Blog author: jcarter
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Poverty and Perverse Incentives
Ross Douthat, New York Times

[T]he problem of marginal tax rates does suggest at least a few lessons for policymakers focused on mobility and the working poor.

Americans Recognize Obamacare’s Religious Liberty Problem
Sarah Torre, The Foundry

Americans see the problem with the religious liberty violation at the leading edge of Obamacare implementation, according to a new poll released by Rasmussen Reports this week.

Austerity and morality
Michael Gerson, Washington Post

The politics of austerity is inherently divisive. Some are judged worthy; others are found lacking

Why I am not a Communitarian
Howard Ahmanson, Blue Kennel

[A] big part of my problem with ‘communitarianism’ is that the ‘communitarians’ are not always clear on which of these a ‘community’ is. Is it a local government? A religious community? A society with certain customs?