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.

My Articles

August 25, 2016, 9:34 AM EDT
It’s actually very simple to balance the budget without tax increases.
August 15, 2016, 2:52 PM EDT
It’s a problem all over the world.
August 8, 2016, 3:52 PM EDT
Trump’s plan to make childcare expenses deductible are the same as Hillary’s misguided plan to subsidize tuition.
August 3, 2016, 4:02 PM EDT
Leftists aren't too upset that higher education charges high prices, engages in lots of featherbedding, and manipulates the political system for handouts, for some reason.
July 14, 2016, 11:41 AM EDT
Imagine what things will look like in four years.
July 7, 2016, 12:02 PM EDT
European economic analysts are paying too little attention to Italy.
June 27, 2016, 4:54 PM EDT
So what’s needed to boost growth and create jobs?
June 22, 2016, 5:19 PM EDT
The UK has the opportunity to restore sovereignty and protect democracy. 
June 17, 2016, 4:58 PM EDT
Who will get fired after the Orlando terrorist massacre for failing to connect the dots?
June 10, 2016, 4:19 PM EDT
The President is actually arguing that he’s done a good job with the economy.
June 7, 2016, 10:47 AM EDT
The worst president in U.S. history pushed a confiscatory tax rate, promoted class warfare and seemed more interested in fomenting resentment through class warfare rather than collecting revenue for the federal government.
June 3, 2016, 3:21 PM EDT
At the risk of understatement, Obamacare is a mess.
June 2, 2016, 10:37 AM EDT
It’s nice to have proof that Margaret Thatcher was right when she famously warned that the problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money.
May 24, 2016, 2:49 PM EDT
Redistribution programs give people money, but only if they don’t work, creating government dependency.
May 19, 2016, 2:58 PM EDT
The Transportation Security Administration has become infamous over the years for things that it doesn’t allow on planes.
May 12, 2016, 10:45 AM EDT
Fans of the Gipper tell us the economy rebounded, inflation was tamed, incomes rose, unemployment fell, and the Evil Empire was defeated. What’s not to love?
May 5, 2016, 2:53 PM EDT
Imagine if you had the chance to play basketball against a superstar from the NBA like Stephen Curry.
May 4, 2016, 10:10 AM EDT
Let’s take a look at President Obama’s economic legacy.
April 28, 2016, 10:11 AM EDT
There’s a very powerful statement, variously attributed to Alexis de Toqueville, Benjamin Franklin, or Alexander Tytler, that basically warns that democracy is doomed when people figure out they can vote themselves money.
April 19, 2016, 3:21 PM EDT
Maybe future events will require a reassessment, but right now the biggest danger to the western world isn’t terrorism. Nor is it climate change or Zika.