So-called “Certificate Of Need” laws in the healthcare sector prevent new competitors from entering the market and reward the current dominant players. It is a corrupt cartel system that prevents innovation and competition, denies consumers choices in healthcare, and guarantees ever-rising prices.

“By almost every measure,” Obama recently boasted, “the American economy and the American workers are better off than when I took office.” But what's the reality?

With all of the increased production, why haven’t gasoline prices dropped even further? Perhaps a better question to ask is: Why aren’t American motorists paying more for gasoline than they are?

These two authors of the recent article on the economy in Foreign Affairs magazine suffer from a complete disconnect from the real world.

 

The math is inevitable when it comes to New York City's pension system: Promises won't be kept, and taxes will increase.

More and more Americans are working part-time, including many who desire a full-time jobs. But ignoring the difference between part-time and full-time employment, the administrations is boasting about businesses hiring at historic rates.

The new Levi's Stadium could turn out to be the biggest municipal financing catastrophe in history.

Representative David Jolly (R-Fla.) has proposed an “Alternative Maximum Tax” limiting any non-corporate taxpayer’s total tax payment — including federal, state, and local taxes — to 50 percent of adjusted gross income. But why not establish a 5 percent “Alternative Maximum Tax,” until such time as the income tax is abolished entirely?

When comparing Texas and California to decide where to locate a company or family, in just about every category the advantage goes to Texas.

One of the largest "tax inversion" deals was announced earlier this week, reflecting continued disgust with U.S. corporate tax rates, the highest in the world.