NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 11-10-2009

National Center for Policy Analysis

National Center for Policy Analysis

Daily Policy Digest

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Health Issues

EMPLOYER TAXES MAY SPOOK SENATE ON HEALTH CARE

An employer mandate will result in job loss and it will encourage employers not to hire employees, says John Goodman, President, CEO and the Kellye Wright Fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis...

WASHINGTON EXAMINER

Health Issues

WARDEN PELOSI

Under House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's health care reform bill, Americans who don't maintain acceptable health insurance coverage and who choose not to pay a fine/tax of up to 2.5 percent of income are subject to fines of up to $250,000 and imprisonment of up to five years...

INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY

Taxes

THE NIGHTMARE OF THE AMERICAN DREAM

The federal estate tax alone is responsible for the loss of between 170,000 and 250,000 potential jobs each year, according to observers...

HERITAGE FOUNDATION

Health Issues

CANADIANS DON'T HAVE BETTER ACCESS TO ROUTINE PREVENTATIVE HEALTH CARE

Rationing, including with the use of wait times, is one of the ways to control the otherwise infinite demand for services in a country with socialized health care, says Tom Patterson, chairman of the Goldwater Institute and a former state senator...

FRASER INSTITUTE

Energy Issues

VENEZUELA'S ENERGY SHORTAGE: LOSING POWER

The economy is in recession but sales of at least two items are booming in Venezuela: water-storage tanks and portable generators, say observers...

THE ECONOMIST

Taxes

TEN PRINCIPLES FOR TAX REFORM: PRINCIPLE SIX

Taxes should be simple and easy to comply with, says Robert Carling, a Senior Fellow at the Center for Independent Study...

POLICY

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