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How taxing is it?

  “Heredity and environment play a role, but what really makes you what you are is Tax Policy!” This whimsical wisdom was offered in a comic in the March 18th issue of Barron’s Financial Weekly newspaper. Tax policy has long … Continue reading

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Medicare Two: We’re All Being Tested

Our previous post demonstrated a number of Medicare’s most significant design flaws: fees for service rather than for success, open-ended health care subsidies and a system that fosters unconstrained spending. These flaws are at the heart of the system; the … Continue reading

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Homeland Insecurity

On and around September 11, politicians and the media did what one would expect; they honored those who died on 9/11/01 and congratulated those who have kept us out of harm’s way. Honoring the former is certainly appropriate as is … Continue reading

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