What elements of American society boost our international competitiveness, and which ones weaken us? In the real world, what works in America and what doesn't?
In our contemporary political climate, Americans of differing philosophies can argue until we're blue in the face about our various points of view. It reaches the point where our disagreements often more closely resemble fanatical sports loyalties or flashing of gang signs than they do enlightened, substantive debate.
In such an environment, actual empirical studies and dispassionate surveys can provide much-needed…
"While the prospects for tax reform in Washington are dim, as many as 20 Republican governors are moving forward with their own pro-growth tax-relief initiatives. This is on top of the 14 states, including Florida, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin, whose 2014 tax cuts will take effect this year. ...Texas is the model for many Republican governors. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, from December…[more]
—Stephen Moore, Heritage Foundation Chief Economist, Writing in The Wall Street Journal
— Stephen Moore, Heritage Foundation Chief Economist, Writing in The Wall Street Journal