An Epic Fail from the New York Times

 This article originally appeared at the Weekly Standard. Click here to read the full story. By Ike Brannon New York governor Andrew Cuomo, not content with President Obama’s proposal to make junior colleges free, recently introduced his own plan for New York to essentially waive the first two years of student debt payments for college […]

Obama’s Latest Giveaway . . . But there’s no such thing as free tuition.

This article originally appeared in the Weekly Standard. Click here to read the full article. By Ike Brannon Last week the president feigned striking a blow for lower college costs with his proposal to make junior colleges free for all attendees meeting minimal academic standards. True to form, the president has taken on something not[…..]

Conservatives Should Buy Obama’s Tax Increase- If He Makes it Bigger

This article originally appeared at the Weekly Standard. Click here to read the full story. By Ike Brannon Republicans have been tripping over one another to slag President Obama’s tax proposal, made in his State of the Union address, to repeal the step-up in basis on inherited wealth and use the revenue it would generate[…..]

Federal Regs Making it Difficult for Members of Military to Borrow Money

This article originally appeared at the Weekly Standard. Click here to read the full story. By Ike Brannon Ever since the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, proponents of robust economic growth and sensible regulation have been trying to rein it in. The legislation that created the Bureau – which was a[…..]

Get Biosimilars to the Market Place

This article originally appeared at the Weekly Standard. Click here to read the full story. By Ike Brannon Even in the giddy afterglow of the new Congress, when all things seem possible, few Republicans seriously think that the Affordable Care Act will be repealed in 2015.  More realistically, various politicians have averred that a Republican[…..]

Congress Should Help Small Communities by Amending the Dodd-Frank Act

This article originally appeared in The American. Click here to read the full article. By Ike Brannon What will Republicans do with both houses of Congress in 2015? Republicans — and a few Democrats — have expressed interest in taking a new look at the Dodd-Frank Act, the landmark 2010 legislation that completely altered the[…..]