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  • Wall Street "Reform" Just More Crony Capitalism
    Posted in Commentary on May 20, 2010 | Preview rr

    Congress is missing its opportunity to restore accountability, transparency, and market discipline now lacking in our financial system. Instead it has chosen to rip apart the very fabric of our capital markets: the ability to invest and grow through capital formation. With the Senate poised to pass its consequential financial regulatory overhaul, the complicated policy details have been kept at a distance from the American people – demagoguery has again displaced debate; political pandering has ... Read more

  • Costs of this debacle will be high
    Posted in Commentary on March 23, 2010 | Preview rr
    Tags: Entitlements: Health Care / Social Security

    The legislative victory among Washington’s political class comes at a high cost for Wisconsinites forced to swallow this bitter pill. This massive health care overhaul – a remake of one-sixth of our economy – will exacerbate the problems in health care this reform effort sought to address and will dramatically alter our economic, fiscal, and American identity for the worse. Sky-rocketing health care costs are drowning Wisconsin families, businesses, and governments in red ink – leaving millions ... Read more