Diana Furchtgott-Roth: November 2010 Archives

Let's Not Internationalize Fairness

The UN's Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women was the subject of hearings on Sep. 18. Why is there suddenly interest in a treaty that has been moribund for a generation-and this in a lame-duck session of Congress? Read More

The Done-Nothing 111th and Taxes

As the Done-Nothing 111th Congress waddles back to Washington for its "lame-duck" session, its most pressing issue is taxes. Will Congress allow income, capital, and estate taxes to rise, or will it pass full or partial extensions of current tax rates? Read More

The 77% of Income Fallacy

When Congress returns next week for a "lame-duck," post-election session Harry Reid will try to muster the 60 votes he needs to block a filibuster of a vote on the misnamed Paycheck Fairness Act. It would be better titled the Paycheck Rareness Act, because it would Read More

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