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Obamanomics and trap of economic nostalgia

December 23, 2014, 4:43 PM
December 23, 2014 2:58 pm | AEIdeas View related content: Pethokoukis U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about immigration reform during a visit to Del Sol High…

The Federal Spending Juggernaut

December 16, 2014, 2:04 PM
Latest Study The Illusion of Chaos: Why Ungoverned Spaces Aren’t Ungoverned, and Why That Matters Jennifer Keister Featured Book Bruce Yandle and Adam Smith In…

What happened to work in America?

December 16, 2014, 2:04 PM
December 12, 2014 12:11 pm | AEIdeas More options: Share, Mark as favorite View related content: Pethokoukis The share of American men 25 to 54 years old who…

Internet, Email Taxes Could Become Reality if Lawmakers Fail to Act | Commentary

December 10, 2014, 11:43 AM
If certain members of Congress and President Barack Obama have their way, 2014 may very well be remembered as the year we started taxing the Internet. The good…

Republicans Should Read Friedrich Hayek Again

November 20, 2014, 11:02 PM
As of Tuesday, the Republican Party seemed poised to make significant gains in the Senate and the House, and might well end up with control of both. If so, how…

Mike Lee’s Plan for a Congress That Works for Main Street

November 20, 2014, 11:01 PM
As Republican euphoria over the November 4 election begins to subside and more practical considerations emerge, a looming question is whether the various…

Mayor Targets 90-Year-Old Veteran For Feeding Homeless Sans Government

November 20, 2014, 11:01 PM
As if it weren’t sacrificial enough to have served our country in World War II, 90 year-old Arnold Abbott, or Chef Arnold, as he’s called, and his organization…

Great, Greater, Greatest - Three Finnish Depressions

November 20, 2014, 10:42 PM
Brad DeLong has suggested that we rename the Great Recession the GreatER Depression in Europe as the crisis in terms of real GDP lose now is bigger in Europe…

Republicans Should Respond To GruberGate By Cleaning House At CBO

November 20, 2014, 10:27 PM
What a week this has been for Jonathan Gruber, as a deluge of videos have illustrated his many varied public comments on the deceptions of Obamacare. Here’s an…

Tax Consequences of Net Neutrality

October 22, 2014, 9:56 AM
Would the Federal Communications Commission expose broadband Internet access services to tax rates of at least 16.6% of every dollar spent on international and…

Minimum Wage Backfire

October 22, 2014, 9:55 AM
If there’s a silver lining for McDonald’s in Tuesday’s dreadful earnings report, it is that perhaps union activists will begin to understand that the fast-food…

About Those NIH "Budget Cuts"

October 17, 2014, 11:13 AM
On Friday, Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, complained that budget cuts had interfered with his agency’s ability to develop…

The Great Society Meets the Taxpayer

October 17, 2014, 11:13 AM
Latest Study Do Doctors Practice Defensive Medicine? Revisited Myungho Paik, Bernard Black and David A. Hyman Featured Event October 7 Featuring Gene Healy,…

Tax increases and government ‘stimulus’ spending stall Chile’s economy | AEIdeas

October 17, 2014, 11:13 AM
On Monday, Chile’s central bank announced that economic growth in August had fallen short of projections once again. According to official figures, the economy…

Ban on Internet Access Taxes Should be Retained

October 17, 2014, 11:09 AM
Internet/Telecom · Taxes The Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act is common-sense Internet policy that is a long time coming. Internet access taxes are…

Shockingly, new Treasury tax inversion rules prove ineffective - Hot Air

October 17, 2014, 10:57 AM
Last month the Treasury Department released details of new policies which were intended to curb the actions of American corporations seeking to reduce their tax…

Meanwhile, the White House science office wants your ideas for “massless exploration and bootstrapping a Solar System civilization” | AEIdeas

October 17, 2014, 10:50 AM
Well, you certainly can’t accuse the Obama administration of being obsessed with the day-to-day crises on hotspots. Tom Kalil, deputy director for Technology…