Debt Must be Brought Under Control, by Patricia Sellers

April 25, 2011 
Filed under Economy, Issues, Voices of Liberty

Debt Must be Brought Under Control, by Patricia Sellers

Our national debt will soon reach a level not seen since the end of World War II. But there are vast differences in the circumstances surrounding these events. The debt of World War II was amassed to rid the world of a demon determined to eradicate freedom from the world. That debt quickly fell, thanks to our recently returned young men who were eager to reach for the American dream. Our economy surged. We led the world in manufacturing and exports. Today, we are lucky if our young people see the merit in graduating from high school.

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How Chile Was Saved

March 21, 2011 
Filed under Economy, Voices of Liberty

How Chile Was Saved

By Jose Pinera. I faced a very difficult choice at the end of 1974: to remain in Boston enjoying the academic life I loved so much, or to go back to help the Chicago Boys fight for a new country. I chose the latter. This team of economists who had learned so much from the American experiment did a “friendly takeover” of the Pinochet government in order to engineer a free-market revolution and to restore democratic rule. Our goal was nothing less than to transform a socialist country into a free one. And, we believe, we succeeded.

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Economic Freedom and Conservatism

February 3, 2011 
Filed under Conservatism, Economy

Economic Freedom and Conservatism

The Heritage Foundation’s annual analysis of global economic freedom has a wealth of information on how embracing the conservative principles of individual liberty and limited government (spending) promote prosperity for all.

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Six Months to Go Before the Largest Tax Hikes in History

July 6, 2010 
Filed under Economy

Six Months to Go Before the Largest Tax Hikes in History

July 1, 2010 Americans for Tax Reform Ryan Ellis ATR Policy Director In just six months, the largest tax hikes in the history of America will take effect.  They will hit families and small businesses in three great waves on January 1, 2011: First Wave: Expiration of 2001 and 2003 Tax Relief In 2001 and […]

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Lions Out of the Den: Obama’s Summit on Entrepreneurship

April 1, 2010 
Filed under Economy

Lions Out of the Den: Obama’s Summit on Entrepreneurship

Jane Gilvary The Bulletin Sunday, March 28, 2010 President Obama will be hosting a “Summit on Entrepreneurship” in our nation’s capital on April 26-27 in the Ronald Reagan building. The Summit is an idea Mr. Obama alluded to in his “A New Beginning” speech in Cairo, Egypt last June—part of the months-long Apology Tour that […]

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