Some of the most prudent arguments against Medicaid expansion are the detriments it will cause to state budgets. Last month I posted comments made by U.S. Rep Gary Palmer (R-AL) ... Keep Reading
Your Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren are Paying for Medicaid Expansion
At a presidential campaign stop in Indiana in 1968, Robert Kennedy was asked by a medical student who was going to pay for his healthcare proposal for poor people? Kennedy famously ... Keep Reading
A Small but Important Policy Victory for Rep. Walter Jones and the Taxpayers
Policy victories may be few and far between for Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) since he is far from loved by the GOP leadership in Washington. Still, the congressman helped secure an ... Keep Reading
Just How Steep is the Fiscal Cliff?
Amid all the talk of the approaching fiscal cliff in Washington, most of the focus coming from pundits is focused on who will (or should) receive the blame. But when discussing the ... Keep Reading
Obama Budget Proposal: $6.7 Trillion in New Debt, Higher Taxes, More Spending, No Entitlement Reforms
The Obama administration released its 2013 fiscal year budget proposal today, and the numbers are disheartening for anyone expecting the President to offer a serious proposal to ... Keep Reading
About Those “Tough Choices” Being Made in D.C.
George Mason economist Donald Boudreax applies a little "kitchen table" budget perspective to the negotiations over the federal budget. Suppose that in a mere three years your ... Keep Reading
Hello My Name is Barack Obama, and I’m a Spendaholic
The Heritage Foundation's Brian Riedl has this lengthy summary of President Obama's budget in the Wall Street Journal. An excerpt: When he released his new budget proposal on ... Keep Reading
Obama’s “Mind-boggling” Budget Proposal
President Obama yesterday unveiled his record-setting budget proposal. According to news accounts: The budget paints a remarkably dire picture of a federal government that will ... Keep Reading