Finance

Finance

Articles
June 5th, 2020
By: Jeffrey Singer – washingtonexaminer.com – June 04, 2020 The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted that it is sometimes appropriate and legitimate for governors or other officials to control a public health emergency by restricting human activity. But government officials are people, and rational people respond to incentives. Incentives are affected by that which is seen and that which is not seen. Most...
Read More
Pray for America
May 22nd, 2020
Open US economy
In many places around the nation, state and local governments are well into their reopening plans. For a lot of people, it’s encouraging to see life getting back to normal again. But the threat of COVID-19 isn’t gone, especially for demographics that were always more at risk. As the reopening continues, our nation needs prayer, and I hope you’ll join...
Read More
Articles
May 21st, 2020
Rhode Island Restaurants Open
By: Fred Lucas – dailysignal.com – May 19, 2020 State and local governments should get ready to reopen K-12 schools, but also prepare hospitals and public transportation systems for a possible second wave of COVID-19, according to a new round of recommendations from the National Coronavirus Recovery Commission. The new suggestions, released Tuesday, are part of the fifth phase of the...
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
Nancy Pelosi press conference
By: Cristina Marcos – thehill.com – May 12, 2020 House Democrats unveiled an 1,815-page, $3 trillion coronavirus relief package on Tuesday that includes a grab bag of Democratic priorities and is intended to put pressure on Republicans to start negotiations on help for workers and local governments. Lawmakers are expected to vote on the bill on Friday, but it is...
Read More
Articles
April 9th, 2020
Trump signs reversal of JOCPA - Iran
By: John Stossel – townhall.com – April 8, 2020 Two weeks ago, President Donald Trump signed the largest stimulus bill in U.S. history: more than $2 trillion. For once, both Republicans and Democrats agreed. The Senate voted 96-0. The House didn’t even bother with a formal vote. At the White House, a reporter asked the president, pointing out that the...
Read More
Articles
March 27th, 2020
steven mnuchin
By: Naomi Jagoda – thehill.com – March 26, 2020 Americans are keenly interested in the cash payments included in the coronavirus relief bill that is soon expected to become law. Under the bill, millions of households will receive rebates in the amount of $1,200 per adult and $500 per child. The amounts phase out for individuals making more than $75,000...
Read More
Articles
March 26th, 2020
Prez. Trump - Churchill & Rosevelt on screen behind
By: The Editorial Board – wsj.com – March 25, 2020 Congress rarely does anything that isn’t messy, so let’s stipulate that a $2 trillion bill written on the fly in a week will be loaded with waste and a lifetime supply of unintended consequences. Americans will pay for this for decades. The consolation is that the Senate bill that was moving...
Read More
Articles
March 19th, 2020
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin
By: Nancy Cook & Ben White – politico.com – March 17, 2020 Facing a warning of 20 percent unemployment without action, officials are pushing urgently for a trillion-dollar economic aid package. It also generated widespread anger that banks and bankers got bailed out while ordinary citizens received far less. The Trump administration is well aware of this history and taking...
Read More
Articles
March 5th, 2020
IRS hit list
By: Dan Pilla – NewsMax.com – March 05, 2020 In a recent announcement, the IRS made it clear that it will be unleashing its revenue officers (ROs) for a new wave of face-to-face collection action. The announcement states, in part: As part of a larger effort by the Internal Revenue Service to ensure fairness in the tax system, the IRS is taking...
Read More