Daily Archives: May 6, 2011
Over at the Corner on National Review Online, author Michael Walsh–sometimes known by his pseudonym David Kahane–remarks on the death of Osama bin Laden. It seems that there has been a growing sense on the right–or in any case, in the pages of National Review–that Islam is incompatible with Western-style democracy. Andy McCarthy, for one,Continue Reading
Research has clearly demonstrated that private insurance provides better access to health care than its public counterparts. Research articles, both new and old, however, indicate that the current structure of public insurance coverage such as Medicaid crowds out private health insurance. Crowding happens in one of several ways: 1. Individuals or families choose to enrollContinue Reading
In his TGIF column, Sheldon Richman points out that even in the late-19th century, the supposed era of rugged individualism and minimal government intrusion, crony capitalism was flourishing, with many businesses gorging themselves on tax dollars and government favors. Whenever governments have power that can be corrupted, that’s sure to happen.
Today’s Wall Street Journal has an excellent piece by Stephen Moore on the crusade by a number of plutocrats to raise taxes on all wealthy Americans. Those people may be good at making (or inheriting) money, but are clueless with regard to the harm that will be done if the state gets to continue toContinue Reading
David Bass’ latest Carolina Journal Online report focuses on the top news during this week at the N.C. Legislative Building.
We’ve shared with you in this forum Jonah Goldberg‘s thoughts about the upcoming fight over the federal debt limit. Today Human Events reporter John Gizzi addresses the issue: So what will happen if it appears Congress will say no to raising the debt limit in May? Will U.S. credit worldwide be endangered, thus having aContinue Reading
WBT afternoon radio host Tara Servatius has a new column posted at Human Events that strays from the conventional wisdom in assessing the impact of the death of Osama bin Laden: No one on Earth has done more to help al-Qaeda in the last six weeks than Barack Obama. Don’t let the bin Laden assassinationContinue Reading