HOW THE LEFT MISUNDERSTANDS FREE MARKETS

HOW THE LEFT MISUNDERSTANDS FREE MARKETS

By Luigi Bradizza

How did our nation go from having a high-growth economy in the 19th and early 20th centuries, to struggling in recent years to achieve 3 percent annual growth?

The American economy today is mixed: It is partly free, vibrant, prosperous, and entrepreneurial and partly unfree, obstructed, and lethargic.

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FAST ACTION ON U.S. DEBT COULD REAP TRILLIONS OVER TIME

FAST ACTION ON U.S. DEBT COULD REAP TRILLIONS OVER TIME

By Lawrence Kudlow

THE MYTH OF THE CLINTON SURPLUS

THE MYTH OF THE CLINTON SURPLUS

Hillary Clinton and other liberals talk a lot about the surplus when Bill was President. They use it as an example that there would be surpluses if Hillary were President. There is one problem with that ‘example.’ It never happened. The Clinton Surplus is a myth.

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THE WELFARE CLIFF: WHY MANY LOW-INCOME WORKERS WILL NEVER OVERCOME POVERTY

THE WELFARE CLIFF: WHY MANY LOW-INCOME WORKERS WILL NEVER OVERCOME POVERTY

baetjer  By Howard Baetjer

Pretend you are a poor, single parent of two in Chicago, earning $12 an hour, working full time, and determined to do what is best for your family. And suppose your employer, impressed with your work, offers you training for and promotion to a new job paying $15. Should you take the offer?

It sounds like a no-brainer, but it’s not.
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DID VIENNESE CULTURE SHAPE AUSTRIAN ECONOMICS?

DID VIENNESE CULTURE SHAPE AUSTRIAN ECONOMICS?

I have been a student and proponent of The Austrian School of Economics since I studied economics at UCLA. When reading about Keynes economics theories of government deficit spending and then comparing his theories to the free-market theories of The Austrian School, I couldn’t see, even as a student, how anyone could think that Keynesian economics would work in a free society. I know that John Maynard Keynes developed his theory as a solution to the Great Depression. More government spending, he theorized, would put more money into the economy and pull us out of the depression. It didn’t work. It kept us in the Depression.
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AN EXAMPLE OF THE MORAL BANKRUPTCY OF THE LEFT

AN EXAMPLE OF THE MORAL BANKRUPTCY OF THE LEFT

“Economically, minimum wages may not make sense. But morally, socially, and politically they make every sense because it binds the community together to make sure parents can take care of their kids.” ~ California Governor Jerry Brown, as he signed the Minimum Wage Increase Bill – April 5, 2016

I have news for Jerry Brown. If raising minimum wages doesn’t make sense economically it is immoral to sign it into law. He can say it makes sense morally, but it doesn’t. If something doesn’t make sense economically, why would you disrupt the economy, force people to lose their jobs, cause companies to move out of state, and hurt the people on the lowest economic rung? It is a completely immoral act.
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DEATH SPIRAL STATES

Which Are Death Spiral States?

William Baldwin writes in Forbes that if your state has more takers than makers, you are in a death spiral state.

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