Tag: Economy

The Government Education Blob

Education in America is a monopoly and monopolies don’t improve, they just suck more money out of the taxpayers.  In every other sector of the economy, free market competition forces providers to improve constantly.  That is why things get better…

Elective Despotism

Though the Founding Fathers fought a revolution because they hated the idea of taxation without representation, soon after independence they realized that taxation with representation could be tyranny too. That was the whole point of James Madison’s famous warning in…

A $52 Trillion Fantasy

Leading Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has officially unveiled her “Medicare for All” plan. This program is based on fantasy financing. According to Warren, it will cost $52 trillion over ten years, but a middle-class tax increase…

Killing Cash

“Cash is problematic to banks. It is expensive to manage, hard to take from customers and, worst of all, it is a possible gaping wound, if a bank run occurs. In a world without cash, customers would be forced to…

Creating Federal Jobs Outside the Beltway

Republican Senators Josh Hawley of Missouri and Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee recently proposed a new bill, as yet unnumbered, to move 90% of federal agency jobs out of Washington, D.C.  Dubbed the HIRE bill, Helping Infrastructure Restore the Economy Act…

Twisting The Truth About Poverty

Progressives  are adept at twisting the truth to fit their political agenda and ignoring facts that do not support that agenda.  Over the years progressives Democrats have cast themselves as the party of compassion using envy to promulgate class warfare…

Class Warfare Thrives on Ignorance

The Alinsky tactic of isolate, personalize and polarize has been the left’s  mantra for decades.   We saw it used by Obama when he declared “you didn’t build that,” and when he said “at a certain point you’ve made enough money,”…

The Population Implosion

Since the publication in 1968 of Professor Paul Ehrich’s book, The Population Bomb, we have beaten over the head with the idea that the only way to save the planet was to quit having so many children or face starvation.…

No, We’re Not All Socialists Now

On Sunday, New York Post had an editorial about how many millennials embrace “socialism,” while not really knowing what it means:  “Millennials — ignorant of socialism’s appalling economic and human-rights history — increasingly embrace socialism and its naively unrealistic prescriptions…

The New Green Deal, a Communist Razzle Dazzle

One of the hottest topics in policy wonk circles today is the “Green New Deal,” spearheaded by the rising star of the progressive Left, New York’s finest  – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a self-described socialist hailed as the “future” of the Democratic…

Not All Conspiracies Are Theories

“Millionaires are the bees that make the honey.”  Andrew Carnegie The names of most of the men who tried to unite the world are well known – There was Nimrod and Nebuchadnezzar of the Bible,  Genghis Khan, Alexander the Great, Julius…

Congress Is Bankrupting The Country

Congress is bankrupting the country and robbing future generations to pay for it. A debt crisis, and all the terrible economic effects of that crisis, is looming – And both parties are equally guilty – Every single congressional leader is…

The Party of Compassion – Seriously?

Senator Elizabeth Warren said during a recent interview that when Democrats take over during the 2018 midterm election they are planning to raise income tax levels.  And not just to pre-Trump reform levels but to infinity and beyond!  According to…