most -- of the results. It's similar to what I describe in a Washington Examiner column last June, in which I saw libertarian trends on marijuana, gay rights and gun rights.
11/10/13 12:12 PM
In the tug-of-war between public health and personal freedom, the Food and Drug Administration's decision to ban trans fats barely rates a ripple.
By Mark Tapscott | 11/05/13 08:56 AM
Who is better to "run" the economy, the big-name experts with the deepest credentials, or the eccentric unknowns who often labor in obscurity?
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