How to Pay for Medicare

Executive Summary Medicare, the health care program for the elderly, now provides insurance coverage for over 50 million Americans, and accounts for 20 percent of the $3 trillion spent annually on health …

How to Pay for Medicare

NCPA: Rising numbers of retirees and excess cost growth have made it imperative that we chance how the Medicare is financed – or the cost burden will crush taxpayers, according to a new study by NCPA Senior Fellows Andrew J. Rettenmaier and Thomas R. Saving.

Chris Wiley

Contributing Fellow Chris Wiley is an NCPA contributing fellow.  He is an expert in U.S. national security issues, tactical military aviation, and the construction industry.  Prior to his work at …

Obama Gives Kitchen Sink Away to Vietnam

CNS News: In a commentary at CNS News, NCPA Executive Director Allen West explains how the results of this weeks’ visit to Vietnam is another example of the Obama Administration losing leverage in the world.

How To Raise Wages

Since the Great Recession, the unemployment rate has steadily fallen from a high of 10 percent in October 2009 to the current rate of 4.9 percent. However, job gains and a …

Colonel Allen West Talks About Black Lives Matter

Accuracy in Media: Black Lives Matter ignores other significant problems including the demise of the black family unit and the necessity of a strong economy to support business opportunities for black citizens, said NCPA Executive Director Allen West in an article from Accuracy in Media.

What Is Military Appreciation?

Townhall: We should honor our servicemembers with an earnest heart and let our actions, not words, be the testimony of such, says NCPA Executive Director Allen West in his commentary at Townhall.

What Is Important — and Not Important — about Inflation

From early times investors have rightly worried about the instability of the price level. Inflations large enough to wipe out real returns from stocks and bonds are all too common. Does that require that the rate of inflation be a vital consideration in investment decisions? Not necessarily. It is not so much inflation itself, but its instability or unpredictability that hardest hits investment performance. Egged on by statisticians, the Federal Reserve, pundits and the press, investors spend scarce time and resources arguing about the degree of inflation. Yet the facts suggest much of the fuss is unnecessary.

Texas Grid and U.S. National Security

Chairman Perry and members of the Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to submit written comments about the EMP threat to our nation’s electric grids. I am David Grantham, a senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis. We are a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research organization dedicated to developing and promoting private alternatives to government regulation and control, solving problems by relying on the strength of the competitive, entrepreneurial private sector.

Regulations Are A Really Big Drag On U.S. Growth

Townhall: The cumulative buildup of federal regulations over time leads to duplicative, obsolete, conflicting and even contradictory rules which stifle growth, says AEI Resident Scholar Mark Perry and NCPA Senior Fellow Thomas Hemphill in this commentary at Investor’s Business Daily.