Daniel J. Mitchell
Daniel J. Mitchell
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Fiscal Cliff Deal: Terrible, But it Could Be Worse

This deal is not good for the economy. It doesn’t do anything to cap the burden of government spending. It doesn’t reform entitlement programs.

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Cuba and Palestine Are Happier Places Than the United States, According to this Study

According to the Happy Planet Index, Venezuela, Albania, and Cuba all rank higher than the U.S. Here's why.
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Prop 30 California: List of Most Important Ballot Initiatives of 2012

Led by Prop 30 in California and Prop 2 in Michigan, here are the most important ballot initiatives of 2012; including propositions in Arkansas, Missouri, Oregon, South Dakota, and Washington.
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What Paul Krugman Gets Wrong About Austerity, Estonia, and Government Spending

Estonia is showing how a government can reignite growth by reducing the burden of government.
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Say No to Bailouts and Moral Hazard

The Bush-Obama policies of bailouts and regulation have been bad for taxpayers, but they’ve also been bad for the economy.