NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 1-26-2010

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National Center for Policy Analysis

Daily Policy Digest

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

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Taxes

AN ECONOMIC TIME BOMB

Even if Congress does nothing, tax hikes will hit hard a year from now, says Pete du Pont, Chairman of the National Center for Policy Analysis and a former Governor of Delaware...

OPINION JOURNAL

Health Issues

MARRIAGE PENALTY IN HEALTH BILLS COULD COST MARRIED COUPLES THOUSANDS

The marriage penalty contained in either of the two health care reform bills could affect millions of Americans if employers push their employees into health exchange plans in lieu of providing more costly employer-based insurance themselves, says Devon Herrick, a Senior Fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis...

HEARTLAND INSTITUTE

International Issues

GIVERS AND MISERS

The United States is either the top donor or among the largest to most of the multilateral operations now focused on Haiti, says columnist Claudia Rosett...

FORBES/HERITAGE FOUNDATION

Economic Issues

PARAMETRIC ESTIMATIONS OF THE WORLD DISTRIBUTION OF INCOME

World poverty is disappearing faster than previously thought, according to economists Maxim Pinkovskiy and Xavier Sala-i-Martin...

VOX

Unions

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE UNIONS ARE SINKING CALIFORNIA

Public employee unions drive costs up and fight to block spending cuts, says Steven Greenhut, director of the Pacific Research Institute's journalism center...

WALL STREET JOURNAL

Social Issues

THE KIDS WILL BE ALRIGHT

The United States boasts a fertility rate 50 percent higher than that of Russia, Germany or Japan and well above that of China, Italy, Singapore, North Korea and virtually all of eastern Europe, says Joel Kotkin, an adjunct fellow at the Legatum Institute...

WALL STREET JOURNAL

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