GOP Presidential contenders Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) recently introduced health care policy reform proposals that are earning kudos from at least one free market health care[…]
The Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner (R-OH) is disparaging President Obama’s so-called “clean energy plan” as a national energy tax, and notes that the ludicrous levy will damage the U.S. economy, which is growing at a[…]
As the deluge of polluted, toxic wastewater unleashed last week by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) upon Colorado residents finally subsides, the agency is facing another legal storm, a criminal probe[…]
Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump yesterday took a surprising stance on public policy. He hasn’t offered any specifics for weeks it seems as to what he would do as President, except[…]
An opinion piece in today’s edition of The Wall Street Journal indicates that municipal budget politics may have something to do with the Catholic Church’s sudden acquiescence — at least in[…]
In the same way that EPA has extended its control over water—and even land—under clean water laws (See Part 1), it has exceeded Constitutional authority and the intent of Congress under the Clean Air Acts. Once again, it has caused an enormous waste of billions of taxpayer dollars on government itself—and costs approaching a trillion dollars for compliance in the private sector. All this with measures that have little benefit—and often negative consequences—to the environment or human health. Take carbon dioxide for example.
Congressional Republicans are not pleased, to say the least, with President Obama’s audacious Clean Power Plan, a draconian edict that demands power plants reduce emissions of carbon dioxide by 32 percent from 2005 levels in[…]
Quite remarkably, for the second time in a week, The New York Times has shown some economic sense. Let me repeat that, with some emphasis added: For the second time in a week, The New York Times has shown some economic sense.
Cato Institute Vice President of Defense and Foreign Policy Studies Christopher Preble presented on U.S. foreign policy on Thursday. He argued that the United States is in a good position[…]
Noted environmentalist, philanthropist, and con artist, Hillary Clinton, is seeking the allegiance of big donors in Hollywood. It’s not an easy sell, for producers, writers and directors would rather see[…]
One wonders what Michelle Obama – the dietary doyenne and First Lady of the U.S. – thinks about this intrusive policy of the newfangled nanny state, called the United Kingdom, and whether her husband, the President of the United States, Barack Obama, would ever consider making this kind of a policy integral to Obamacare.
Today, Cato University Director Tom Palmer concluded his lecture series on the origins of state and government. He showed how guilds, churches, and other associations served as an alternative to[…]
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and other conservatives this weekend were unsuccessful in their attempt to repeal Obamacare through a parliamentary procedure. Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) would not allow[…]
Today, I started my second day at Cato University by attending a morning lecture by Jeffrey Miron, director of undergraduate economic studies at Harvard, on the power of incentives. Miron[…]