Why Does Crime Pay?

America is burdened by an appalling amount of crime.  Although the crime rate is not soaring as it did during the 1960s and 1970s, we still have more crimes per capita than any other developed country.

Crime in Texas 1992

Texas is suffering from an epidemic of crime that began in the late 1960s and early 1970s.  Each year, about 2.8 million Texas — one out of every three households — are victims of serious crimes.

State Health Care Reform Under The Clinton Administration

As state governments take on the difficult task of health care reform, legislators must accept the fact that federal policy — particularly tax policy — has shaped and molded our health care system. Since the states cannot change federal policies, they cannot address the root causes of most of our problems.