Time to Rethink The Choice in Child Care Allowance

Whoever dreamed up the “choice in child care” allowance was a political genius. It was a brilliant political counterpunch to the Liberals’ plan to create a heavily subsidized childcare system across the country. Parents who rely on full time formal childcare (or would like to but can’t afford it) had more to gain from the…

Governance and Institutions 101 and the Anti-Tax Pledge

Republican U.S. Senator George Voinovich of Ohio made some news last month when he criticized many of his colleagues for signing a pledge stating that they will oppose any and all new tax increases if they are re-elected to office. Voinovich suggested that in light of America’s precarious fiscal situation, a “no tax hike pledge”…