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August 16, 2018

Who Pays Tariffs?

Who pays the Trump tariffs? Americans, that’s who—as importers of tariffed products, businesses that buy those imported items, and, ultimately, consumers.

August 14, 2018

Should Democrats Change Their Name to 'Democratic Socialists'?

In years past Democrats rejected any identification with socialism, but their recent policy positions demonstrate they are socialists in everything but name.

August 9, 2018

Government Must Put Innovation First in Communications Innovation, Including 5G

There is a role for government to play in the 5G rollout, and it’s not more regulation—it’s removing government impediments so the private sector can build infrastructure as quickly and as efficiently as possible.

August 7, 2018

Remember When Republicans Cared About Federal Debt?

Republicans used to talk about cutting federal spending to reduce the national debt; now they only talk about growing the economy.

July 31, 2018

Five Takeaways from Mercatus's Medicare for All Cost Study

A new study estimates the cost of a single-payer health care system. It's expensive, but that's only part of the story.

July 24, 2018

Time for Congress to Take Back Its Tariff-Imposing Authority

The U.S. Constitution empowers Congress, not the president, to impose tariffs. It's time to return that power to its rightful legislative branch.

July 17, 2018

Why Are Liberals Never the Swing Votes on the Supreme Court?

With the retirement of Justice Kennedy the question has become which of the Republican justices will become the next swing vote, because liberal justices never drift from their ideological moorings.

July 10, 2018

Are Most NATO Members Defense-Deadbeats?

President Trump says several NATO countries aren't meeting their financial obligations; he has a point.

July 3, 2018

Blame Government, Not Technology, for High Unemployment

Technology does eliminate some jobs, but on balance creates more than it destroys. Just look at the most technologically advanced countries, where unemployment is at near-historic lows.

June 26, 2018

Here Comes Trump's Steel Tariffs-Induced Crony Capitalism

We predicted that if Trump's trade war took off it would lead to crony capitalism. Now companies are understandably lining up for tariff exemptions, and you know money and favors are changing hands.


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