What the President’s Budget Reveals

e21 | Published on March 11, 2014

By James C. Capretta

The president’s budget is built on tax hikes, defense cuts, and the lowering of health care price controls. That’s a recipe for slower growth, global instability, and impeded access to care for seniors.

GOP Task: From Oppositional to Governing Conservatism

Commentary Magazine | Published on March 7, 2014

By Peter Wehner

There are signs the GOP is once again becoming the party of ideas.

“I Live in a Rather Special World”

Commentary Magazine | Published on March 6, 2014

By Peter Wehner

One of the challenges in politics is not to live in a political echo chamber.

Medicare’s Private Option

National Review Online | Published on March 6, 2014

By James C. Capretta

In Medicare, the Obama administration’s objective is to strangle and eventually eliminate the private sector components that are outside of full government control.

A Doc Fix That’s Not a Fix

National Review Online | Published on February 25, 2014

By James C. Capretta

Real Medicare reform means moving away from the government’s micromanagement of physician and other provider payments, not construction of yet another new payment system that will distort the marketplace in ways no one can now predict.