Simplify the Tax Code, Reduce the Budget, and Balance It
In Washington, what passes for bold is revenue-neutral tax reform. In other words, half of the country will pay more in taxes and half of the country will pay less. The reward is supposed to be a simpler tax code ...
The Unintended Consequences of Interventionism
On Saturday, our State Department fled the chaos of the Libyan civil war. One wonders if President Obama ever reconsiders his unilateral presidential war with Libya?
President Obama went to war in Libya without congressional authority. The Constitution is quite ...
This week, three young boys were buried in Israel. The victims of kidnapping, they had been murdered by terrorists from Hamas.
The boys, Eyal Yifrach, 19; Gilad Shaar, 16; and Naftali Frenkel, a 16-year-old dual U.S.–Israeli citizen, were like any ...
Milton Friedman and Restraint
Lovers of Big Government and apologists for debt like Paul Krugman have tried to paint Milton Friedman as a contradiction. They say that Friedman’s insight that more Fed intervention might have mitigated the Great Depression is inconsistent with his ...
President Obama announced he will send 450 ground troops to “train” Iraqi forces, but haven’t we already spent $25 billion in taxpayer money on a new Iraqi military?
After over a decade of war in Iraq, we do know this: The ...
EDITOR’S NOTE: The following remarks were delivered before the Urban League on Friday, July 25.
I would like to thank the Urban League, and specifically Marc Morial and Donna Jones Baker, for your hospitality and warm reception.
All Clyde Kennard ...
Last year, I warned that giving aid to the Syrian rebels could come back to haunt the United States and Israel, and that we shouldn’t do it.
Recently, the Washington Free Beacon reported:
One of the militant Syrian rebel ...