Peter Ferrara

Peter Ferrara formerly served in President Reagan’s White House Office of Policy Development and as Associate Deputy Attorney General of the United States under President George H.W. Bush. He is currently Senior Policy Advisor to National Tax Limitation Committee, and a Senior Fellow for Entitlement Reform and the Budget at the Heartland Institute, which recently published his book Power to the People: The New Road to Freedom and Prosperity for the Poor, Seniors and Those Most in Need of the World’s Best Health Care.

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Repeal of Obamacare Will Confirm Trump’s Greatnesss

 

Donald Trump can become one of the greatest Presidents in American history, if he can lead adoption of just a few desperately needed changes in federal policies and law that America urgently needs to get right. Trump has already pledged to adopt these changes, while Hillary has pledged to oppose them. This is the third […]

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How Trump Can Become One of Our Greatest Presidents (cont.)

 

Donald Trump can become one of the greatest Presidents in American history, if he can accomplish just a few simple things that America urgently needs to get right. Trump has already pledged to do precisely these things, while Hillary has pledged to do just the opposite. This is the second in a four-part series on […]

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How Donald Trump Can Become One of Our Greatest Presidents

 

Donald Trump can go down as one of the greatest Presidents in American history, if he can accomplish just a few simple things that America urgently needs. Trump has already pledged to do precisely these things, while Hillary has pledged to do just the opposite. One immediately apparent priority is the urgency of appointing high […]

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Ted Cruz’s Foreign Policy Triumph

 

At the CNN Las Vegas debate Tuesday night, an important distinction was reintroduced to Republican politics. During the debate, Texas Senator Ted Cruz presented a well-thought out, foreign and national defense policy based on the original, Reagan conservatism. One that focuses on advancing America’s security interests around the world, not on sacrificing American lives and […]

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How Ted Cruz Would Balance the Budget

 

At the CNBC debate on October 28, Ted Cruz . released his tax reform proposal, which I believe is the best of all the presidential candidates’ plans. At Tuesday night’s debate, Crux released a spending reduction plan showing how he will pay for the tax cut involved in the tax reform plan. For the individual […]

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The Cruz Plan: Reagan Reenters the Republican Field

 

The Republican Party woke up new and fresh, and ahead of the curve, yesterday morning, leaving the Democrats stale and old back in the 20th century (Keynesian 1930s), if not the 19th (1870s, when Marx was new and cutting edge). History books will note the turning point of the 2016 election as the evening of […]

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Bernie’s Brain-Dead Democrats

 

Watching Bernie Sanders in the sad excuse for the Democratic Party’s presidential debate last week, persistent questions pop up in inquiring minds. Such as where the heck has this guy’s brain been for the last 100 years? In the freezer? Sentient people can’t help but notice that the whole point of the 20th century was […]

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Obama Can’t Count to Four Percent

 

Jeb Bush kicked off his campaign in June on a positive, aspirational, pro-growth note, saying, “There is not a reason in the world why we cannot grow at a rate of 4 percent a year.” That thought has some substantial history behind it. Most immediately, it goes back to a board meeting of the George […]

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Economics Made Easy

 

Popular Economics: What the Rolling Stones, Downton Abbey, and LeBron James Can Teach You about Economics By John Tamny (Regnery Publishing, 256 pages, $27.99) If you want to understand economics, all you have to do is read John Tamny’s new book, Popular Economics. After just one reading of this clear, easy to read, and entertaining […]

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President Obama’s Nuclear Surrender

 

Remember President Obama’s Obamacare promise that if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan? That turned out to be you can keep your health care plan if Obama likes your health care plan, as millions of Americans lost their health care plans they liked perfectly well for the price, […]

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