The Ripon Forum

Volume 42, No. 1

Feb - March 2008

A Note From the Chairman Emeritus

By on November 17, 2015
A Note From the Chairman Emeritus

by BILL FRENZEL

“Fired up! Ready to go!”
For some Americans, those five words, a familiar refrain at Barack Obama rallies, have become synonymous with change this election season.

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Taxes and the Reagan Revolution

By on November 17, 2015
Taxes and the Reagan Revolution

The former Congressman, Cabinet Secretary, and candidate for Vice President discusses his role in making tax cuts the centerpiece of the Reagan economic platform in 1980, and the state if U.S. tax policy today.

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Fanning the Flames Of Change

By on November 17, 2015
Fanning the Flames Of Change

by MARK SANFORD

South Carolina’s Governor outlines his plan for changing the tax system in his state and explains why he believes real reform begins with giving people a choice.

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In the Hands of the People

By on November 17, 2015
In the Hands of the People

by PAUL RYAN

With Washington failing to act on reforming the tax code, a plan is put forth that will put the power for real change with the American taxpayer.

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Reforming the Tax Code

By on November 17, 2015
Reforming the Tax Code

by SCOTT HODGE

It’s easy to talk about scrapping the current tax system. But how do you go about doing it? One of America’s leading experts on the issue tells us how.

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Keys to Tax Reform: Beyond Simplification

By on November 17, 2015
Keys to Tax Reform: Beyond Simplification

by ERNEST S. CHRISTIAN and GARY A. ROBBINS

Reducing paperwork is an important goal of tax reform. But minimizing the government’s impact on the economy is key.

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Why Tax Cuts Still Matter

By on November 17, 2015
Why Tax Cuts Still Matter

by WILLIAM BEACH

With the economy slowing, now is not the time to be raising taxes. Yet with the Bush tax cuts set to expire, that is exactly what some are proposing.

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Incentive and Inventive

By on November 17, 2015
Incentive and Inventive

by JOHN ENGLER

It’s a comment many of us heard in our early years on the job, delivered by a demanding boss or exasperated coworker: “Work smarter, not harder!”

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A SACRED TRUST

By on November 17, 2015
A SACRED TRUST

by TOM PRICE, MD

I can attest from my years as a orthopedic surgeon that allowing government or an outside party to dictate medical decisions is not in the best interest of patients.

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The Handwriting is on the Wall

By on November 17, 2015
The Handwriting is on the Wall

by JON PORTER

Our health care system must utilize new technologies that will dramatically reduce costly and fatal errors and prove to be more convenient for both patients and physicians.

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