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Women: What Barack Obama Got Right and Many Conservatives Get Wrong


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In his State of the Union speech last week President Obama proposed a $500 tax credit for the second earning spouse and a much more liberal child care tax credit. So what’s wrong with that? Nothing. In fact if you believe in supply side tax policies, the president’s proposals are too timid. He didn’t go far enough.

So what was the conservative response?

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John C. Goodman is a Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, President of the Goodman Institute for Public Policy Research, and author of the widely acclaimed Independent books, A Better Choice: Healthcare Solutions for America, and the award-winning, Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis. The Wall Street Journal and the National Journal, among other media, have called him the “Father of Health Savings Accounts.”


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