Cato Handbook for Congress: Policy Recommendations for the 108th Congress

Cato Handbook for Congress: Policy Recommendations for the 108th Congress



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781930865396
Publisher: Cato Institute
Publication date: 02/15/2003
Edition description: REV
Pages: 550
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.46(d)
Lexile: 1430L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

2.Limited Government and the Rule of Law9
3.Congress, the Courts, and the Constitution19
Confronting Terror
4.Clearing the Decks for War45
5.Waging an Effective War53
6.Homeland Security61
7.Reducing the "Lightning Rod" Problem69
Government Reform
8.The Delegation of Legislative Powers77
9.Term Limits and the Need for a Citizen Legislature87
10.Campaign Finance, Corruption, and the Oath of Office97
11.Reclaiming the War Power109
Threats to Civil Liberties
12.USA PATRIOT Act and Domestic Detention Policy117
13.National ID Cards and Military Tribunals125
14.Regulation of Electronic Speech and Commerce131
15.Property Rights and Regulatory Takings145
16.Tobacco and the Rule of Law163
17.The War on Drugs171
18.Restoring the Right to Bear Arms179
19.Guns and Federalism187
Money and Banking
20.The Limits of Monetary Policy193
21.Financial Deregulation203
22.Enron, WorldCom, and Other Disasters215
Domestic Policy
23.The Federal Budget223
24.Tax Reform241
25.Social Security257
26.Public Health Care271
27.Private Health Care283
28.Department of Education295
29.Special Education305
30.Agricultural Policy313
31.Cultural Agencies319
33.Corporate Welfare337
34.Labor Relations Law345
35.Health and Safety Policy361
36.Transportation Policy371
37.Insurance Regulation and Government Insurance385
39.The Food and Drug Administration405
40.Intellectual Property409
41.Telecommunications and Broadband Policy417
Energy and Environment
42.Electricity Policy431
43.Environmental Protection439
44.Environmental Health: Risks and Reality453
45.Global Warming463
46.Department of Energy477
Foreign and Defense Policy
47.U.S. Security Strategy491
48.The Defense Budget499
49.Cut Unneeded Weapon Systems507
50.Strategic Nuclear Forces and Missile Defense515
51.Policy toward NATO523
52.Moving on in the Balkans531
53.The U.S. Alliance with Saudi Arabia543
54.East Asian Defense Commitments551
55.Policy toward India and Pakistan561
56.The International War on Drugs567
57.Relations with China577
58.The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict587
59.U.S.-Russian Relations593
60.Relations with Cuba603
International Economic Policy
62.International Tax Competition623
64.International Financial Crises and the IMF643
65.U.S. Policy toward Latin America653
66.Foreign Aid and Economic Development661

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