Economics
Articles
September 4th, 2020
Donald Trump smiles
The great realignment is over. The Republicans are now the working-class party while the Democrats are the party of the political establishment. Source: Feehery: The working-class party | TheHill
Read More
Articles
August 10th, 2020
crowd of Italians in masks
With confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. hitting 5 million Sunday, by far the highest of any country, the failure of the most powerful nation in the world to contain the scourge has been met with astonishment and alarm in Europe. Perhaps nowhere outside the U.S. is America’s bungled virus response viewed with more consternation than in Italy, which was...
Read More
Articles
July 30th, 2020
IPI logo square
New York Times economic columnist Paul Krugman may be elated, thinking that the blue-city riot-palooza will have major economic benefits. That’s because there is a long-held economic notion, mostly by followers of economist John Maynard Keynes, that physical damage to buildings and infrastructure—whether natural or man-made—can be a boon to the economy. Source: Blue Cities Give the ‘Broken Windows’ Economic...
Read More
Articles
July 30th, 2020
Economics
The liberal media is just loving that the economy is in dire shape thanks to the overblown reaction to the coronavirus. Prior to the pandemic, the economy was unstoppable, unemployment across the board had reached record lows, job creation was through the roof, and the markets were reacting positively to Trump’s agenda. So, of course, you know the liberal media...
Read More
Articles
June 30th, 2020
mason jar spilling coins
By: Chuck Bentley – crown.org – June 19, 2020 Dear Chuck, I wasn’t ready for the pandemic. My health has been fine but my finances have not. How can I get ready if we are faced with another crisis? Prepping for Another Pandemic Dear Prepping,  I am sorry you were not ready for the pandemic but I am grateful that your...
Read More
Articles
May 21st, 2020
IPI logo square
By: Merrill Matthews – ipi.org – May 19, 2020 Two key statements stand out in a recent Wall Street Journal news story about New York’s decision to send patients with Covid-19 to their nursing homes. One is a quote from Democratic Assemblyman Ron Kim, who represents Queens: “The state has failed to protect the lives of the most vulnerable members of our...
Read More
Articles
May 20th, 2020
Chuck Bentley
By: Chuck Bentley – crown.org – May 2020   Time to Practice Covid Capitalism – Protect Lives and Livelihoods I propose that we immediately adopt an approach to our present crisis that I call “Covid Capitalism.” It means we save the livelihoods of millions of Americans by giving them the freedom of getting back to work while also saving the...
Read More
Articles
May 13th, 2020
By: Andrew Stiles – – freebeacon.com – May 12, 2020 The $3 trillion coronavirus relief package unveiled by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) and her Democratic colleagues on Tuesday contains only 20 mentions of “diversity.” That’s a significant reduction compared with the 32 times the word “diversity” appeared in the relief package Pelosi introduced in March, which was several hundred pages shorter...
Read More
Articles
May 13th, 2020
Economics
By: Stephen Harper – wsj.com – May 12, 2020 In the response to the coronavirus pandemic, leftists see a model for the future. “Not only will America need a massive dose of big government to get out of this crisis,” one wrote, “but we will need big, and wise, government more than ever in its aftermath.” As a conservative, I’m going to...
Read More
Articles
May 8th, 2020
Film maker Michael Moore
By: Paul Driessen – townhall.com – May 06, 2020 Never in my wildest dreams did I envision a day when I’d agree with anything filmmaker Michael Moore said – much less that he would agree with me. But mirabile dictu, his new film, Planet of the Humans, is as devastating an indictment of wind, solar and biofuel energy as anything I have...
Read More