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  • Mar 21, 2005

    Requiem for a tax-reform heavyweight

    PRESIDENT BUSH'S bipartisan tax-reform commission had its first meeting. Much of the discussion focused on taxing consumption instead of income as a way of increasing saving and investment. It was all very polite and, you won't be surprised to hear, no one said anything shocking. And that, if you think about it, is a little amazing: It wasn't so long ago that consumption taxes were highly controversial. Anyone suggesting a reform that got away from taxing income or capital would have been ignored, if not shouted off the dais.


  • Mar 12, 2005

    One More for the Ownership Society

    As politicians slam around President Bush's controversial proposal to create private accounts in Social Security, conservative think-tankers are quietly contemplating similar plans for Medicare.


  • Mar 08, 2005

    KLAUS PRESENTS HIS BOOK ON CZECH POST-1989 DEVELOPMENTS IN USA

    Czech President Vaclav Klaus presented his book "On Road to Democracy: the Czech Republic from the Communist Regime to the Free Society," written in English and published by the U.S. conservative think tank National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), in Washington today.


  • Mar 07, 2005

    New health plan is more than that

    Steve Shirley wasn't instantly sold on the idea of a family health insurance policy that carried a $3,000 deductible. But when the vice president of marketing for Guaranty Bank regarded the health plan as something else - another way to build a nest egg - he changed his mind.


  • Mar 06, 2005

    Social Security sure to sag swiftly

    Ten thousand baby boomers turn 60 every day. In just two years, 77 million boomers will begin reaching early retirement age and will become eligible for Social Security benefits.



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