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Issues Forum: Ben Carson

International Relations

International Relations

Foreign Policy Debate Questions That Need Answering

February 5, 2016

In the most recent Iowa Fox News debate, Bret Baier asked this very good question of Ben Carson: “Dr. Carson, many experts believe Russian leader Vladimir Putin has greater ideas, bigger designs for the region beyond Russia’s actions inside Ukraine. Fast forward to February 2017 and it is President Carson, and Russian uniformed commandos cross […]

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Advisor Veronique de Rugy

Advisor Veronique de Rugy - LPA Foundation Policy Advisor

Cruz Slays the Ethanol Dragon

February 5, 2016

Whatever one thinks of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, when it comes to fighting against the unhealthy marriage of government and big companies (also known as cronyism), he has been more principled and courageous than all of the other remaining candidates in this race. Case in point: Even though on the campaign trail in Iowa, and in […]

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Health Care

Health Care

Question Hour (make that ‘Minute’) for Republican candidates on health policy

January 20, 2016

Let the debate among Republican presidential candidates on health policy and how to replace Obamacare begin! It doesn’t appear to have started yet. Last week’s seven-candidate debate hosted by the Fox Business Network once again found much to discuss in terms of national security issues, immigration law enforcement, even a little economic policy, and, of […]

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Advisor Veronique de Rugy

Advisor Veronique de Rugy - LPA Foundation Policy Advisor

One thing all GOP candidates agree on: Bold tax reform is needed

January 11, 2016

I am sure if I tell you that this election season has been different than many others, you may think I am talking about the impact Donald Trump’s campaign is having on the current landscape. But that’s not what I am thinking about. This election year, unlike any other in recent memory, every Republican candidate […]

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Taxes

Taxes

Details and Analysis of Dr. Ben Carson’s Tax Plan

January 7, 2016

This week, Dr. Ben Carson released details of a tax reform plan. This plan would replace the current federal income tax (both individual and corporate) with a 14.9 percent Hall-Rabushka-style flat tax. The plan would tax all wage income and business income at 14.9 percent. Capital gains, dividends, and interest income would be tax-exempt at […]

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