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This essay is based on remarks delivered on June 19, 2013 at Heartland’s annual President’s Council Retreat. The Heartland Institute had a breakthrough year in 2012 and by every measure[...]
As Americans watch congressional hearings on the Internal Revenue Service, they should ask themselves what this enormously powerful, corrupt, politically motivated agency might do with its new job of administering[...]
The biggest fallacy regarding Social Security is that it would be easier politically to cut Social Security benefits rather than to fundamentally reform the way the program works, so as[...]
In recent weeks, Illinois legislators have considered several major pension reform proposals. Several pieces of legislation were considered by legislators that attempted to take some positive steps towards controlling costs[...]
This essay is based on remarks delivered at the “Yes, We Did Build It Rally” in Waukesha, Wisconsin on September 22, 2012. In July, President Barack Obama expressed a vision[...]