Monday, August 9, 2010

Press Briefing

Aug 09, 2010

Tough new global financial rules are a must

Canada, Land of Smaller Government - Its corporate income tax rate is 18% and falling. America's is 35%

Libertarians: Medicare's chief actuary vs. President Obama on the ObamaCare facts

White House: The Employment Situation in July

Fairness and the Capital Tax Fetish - No serious economist thinks higher dividend and cap gains taxes are efficient ways to raise revenue. Why not limit deductions for high earners instead?

The Ongoing Administration-Wide Response to the Deepwater BP Oil Spill

Why I'm Not Hiring - When you add it all up, it costs $74,000 to put $44,000 in Sally's pocket and to give her $12,000 in benefits

Will Iraq Fall Victim to the Oil Curse? - The Baghdad government runs a top-down command economy and only pays lip service to private jobs and economic diversification

John Fund on Medicare's questionable financial condition

Honoring Elena Kagan

Government and the Uncertainty Trap - It's not a lack of liquidity that's holding back our economy. Investors and business leaders are waiting to learn more about future taxes and regulations.

Federal President's Weekly Address: Medicare Officially Safer After Health Reform

The World Drills On - There's no ban in Norway, Brazil, Australia, Canada . . .