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Economy

debt

Donald Trump, now the presumptive Republican nominee for president, has come up with a breathtakingly stupid idea, according to the New York Times: cut down the national...
Trump

In recent days, Max Boot has been doing to Donald Trump’s foreign policy ideas and advisors what the Royal Air Force did to Hamburg on July 27th, 1943. Now...
prescription drugs

If you would like a beautiful example of just how utterly screwed up the American market in prescription medicines is, consider my experience this week. I...
GDP

The intended audience for President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address was not the members of Congress in attendance. Nor was he talking...
Jobs report

With the stock market off to a dismal start this year, largely thanks to economic troubles in China, it got some good news this morning...
Jobs report

The November jobs report issued this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics was, like the October one, encouraging. Jobs were up by 211,000 while the jobless...
economic growth

It’s been a big week for environmental extremists. President Obama and most world leaders trooped to Paris to pay homage to their models predicting doom...
Jobs report

While September’s jobs report was dismal, the October report is robust, with 271,000 new jobs created, far above the consensus forecast of 183,000. And 12,000 more...

While covering the debate last evening, Jay Nordlinger tweeted, “T. Sowell: Only the comfortably off care about income inequality. The poor just want to be less...
Jobs report

The monthly jobs reports have not been very good in recent months, and the September figures are downright dismal. While economists were predicting 200,000 new...
Jobs report

The August jobs report came in with only 173,000 new jobs, well under the consensus estimate of 220,000. However, the unemployment rate ticked down by...
Iran nuclear deal

President Barack Obama has complained multiple times about nefarious lobbies lined up against the Iran deal. Alongside the president, many proponents of the Iran deal...