Category Archives: Redistribution of Wealth

Letter to Pope Francis: World Needs Freedom to End Poverty

This is my open letter to Pope Francis that is being published the week of his visit to America.  I share it to shed light on the causes and cures of world poverty. Your Holiness, Pope Francis: Welcome to America! I share your deeply-held concern for the poor of the world.  My concern for global poverty and destitution [...]
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Free Community College – But, Is it Really Free?

The President has been touting his idea of two years of free community college tuition for students who attend school at least half-time, who maintain a 2.5 GPA (C+), and who make satisfactory progress in their program of study.  Community colleges for their part would be required to have courses that can be transferred to [...]
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State of the Union Rebuttal – A Conservative View

This week the news media is focusing on the President’s State of the Union Address.  In particular, people are discussing the proposed $320 Billion tax increase and the suggested benefits to so-called “middle income economics.”  Is it true that middle class economics will benefit from the proposed tax increases?  Will increased child care credits and forced retirement [...]
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The Redistribution Recession – Why Public Policy Made Layoffs Cheaper

Writing in The Wall Street Journal, University of Chicago economics professor Casey B. Mulligan talks about his book The Redistribution Recession. According to the article, public policy intended to help both the poor and the unemployed actually reduced the incentives of people to work and businesses to hire.  Also, these same policies, subsidies and regulations [...]
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