Another Latin failing

We are suffering from a national pandemic of ignoratio elenchi. That's a Latin term. In short, it means "ignorance of proof." In long, it's "a fallacy of logic of supposing …

Taxes and Economic Growth

Some activities of government clearly contribute to economic growth. Beyond some minimum level, however, government becomes a net drain on the economy. Empirical evidence shows that as the tax burden rises beyond a certain level, the rate of economic growth slows.

Boomers Should Be Encouraged To Keep Working

In two years the first of 77 million baby boomers will become eligible for early retirement benefits from Social Security, beginning a three decade long tidal wave that will ultimately lead to a doubling of retired workers and severely straining the nation’s economy.

Work and Retirement

Over the next three decades, the number of retirees will double. However, due to declining fertility rates, the number of workers contributing to the system will fall from three for each retiree receiving benefits to two for each retiree. This will place a severe strain on working Americans to pay promised benefits to the elderly.

British Climate Change Study Found To Be Flawed

A recent report of climate change sponsored by the British government that argued the price of inaction would be extraordinary and the cost of action modest is selective in its research and flawed in its conclusion, according to H. Sterling Burnett, a senior fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).