NCPA Commentaries by Pete du Pont
Governor Pete du Pont is a Board Member of the National Center for Policy Analysis. He writes a regular column for OpinionJournal.com, the online news service of The Wall Street Journal.
Pete du Pont has served as Governor of Delaware, U.S. Congressman (R-DE), and former candidate for President of the United States (1988). Gov. du Pont formerly hosted a nationally-syndicated radio commentary and appeared on several editions of the PBS Firing Line debates with William F. Buckley, Jr.
Aug 31, 2005
We would pay taxes when we buy things instead of when we earn income, and get a refund from the government to offset the purchases of essentials like food and clothing.
Jun 22, 2005
Mr. Schwarzenegger replaced incumbent Gray Davis in a recall election in 2003, and then proceeded to offer real change and a broad opportunity vision to California residents.
May 25, 2005
The American consumer takes his lumps--and pays too much for them.
May 23, 2005
Those who decide what is conventional wisdom inside-the-Beltway are pushing the idea President Bush is losing support for his plan to reform Social Security with personal retirement accounts and it is time for him to cut his losses.
Apr 27, 2005
How Democrats stopped winning and learned to love the filibuster.
Mar 21, 2005
Will the EU choose collectivism over individualism? Will we?
Feb 16, 2005
Why do Dems oppose Social Security reform? Because they're committed to government control.
Jan 26, 2005
Social Security reform pits progressive Bush against reactionary Dems.
Dec 27, 2004
America and democrats of the world can be proud of 2004.
Nov 29, 2004
If the Democratic Party allows itself to be defined by Ted Kennedy, Michael Moore and the editorial page of the New York Times, while Republicans, their president and their strengthened congressional majorities encourage the pursuit of happiness in an opportunity and ownership society, then Mr. and Mrs. America will make sure conservatives are in power for a great many years to come.