Making Sense by Michael Reagan Democrats can dream all they want. They and their soulmates in the liberal media can celebrate the victory by Doug Jones in Alabama’s U.S. Senate race until next fall. They can continue to fool themselves … Continue reading ?
(December 13, 2017 03:11 PM, by Bryan Caplan) Reagan was worried that Americans were losing their love of liberty. Here's my depressing talk arguing that Americans love liberty as a vague platitude, but are deeply statist on almost all particulars.I am only a messenger.... (2 COMMENTS)
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on French property investor Unibail-Rodamco is buying Australia based mall operator Westfield.
Not since the roaring Reagan economy has small business optimism been as high as it was in November, according to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Index of Small Business Optimism, rising another 3.7 points in November to 107.5.READ MORE www.metrointel.com
The NFIB's measure of small business optimism reached its highest level in 34 years in November. A handful of more specific indexes also climbed to record or near-record levels. A measure of US small business optimism hit its highest...Show More Summary
GOP House Whip Steve Scalise?'s competitive juices are rivaling those of Astros superstar Jose Altuve ... vowing to return as the Congressional second baseman after surviving a bullet. We got the congressman at Reagan National…
Bill Clinton was on the move in D.C. Monday morning -- but for as fast as he was going... he didn't hesitate to give a status update on Hillary. We got 42 leaving Reagan National Airport, and asked how the missus was doing on her national book…
When I was growing up in the evangelical subculture in the 1960s and 1970s, I heard a lot of warnings about slippery slopes, especially relating to the Bible. If you dared to interpret the many-headed beasts or the vials of judgment in the Book of Revelation as allegory, then pretty soon you’d...
YEAH, I REMEMBER THIS UNDER REAGAN AND BUSH AND… The MSM seems to think it’s a good idea to give us a daily dose of “Trump’s an idiot” stories.
A high-profile and influential 9th Circuit judge is being accused of sexual misconduct by at least six women. All have served under him. Judge Alex Kozinski is a Reagan appointee
Six former legal staffers for United States Court of Appeals Judge Alex Kozinski have come forward to allege sexual misconduct, The Washington Post reported Friday. “I was in a state of emotional shock, and what I really wanted to do was be as small as possible and make as few movements as possible...
Making Sense by Michael Reagan I finally get why President Trump tweets. Even though I often disagree with what he tweets and how he tweets it, the president has no choice. Tweeting is how he controls, or steers, the media … Continue reading ?
The "boom" following Reagan's tax cuts was similar to the growth during the Ford/Carter years--which are not generally remembered as a time of great prosperity.
A Morning Edition segment on the Republican tax cut plan made comparisons to the Reagan tax cuts and referred to the "boom" that occurred following the tax cuts. While the economy did grow rapidly in the years from 1983 to 1986, the main reason was the severity of the 1981–82 recession. Show More Summary
Thirty years since Gorbachev and Reagan signed a landmark deal to stop an arms race in Europe, the pact is on the fritz.
(December 7, 2017 11:11 AM, by Bryan Caplan) While wrapping up my graphic novel, I wound up reading Ronald Reagan's famous Farewell Address - his "Shining City on a Hill" speech. Given my broader views, I obviously have some objections. But I was amazed to read an actual... (1 COMMENTS)
“It’s not just economic theory but economic history. … The bottom line is we will be able to fill any deficit hole with additional revenues. And we basically saw the same during the Reagan tax cut, frankly the Kennedy tax cut. You can even go back to the Coolidge tax cut. We will be able […]
By denying deductions for state and local taxes, the Republicans seek to force high-tax states run by Democrats to capitulate.
Each era is defined by handful of well-known individuals. Elvis dominated the ‘50s while Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan claimed the ‘80s. The ‘90s however? That moment in history belongs to the likes of Michael Jordan, Bill Clinton, Matt Groening, Kurt Cobain and most certainly to Pamela Anderson. The buxom blonde towered over popular culture […]
Lifted from comments, Spencer England says: What Reagan managed to accomplish was to turn the US from the worlds largest creditor nation into the worlds largest debtor nation. Why don’t people see that the expanded deficit will reduce savings and expand the savings-investment gap which is equal to the current account deficit? So crowding-out works […]