Nick Timiraos’ recent article in the Wall Street Journal ( Donald Trump’s Spending Push Rankles Fiscal Conservatives, 11/28/16) , is rather disingenuous with his so-called analysis of Trump’s fiscal roadmap. He clearly aims to torpedo Trump’s plan to cut taxes by tying the … [Read more...] about Tax Cuts are Not the Problem; Overspending is!
Deidre McCloskey’s recent treatise (How the West (and the rest) Got Rich) on was a thoughtful essay on the power of liberty and its impact on economics. For the most part, McCloskey did a fine job explaining classical liberalism (“worthy of a free person”) and how the Great … [Read more...] about Era of Great Enrichment is on the Decline
Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal noted an incredible sequence of events brought to light through judicial process and undercover emails. Obama meddled in the net-neutrality process, violating standards of conduct. I have reproduced the article in its entirety, as the … [Read more...] about Emails Expose Obama Administration-FCC Overreach Regarding Obamanet
When President Obama took office in 2009, the United States ranked as the 6th best country in the world in terms of economic freedom. Now, in the last year of his term, the United States doesn't even rank in the top ten anymore. This year, the Index placed the United States … [Read more...] about US Drops To 11th Place on the Index of Economic Freedom
The article written by Josh Zumbrun of the Wall Street Journal on December 31, entitled, "Tax Rate for Top 400 Taxpayers Climbed in 2013," should have been fairly straightforward with interesting data on that particular tax demographic. Unfortunately, the author distorts some … [Read more...] about More Capital Gains Distortions