NCPA Media: NCPA in the News

  • Jun 07, 2004

    Reagan's Economic Triumph

    Ronald Reagan's economic achievements were among the most important of his presidency. When he took office in January 1981 the American economy was suffering from many ills, including slow growth, high inflation, rising unemployment, and unprecedented interest rates.


  • May 28, 2004

    POLITICS: Is the GOP Well Dry for 2008?; No heir to Bush is in sight for the next go-round.

    Every time oil prices rise for an extended period, the news media issue dire warnings that a crisis is upon us -- it's not!


  • May 25, 2004

    A Highly Productive Report

    Just to show what a nerd I am, one of the things I look forward to every year at this time is the annual report of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas . The latest is just out and once again was worth the wait.


  • May 23, 2004

    The drive for solutions ; Drilling would ease U.S. dependence

    Congressional Democrats are blaming the president for higher fuel prices, while at the same time demanding that President Bush stop stocking our nation's strategic petroleum reserve and release some of its oil to lower current gas prices.


  • May 16, 2004

    John C. Goodman: Judges have hurt public schools

    Of all the social experiments of the 20th century, perhaps none was more disastrous than the attempt by federal judges to run inner-city public schools.


  • May 08, 2004

    A Memo for Mother's Day

    As the nation prepares to celebrate Mother's Day, we should stop and ponder two striking facts about American families.


  • May 06, 2004

    Voting Your Fiscal Philosophy

    When people vote for candidates, they are not just voting for an individual; they are voting for a party. I don't just mean in terms of control of the White House or Congress, but in a philosophical sense.


  • May 03, 2004

    The Bush Tax Cut Kicks In

    announcement that real gross domestic product grew at a 4.2% rate in the first quarter is good news. But one cannot help but feel that we should be doing better. The real gross domestic product normally grows much more rapidly in the early stages of economic expansions following a recession. One possible culprit for the less than hoped for growth may be the phasing-in of key elements of the 2001 tax cut.