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April 2, 2019

'Equal Pay Day' and Other Meaningless Tropes

The left keeps highlighting the gender pay gap because it needs victims. What the gap actually shows is how much progress women have made.

March 26, 2019

The Justice Department Tries to Correct Chief Justice Roberts's Travesty

Legal challenges to Obamacare are giving Chief Justice John Roberts a chance to redeem himself and his self-professed adherence to originalist principles.

March 19, 2019

How Congress Uses Investigations to Let Companies Know Who's Boss

Congress often uses its investigative powers, not to discover information, but harass businesses into getting on board with government programs—however ill-conceived.

March 5, 2019

Yet Another Bogus Claim: Medicare for All Boosts Economic Growth

Medicare for All proponents say government-run health care would boost U.S. economic growth, but all of the developed economies that have similar health care systems lag way behind U.S. GDP.  

February 26, 2019

The New York Times on Drugs

The left wants to hammer drug companies about the price of prescription drugs, and while a small portion of prescription drug prices are expensive, there is a reason for that.

February 19, 2019

A Quick Look at the Long History of the National Emergency Power

Many presidents have invoked a national emergency for many different reasons, but it has usually been left to the president to decide when such action was necessary. 

February 12, 2019

Obamacare Was Supposed to Lower the Death Rate--It Didn't

Democrats told us people were dying because they lacked health insurance and so we needed to pass Obamacare. Congress did and the death rate went up.

February 5, 2019

Venezuelan Socialism Destroyed Its Energy Industry--and the Country

Socialism has destroyed Venezuela's energy industry, which cut off one of the country's primary revenue sources. For some reason, U.S. democratic socialists think that's a good model. 

January 29, 2019

Well, of Course the Number of Uninsured Is Rising

Yes, the uninsured rate is rising, not because of President Trump's policies, but because of the way Democrats designed Obamacare.

January 22, 2019

President Trump Gets No Credit for Helping Defund Vladimir Putin

We don't know whether there was any Trump-Putin collusion; but we do know that Trump's energy policies are reducing Russia's revenue and making it harder for Putin to engage in global mischief. 

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