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Why Can't We Fix Social Security and Medicare? Jun. 13, 2018

Star Parker

Each year, the trustees of Social Security and Medicare issue their report delivering the news, inva... Read More

Should You Open a Custodial Account for Your Grandchild? May. 09, 2018

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: With this year's April 17 deadline for filing taxes in the rearview mirror, I have a q... Read More

Government Spending in Layman's Terms May. 02, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: My wife and I have two questions. Could you please tell us the difference between en... Read More

The President's Trump Card for Spending Restraint Apr. 10, 2018

Stephen Moore

Editor's Note: This week's column is co-written by James Carter. The White House is seriously consi... Read More

The Spending Bill Brings Us Closer to National Bankruptcy Mar. 29, 2018

Steve Chapman

Someday, elderly Americans will reminisce about the days when the federal budget was in surplus, and... Read More

Swamp Spending 101: The Omnibus Spending Bill Mar. 22, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

Republicans are once again proving why they actually deserve the label of the biggest swamp spenders... Read More

Could You Go a Year Without Spending? Mar. 14, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

A few years back, Eric and Donna Reed shopped for groceries and household products just once for an ... Read More

Uncle Sam Continues to Stick His Head in the Sand on Entitlements Mar. 08, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

Social Security and Medicare are the two biggest programs driving the growth of our debt. What's mor... Read More

A Peaceful, Easy and Just Prescription for Growth Mar. 01, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

Will the economy grow at 3 percent and sustain this rate over 10 years? That's the question on every... Read More

Should Infrastructure Spending Be State, Local or Federal? Feb. 22, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

With the Trump administration's proposal to add $200 billion of federal funding for transportation p... Read More

Trump, Republicans Go on a Spending Spree Feb. 18, 2018

Debra J. Saunders

WASHINGTON — White House budget director Mick Mulvaney would not allow cameras into the briefi... Read More

A Million Dollars a Minute Feb. 15, 2018

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

Imagine you open the faucet of your kitchen sink expecting water and instead out comes cash. Now ima... Read More

Making the Federal Government Lean Again Feb. 08, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

We are not in a full-scale war. We are not in a recession or fighting a high unemployment rate. But ... Read More

Let's Limit Spending Feb. 07, 2018

Walter E. Williams

Some people have called for a balanced budget amendment to our Constitution as a means of reining in... Read More

How Federal Policies Mortgage the Future Feb. 04, 2018

Steve Chapman

Twenty or 50 years from now, the uproar over the House Intelligence Committee memo will be no more t... Read More

Get Ready for a Congressional Budget Blowout Jan. 23, 2018

Stephen Moore

No one is paying much attention, but Congress is preparing a two-year budget that would blow past bi... Read More

Should Congress Cut Up Uncle Sam's Credit Card? Jan. 11, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

Imagine that each month, you spend $2,000 more than you earn and charge the difference to your credi... Read More

Trillion-Dollar Deficit Deja Vu Jan. 04, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

After failing to pass any significant legislation during most of President Donald Trump's first year... Read More

A Bipartisan Tradition of Enabling Spendaholics Nov. 30, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

Our national debt is $20.5 trillion and heading to $30 trillion by 2030. You'd think that this would... Read More

Debt and Taxes and Perdition Nov. 23, 2017

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

Should the government borrow against the future? Should it guarantee higher taxes for your children ... Read More