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Uncle Sam Doubles Down on His Spending Addiction Feb. 06, 2020

Veronique de Rugy

My fellow taxpayers, this is your quarterly warning that Uncle Sam is not a good steward of your mon... Read More

King of Debt Jul. 31, 2019

Daily Editorials

Donald J. Trump once called himself the "King of Debt." Unfortunately, he's living up to that title ... Read More

'It's the Spending, Stupid!' Jul. 02, 2019

Stephen Moore

The Congressional Budget Office has just released its mid-year update on the federal fiscal situatio... Read More

A Trillion-Dollar Blunder Oct. 02, 2018

Stephen Moore

I have spent some three decades railing against faulty budgetary scoring of tax bills, but the lates... Read More

Tax Reform 2.0? Let's Do Better Aug. 02, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

Republicans and President Trump are talking about tax reform 2.0. Unfortunately, it's futile without... Read More

The Debt Clock Keeps Spinning Jul. 05, 2018

Steve Chapman

In 1989, a New York businessman who was worried about chronic federal budget deficits erected the Na... Read More

Trump Will Sink the Economy, Too Jun. 12, 2018

Froma Harrop

That was quite a show Donald Trump put on in Canada. Insulting our closest friends and trading partn... Read More

Trump's Budget: $984 Billion Deficit Next Year May. 30, 2018

Terence Jeffrey

When you read the budget message President Donald Trump sent Congress earlier this year, you soon co... Read More

The Trillion-Dollar Myth Apr. 17, 2018

Stephen Moore

There is an old saying that you can't teach an old dog new tricks, and we've learned that again with... Read More

Republicans Have Reformed Taxes; Will They Fix 1970s Budget Rules Next? Dec. 22, 2017

Michael Barone

The Republicans have passed their tax bill, without a single Democratic vote, despite low to dismal ... Read More

GOP Budget: Deficit Spending 'a Sin;' We'll Do It 9 More Years Aug. 02, 2017

Terence Jeffrey

The House Budget Committee has approved a budget that declares deficit spending "a sin," makes a pow... Read More

Trump Budget Drains the Swamp Mar. 21, 2017

Stephen Moore

Everyone in Washington hates Donald Trump's new budget. So it must have something going for it. This... Read More

3 Actions for Combatting Government Favoritism Mar. 16, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

If the pre-budget rumors are true, President Donald Trump is making good on his promise to drain the... Read More

The Greatest Debt Producer That God Ever Created? Jan. 26, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

Libertarians and conservatives are skeptical of the government's ability to do anything well. But th... Read More

Trump's Infrastructure Illusions Nov. 17, 2016

Steve Chapman

"We've got shovel-ready projects all across the country. And governors and mayors are pleading to fu... Read More

The Trillion-Dollar Question Oct. 20, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

Have you noticed that for a few months, President Barack Obama has stopped bragging about how the fe... Read More

44 Percent Hike in Taxes Covers Obama-Era Debt Sep. 28, 2016

Terence Jeffrey

President Barack Obama has presided over a federal government that has already taxed more than $20 t... Read More

Stop Bleeding Red Ink, Make America Sustainable Again Jul. 21, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

The Congressional Budget Office recently released its long-term budget outlook. There isn't much new... Read More

Will Congress Control Debt or Will Debt Control Us? Jul. 20, 2016

Terence Jeffrey

The delegates to the Republican National Convention approved a platform this week that criticizes th... Read More

Reduce the Hurdles to Private Investment in Infrastructure Jun. 23, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

The Congressional Budget Office has a new report looking at the return of federal investment in tran... Read More