NCPA Media: NCPA in the News

  • Mar 02, 2005

    The Beauty of the Flat Tax

    On his trip to Slovakia last week, President Bush praised Prime Minister Dzurinda for the flat-tax system he instituted last year. Bush noted that the new tax regime simplified tax collection, attracted foreign capital, and created economic vitality and growth.


  • Feb 25, 2005

    CPA answers Rep. Cooper with other Social Security facts

    I recently read Rep. Jim Cooper's Nashville Eye concerning Social Security. He asked Nashville-area citizens to express their views about reforming the program.


  • Feb 20, 2005

    Act Now to Lift Burden Off Our Children

    Each day, 10,000 baby boomers turn 55. Most are enjoying their peak earning power right now and billions of dollars are pouring into the Social Security fund. However, those dollars are flowing into a "pay-as-you-go" system so they're flowing out just as fast as they come in. Nothing is saved.


  • Jan 31, 2005

    More Choices, Less Government Control

    Health Care: John Kerry's first significant speech since he lost to President Bush in November was about medical services. From all indications, he learned nothing from his defeat.


  • Jan 31, 2005

    Free trade tack for drug imports

    A new report by the Department of Health and Human Services is unlikely to satisfy either proponents or opponents of importing drugs from Canada and other countries. The report says drugs can be imported safely, at a cost. At the same time, buyers of them can expect only modest savings.


  • Jan 23, 2005

    Importing drugs a flawed solution to rising costs

    A deluge of recent news coveragehas very effectively shed light on the deep flaws in prescription drug importation as a solution to higher drug costs.


  • Jan 22, 2005

    Uninsured throng drugstore when it offered drugs at cost, historic shop went high-volume

    Six months ago, one of Texas' oldest drugstores operated much as it had for 146 years, drawing a small but loyal base of customers with perks like free home delivery, credit accounts based on trust and an old-fashioned cosmetics counter.


  • Jan 19, 2005

    Lives at Risk: Single-Payer National Health Insurance Around the World

    If you're looking for intellectual ammunition to refute the perennial myths about the triumph of socialized medicine in the rest of the developed world, this book is essential. It is an updated, expanded, well-referenced version of Twenty Myths About National Health Insurance, published in 1991 by the National Center for Policy Analysis.