The Correlation Between Minimum Wage Increase and Youth Unemployment
There is an interesting and close correlation between U.S. minimum wage increases and rising youth unemployment that implies that hiking to cost of labor does cost jobs.
Never Trust an Agency Head Complaining about Budget Cuts
Is Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel telling the truth when he says spending cuts to the defense budget means popular programs will be eliminated? Who knows?
Five Years After Obama's Economic Stimulus, Most Americans Believe the Country Is in Recession
The stimulus is five years old, and even as the Obama administration boasts of progress the majority of Americans still think the country is in a recession and jobs are at the top of their concerns.
If Obama Has Evidence of Pay Discrimination, He Should Produce It
President Obama is hawking the discredited claim that there is widespread pay discrimination between men and women. If he has evidence of pay discrimination, he needs to produce it.
Obama Isn't Looking for a Reason to Support Keystone, but to Oppose It
The media act like the new State Department report gives President Obama cover to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, but it’s clear he is looking for a reason to reject it.
Conservatives Should Know It Takes Big Government to Stop Free Trade
Some conservatives face a dilemma: They don’t like free trade, but trade, including with other countries, is what free people naturally do. And the only way to limit that freedom is with a big, interventionist government, which conservatives have always opposed.
Minimum Wage Laws Should Be a State Issue
Minimum wage legislation is bad policy and counterproductive. But if politicians are going to impose a minimum wage, it should be done at the state level.
A Closer Look at Unemployment Numbers for Minorities and Youth
If employers won’t hire teenagers at $7.25 an hour, the current minimum wage, will they be more or less willing to hire them at $10.00?
Obama Wants to Extend the Longest Extension of Unemployment Benefits in History
Democrats are pushing Republicans to pass yet another extension of the unemployment benefits, but the long-term unemployed are a result of Obama’s bad economic policies and extending benefits only provides him with political cover from those bad policies.
Mandate Revolt: Health Insurers Offering Coverage for Those Who Refuse Obamacare
After generally supporting Obamacare’s mandate to have government-qualified coverage, some insurers see a market for plans that don’t qualify for the mandate.
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