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Adopt the Marketplace Fairness Act

(15) Comments | Posted May 8, 2013 | 1:44 PM

The Marketplace Fairness Act, just approved by the U.S. Senate, is a rare phenomenon: a bill with strong bi-partisan support and an accurate title. The Act would indeed establish fairness in the marketplace by imposing on out-of-state internet and mail order sellers the same sales tax withholding requirements now imposed...

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On Medicare, Obama and Romney Are Both Wrong

(31) Comments | Posted October 17, 2012 | 9:49 PM

Medicare has provoked sharp disagreement in this presidential campaign. Unfortunately, on this critical issue, both candidates are wrong.


President Obama acknowledges that his health care reform plan calls for future Medicare spending over $700 billion less than it otherwise would be. President Obama reassures current and prospective Medicare...

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Strengthening Marriage by Abolishing Civil Marriage

(225) Comments | Posted August 26, 2012 | 10:54 AM

The last five months have been eventful in our ongoing national discussion about marriage. On May 8, North Carolina became the most recent state in which the electorate has voted against same-sex marriage. Days later, President Obama, prodded by Vice President Biden and Secretary of Education Duncan, expressed his personal...

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The Individual Mandate Won't Work

(40) Comments | Posted July 3, 2012 | 1:16 PM

The individual health care mandate won't work.

As almost every American today knows, the individual mandate is a central feature of the health care law recently upheld by the Supreme Court. The mandate requires most Americans to carry "minimum essential" health care coverage. President Obama and the...

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