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A Witches' Brew of Alternatives to Social Security Privatization Michael Tanner
Category: Economics Published: September 2002
Opponents' proposals call for tax increases, benefit cuts, and/or government investing.
Another Government Scheme that Needs Fixing Michael Tanner
Category: National Affairs Published: January 2012
". . . Social Security is not a Ponzi scheme only because Charles Ponzi did not have a gun. [The system] never will go broke as long as the government can force people to pay more taxes and accept fewer benefits."
Corrupting Charity Michael Tanner
Category: National Affairs Published: September 2001
"As they become increasingly dependent on government money, charities could find their missions shifting, their religious character lost, and the very things that made them so successful destroyed."
Entitlements Gone Wild Michael Tanner
Category: The Federal Budget Published: May 2011
It may well be politically convenient to continue ducking entitlement reform, but doing so will condemn our children and grandchildren to a world of mounting debt and higher taxes.
Obamacare: Seven Bad Ideas for Health Care Reform Michael Tanner
Category: Medicine & Health Published: July 2009
"If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it's free."
Social Security Shortchanges African-Americans Michael Tanner
Category: National Affairs Published: July 2001
Because Social Security taxes squeeze out private savings and investments, the result is a growing wealth gap, with blacks falling further and further behind.
The 15 Trillion Dollar War on Poverty Is a Failure Michael Tanner
Category: National Affairs Published: September 2012
Shouldn't we judge the success of our efforts not by how much charity we provide to the poor, but by how few people need such charity? It should be clear that we need to focus less on making poverty more comfortable and more on creating prosperity.
The ObamaCare Dilemma Michael D. Tanner
Category: Medicine & Health Published: May 2015
" We should not lose sight of the fact that this was - and remains - a bad law. It leaves U.S. health care worse off and the American people less free. It might not be as bad as it might have been, but it is certainly bad enough."
The Slippery Slope to National Health Care Michael Tanner
Category: National Affairs Published: July 2006
A mandate forcing individuals to purchase health insurance not only would be impractical, unenforceable & prohibitively expensive, it would represent...another unconstitutional breach of the people's right to live free from onerous government regulation.
The Ultimate "We Told You So!" Michael Tanner
Category: Public Policy Published: March 2014
"With nearly four years of experience since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act passed and, with the most significant provisions finally kicking in, we can say that ObamaCare should be considered a colossal failure."