Daily Policy Digest
|Disability Overpayments: Low-Hanging Fruit
Congress and the administration lack the political will to reform the Social Security Disability program, which will go bankrupt in 2019. However, the GAO has found that overpayments and improper payments are costing the program billions of dollars a year. Putting a stop to these payments could save the program money without major reforms, writes NCPA Research Associate Laura Wiltshire.
|The Military's Top Priority: Global Warming?
The military's top priority should not be global warming, say NCPA Executive Director Allen West and Senior Fellow David Grantham in a cover article for Green Watch.
|A Must See Video on Military Readiness!
A moving demonstration as to why continuing high level deployment schedules without proper funding and training can have deadly consequences...
|Texas Grid and U.S. National Security
NCPA Senior Fellow David Grantham spoke at the 2016 Texas Grid Security Summit in Austin on the importance of Texas to U.S. national security...
|The Real Significance of Harriett Tubman's Image on the $20 Bill
If there is to be someone replacing Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, Harriett Tubman is about as fine a choice as one can make...
|The Texas Grid and U.S. National Security
Texas is the only state with a self-contained electric grid. An EMP attack that renders the grid inoperable will have devastating consequences for the country’s defense posture...
|Use the NDAA Against Iran
Congress could consider adding amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act based on existing, proposed legislation from both parties that hold Iran accountable for failing to abide by the nuclear deal...
|The Governing Philosophies that Divide America
The debate between two visions for America is coming to a head, and voters will soon have to make a hard choice, says NCPA Executive Director Allen West...
|Is the U.S. Military Falling Apart?
Planes are falling apart and those that maintain them have reached a point of exhaustion. We can be done?...
|Will Dodd-Frank Implode? Let's Hope So
Five years after the enactment of Dodd-Frank, one firm finally challenged the broad and vague scope of powers given to the Financial Stability Oversight Committee...