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CREATION OF A “TAX REFORM TRUTH SQUAD”

The setback we experienced in repealing and replacing Obamacare was disappointing, but instructive. Important elements of our society at large were not convinced and we found the same with our conservative base – AND we didn’t have in place the support system (“Healthcare Reform Truth Squad”) that understood the issues and could help us. We must change this for tax reform with a “Tax Reform Truth Squad.” …

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CBO Has Become The Enemy Of Republican Health Care Reform

By LEWIS K. UHLER and PETER J. FERRARA

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) scored the House Republican health care bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare as reducing federal spending (virtually all of it entitlement spending) by well over a trillion dollars ($1.111 trillion), cutting federal taxes by nearly a trillion ($992 billion), and reducing the federal …

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Trump Tax Reform Plan Offers Promise of Long Overdue Booming Economic Recovery

By Lewis K. Uhler and Peter J. Ferrara

Milton Friedman, the greatest economist of the 20th century, was the first to notice this historical pattern of the U.S. economy – the deeper the recession the stronger the recovery. That is because the U.S. economy grows faster than normal for a while to catch up to …

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Contract Out The Congressional Budget Office

By Lewis K. Uhler and Peter J. Ferrara

As we approach Congressional consideration of major tax reform, we must be wary of an enemy of our own making: the number crunchers at the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) whose Budget Act and other calculation and estimate powers can make or break policy proposals (witness CBO’s recent “Obamacare …

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Just As With Reagan, Getting Tax Reform Right Today Is Key To Booming Economy

By Lewis K. Uhler and Peter J. Ferrara

President Trump inherited an economy as troubled as the one Reagan faced in 1981.  Reagan entered office after a long period of economic stagnation and meager growth, the economy struggling to recover from repeated recessions.

Milton Friedman was the first to observe that the deeper the recession, the …

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Closing The Deal With Conservatives On Obamacare

By Lewis K. Uhler and Peter J. Ferrara

The national media – predictably – focused on the bad news for the GOP in the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) “score” of the Obamacare replacement bill: a predicted increase of 24 million uninsured after a decade.

But CBO also provided some very good news for conservatives: the …

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ROADMAP FOR THE 21ST CENTURY: RIGHTSIZING GOVERNMENT

This paper — the tenth and final in the Roadmap series — describes efforts to define the optimal size of government, and policies that can get us there.

The Roadmap for the 21st Century Project is a collaboration of free-market experts nationwide reflecting their views on the major public policy choices facing the …

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ROADMAP FOR THE 21ST CENTURY: NATIONAL DEFENSE

This paper — the ninth in the Roadmap series — describes the importance of U.S. military readiness and three priorities for the new administration.

The Roadmap for the 21st Century Project is a collaboration of free-market experts nationwide reflecting their views on the major public policy choices facing the nation, particularly those affecting …

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Trump’s Job One: Cut Taxes To Restore Booming Economic Growth

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The so-called mainstream media thinks it has successfully hidden the truth about President Obama’s economic program — it was a dismal failure. The final record shows that …

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ROADMAP FOR THE 21ST CENTURY: SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE

This Roadmap paper describes how personal savings and invesment accounts could entirely eliminate the unfunded liabilities of Social Security – and eventually Medicare.

The Roadmap for the 21st Century Project is a collaboration of free-market experts nationwide reflecting their views on the major public policy choices facing the nation, particularly those affecting economic …

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