I don’t like coerced redistribution. When the government uses the threat of force to take from Person A to give to Person B, it simultaneously reduces Person A’s incentives to produce while also luring Person B into dependency.
Daniel J. Mitchell is a top expert on tax reform and supply-side tax policy and is Chairman of the Center for Freedom and Prosperity. Mitchell is a strong advocate of a flat tax and international tax competition.
November 21, 2014, 11:02 AM EST
November 17, 2014, 3:07 PM EST
Notwithstanding the landslide rejection of Obama and his policies in the mid-term election, I don’t think this will produce big changes in policy over the next two years.
November 14, 2014, 10:33 AM EST
I’ve been fretting for a long time that poorly designed entitlement programs are going to turn America into a decrepit welfare state.
November 6, 2014, 1:55 PM EST
I’ve always objected when leftists engage in moral preening about how they supposedly are more compassionate.
November 5, 2014, 12:45 PM EST
I’ve been banging the drum for years about Washington being a racket for the benefit of politicians, cronyists, bureaucrats, contractors, lobbyists, interest groups and other insiders.
November 4, 2014, 9:51 AM EST
More than 100 years ago, George Santayana famously warned that, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”