NCPA Media: NCPA in the News
Feb 19, 2009
With U.S. President Barack Obama visiting Canada today just as the market is threatening to fall to new lows, it's worth looking at some of his ideas to reform Social Security and the American retirement system.
Feb 14, 2009
It's hard to find anyone who likes America's health care system, including John Goodman, president and founder of the National Center for Policy Analysis. But you'll never find Goodman saying that health care is better in places like Europe, where socialist governments provide "free" universal health care for everyone.
Feb 13, 2009
Mitt Romney arrived at the House Republicans' late-January retreat to a room that hardly needed a pep talk. Their vote against the Democrats' Economic Recovery Act had revved them up; all Romney needed to tell them was that they "stood strong," and that their fellow Republicans stood proud. Romney, who'd testified at the sole House Republican hearing on the stimulus, urged them to take one step further.
Feb 12, 2009
WASHINGTON - A year ago, restructuring Social Security to include personal investment accounts was President Bush's top domestic priority, touted in his State of the Union address and promoted in dozens of town hall appearances across the country.
Feb 05, 2009
Who can best help President Obama push through health care reform? The Post asked some Beltway observers for their thoughts, now that tax troubles have aborted the nomination of Thomas A. Daschle for secretary of health and human services and White House health czar. Below are contributions from Robert Shrum, Robert Moffit, Ruy Teixeira, Frank Micciche, William A. Galston, John Seigenthaler, Robert J. Blendon, John Goodman, Georges C. Benjamin and John Dingell.
Jan 26, 2009
THE most important domestic policy crisis this country faces was not discussed by either candidate in the 2008 presidential election. On the Democratic side, that is understandable. Democrats, after all, bear disproportionate responsibility for creating the problem. But the silence on the Republican side is puzzling, especially since any solution must involve individual empowerment, personal choice, and free-market incentives--core values of the GOP.
Dec 31, 2008
Dec 29, 2008
Surprisingly, these accounts, offered by many companies, even small ones, are often not used by consumers -- so if you didn't sign up for 2009, consider it next time around.