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August 17, 2018

Trump Pushes the Ethanol Blend Wall


Increasing the blend wall to E15 means more demand for corn, which means higher prices and more money in farmers’ pockets — or maybe it just offsets some of their tariff-related losses.

August 5, 2018

State Needs Good Schools to Keep Business Booming


The trick is keeping an eye on potential challenges to the good news. For instance, education — the training of minds, the cultivation of skills. The news here is less celebratory.

July 25, 2018

Trump Accomplished American Energy Dominance - Then Gambled It On A Trade War


If the U.S. and China don’t defuse this conflict, China’s retaliatory tariffs could hammer America’s booming energy industry, wiping out thousands of current or future oil and gas jobs.

June 28, 2018

Universal Basic Income is a Wildly Unaffordable $3 Trillion a Year - If Implemented in All States


Under universal basic income, everyone from the poorest to the richest — that’s why it’s called “universal” — would receive a taxpayer-provided monthly income, perhaps $1,000 per month, or $12,000 per year.

June 22, 2018

Can We Think Biblically About Separating Children From Their Parents?


It may very well be government's job to stand between a foreigner and the border, but it is heinous to the American idea of limited government to allow it to stand between a mother and her child.

June 20, 2018

Where Steel Tariffs Will Hit Hard: Your Gas Tank


Imposing steel tariffs will force consumers to pay more for electricity and to fill their tanks.

June 18, 2018

Trump's Right, China and the G-7 Countries Do Have Higher Tariffs


President Trump has just slapped a 25 percent tariff on about $50 billion worth of Chinese products. His complaint is that China imposes significantly higher tariffs on the U.S. than the U.S. imposes on China. According to the World Trade Organization, the president is correct. 

June 8, 2018

Social Security Isn't 'Going Broke' - It's Already Broke


If Social Security must pay out more than it receives, which the trustees say will happen this year for the first time since 1982, the government cannot draw from other assets because doesn’t have any.

June 8, 2018

Single-Payer Health Care Won't Pass Muster in California or Other States


The good news is that state-level Democrats can rattle the single-payer saber in the hope of attracting progressive voters, but they can't do much about it.

May 30, 2018

NAFTA Negotiators Must Protect U.S. Intellectual Property


If a new NAFTA doesn't improve intellectual property protection, it's not a better deal.

 

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