Obama's Jobs Recovery Not So Hot - Reagan's Capitalistic Approach was Much More Effective

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released the national employment situation showing the unemployment rate to be 4.9% as of January 2016, a drop of .1% from December 2015. For the same […]

Can Cruz Close on His New Hampshire Rivals? Enter the Ethanol Factor

ethnlsbsdsThe New Hampshire presidential primary is just a few days away and Donald Trump has held a double-digit lead there for the past 30 weeks. Historically, this is the most important early primary in the […]

Disillusionment Sets In: Obamacare Enrollments for 2016 Far Below Estimates

obcrAbout 12.7 million people enrolled in Obamacare for 2016, both renewals and new signups. The numbers are well below earlier rosy predictions and just up last year’s 11.7 million. Virtually all the optimistic […]

Taxed Enough Already: Governments Shouldn’t Be Allowed to Bleed Our Internet Service

txintrntRaise your hand if you think government at any level – federal, state, local – is suffering from a dearth of our money. Or omni-directional ways to take it from us. I don’t see…any arms extended upward. Strange.

Well, […]

Bernie Sanders Says He Won’t Raise Your Taxes Above Eisenhower’s 90% Rate; Don’t Expect A JFK Either

sclsm6One important fact emerged from the second Democratic presidential debate. CBS, which sponsored it, headlined it as Democratic debate shows differences on foreign policy, Wall Street. This hypes the differences, while this snoozefest […]

Ted Cruz Rockets Up With Gold And A Flat Tax

tdcrzdbtTed Cruz rocked in the presidential race during the CNBC debate. His biggest breakthrough, even more important than his crowd-pleasing holding the media to account, was his credible prescription to get […]

Re-forming the Central-bank System

cntrlbnkIn 1688 England experienced its ‘Glorious Revolution’, transitioning nonviolently to a constitutional monarchy. As part of the changes associated with that event, control of the money, which had always been the prerogative of all monarchs, was […]

Ted Cruz Hits a Grand Slam: The Dollar Should Be “Ideally Tied to Gold”

tdcrz5Financial reporter Rick Santelli — who triggered the Tea Party movement — put a profound question to Sens. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul in the CNBC presidential economic debate. Santelli’s key question was about […]

Why Does the Media Hate (Poor) People Having Cheap Food?

mcdnlds4The media are, of course, almost uniformly Leftist – which means they just about always toe the Party line. Including the belief that in order to help the poor – government must perpetually grow. Of course we conservatives also […]

HRC and the Left Loathe Businesses – Why Are Republicans Helping Undermine Them?

ptnttrlThe Left loathes business and businesses. But business and businesses are mere symptoms of the disease they REALLY loathe – capitalism. For which they bizarrely think the “cure” – is uber-failed […]

What a Big Tax on Soft Drinks Can Do: NY Times Rebuttal

bgglpIt is always fun when the commie liberals want to raise taxes. Remember it was only the rich who will pay, well is it only the rich buying the sugar drinks?

So the Liberal NY Times […]

Donald Trump’s $10 Trillion Debt Bomb

ntnldbtDonald Trump is no supply-sider, as is evidenced by his pro-tariff and restrictionist immigration stands. Supply-side, from its inception, is all about job growth and equitable prosperity. Both would be hurt by such autarkical prescriptions. Trump […]

Donald Trump And Bernie Sanders Both Suffer From Preposterous Grandiosity

Donald Trump’s new tax plan has been scored by the Tax Foundation as increasing the national debt by $12T over ten years. This doesn’t seem compatible with the ferocious anti-debt Tea Party ethos nor that of […]

John Boehner Exits Congress’s ‘Fall From Hell’

House Speaker John Boehner, under constant sniping from his far right flank, finally hit the ejection button. This leaves the House in search of a new Speaker, presumptively but not assuredly Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, […]

Mark Cuban: When He Isn’t Denouncing ‘Patent Trolls’ - He Is One

ptnttrlBeauty is in the eye of the beholder. So too a patent “troll.”

Behold Mark Cuban – a wildly successful entrepreneur. He in 1995 co-founded Broadcast.com – and in 1999 Yahoo! […]

The AP is Pushing False Premises on Tax Policy

lbrmdbsThe perfect example of the media pushing a false narrative can be found in the recent AP story “Republican field pushes tax cuts bound to drive up debt.” According to the story major Republican candidates have […]

DC¹s Latest Self-Inflicted ‘Crisis’ – We Run Out of Budget on October 1

rnwyspndngWashington, D.C. is a dysfunctional mess. Just about nothing gets done unless it absolutely has to get done. And when things do get done – they are just about always horrible. Bigger and bigger government, over […]

Trump Shouldn’t Blame Oreos – It’s Governments’ and Unions’ Fault

dnldtrmporThe Donald Trump presidential phenomenon rolls on. Higher and higher his primary polls climb. He’s caught the irretrievably corrupt Hillary Clinton in a prospective general election matchup.

The DC Establishment – made up of both Democrats […]

Beware D.C. ‘Comprehensive’ ‘Reform’

bltdgvt3The entirety of the United States is now a federal disaster area – rendered thus by Washington, D.C. Unlike areas hit by hurricanes, tornadoes and other acts of God – our cataclysm is entirely man-made. Decades of […]

The EPA Assaults the Private Sector – and the Environment

epaThere are few things more dangerous to private enterprise than government bureaucrats with time on their hands. And since most bureaucrats have no legitimate reason for being – they have lots and lots of time […]

Showdown in Jackson Hole: The Fed Challenged on its Own Turf in Wyoming by Group Likely to Finally Start Dismantling it

Ralph Benko, Senior Advisor at the American Principles Project, moderates a panel with Nobert Michel, Research Fellow in Financial Regulations for the Heritage Foundation, Thomas Hogan, Chief Economist for the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs, William Luther, economics professor at Kenyon College, and Brian Domitrovic, chairman of the [...]
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Dirty Harry Knows: The EPA’s Got to Know Its Limitations

epapwrgrbClint Eastwood’s iconic Dirty Harry Callahan uttered one of the greatest movie lines of all time: “A man’s got to know his limitations.” It would appear no one in Washington, D.C. has ever heard of Harry or […]

If The Fed Is Always Wrong How Can Its Policies Ever Be Right?

fdrsrvOne of the most curiously persistent surrealisms of Washington, DC is the reflexive deference given the Federal Reserve System. The Washington elite tends to accord more infallibility to the […]

Why You Need to Attend the Jackson Hole Summit on Monetary Policy

Jackson Hole Summit3-revisedJackson Hole, Wyoming, has long been famous for its extraordinary scenic beauty, its vibrantly authentic “Old West” culture – and since 1982, for its annual economic policy symposium […]

The Rise of the Seventh Party System and Political Troika

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In light of the rapid disintegration of the GOP, further noise of the rise of a third party grows louder each time Donald Trump is seen on television. No doubt, of […]










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