The Role of Government In A Free Society

We expect our government to do many things for us. Some of these things, however, violate both the letter and the spirit of our Constitution, and also have a very high price tag which will prove devastating to future generations of Americans.  Renowned economist, controversial author and syndicated columnist Professor …(Read More)

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The Case for a Flat Tax

Mitchell is one of the nation’s leading experts on tax reform and supply-side tax policy, and he knows how to explain the politics and complexities of tax policy in easy-to-understand terms. As former Presidential candidate Steve Forbes said of Mitchell’s 1996 book, The Flat Tax: Freedom, Fairness, Jobs, and Growth, …(Read More)

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Justice New and Old

During the twentieth century a revolution took place in what we understand by the words “justice” and “injustice.”  Traditionally, as far back as we can go in history, these words always referred to actions, the way people treated other people. In the new idea, of “social justice,” the link between …(Read More)

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Liberalism and Catholicism in the Public Square

In the modern disputes over “life issues,” such as abortion and infanticide, cloning and embryo-destructive research, and physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia, as well as issues pertaining to sex, marriage, and family life, what principles and norms can be reasonably affirmed both by religious believers and unbelievers? Robert P. George examines …(Read More)

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