It’s big. It’s successful! It has greatly enhanced the average consumer’s life with its low prices and fast shipping. And now, Amazon must be broken up because…why?
Uber users complained that they were paying prices that were too high when they summoned Uber drivers to the London terror zone. Was Uber morally wrong for charging higher prices for these evacuations?
Recessions happen. They are built into our modern central-banking economy. The question is: when will the next recession arrive?
There are so few commentators and pundits who understand this. When the crash comes, we should be looking at the man behind the curtain. In fact, why not start now…
There may be more at play here than just waning hope that Trump’s tax cuts are going to be passed…
This is the beauty of the free market: no one is being forced to make money catering to the demands of Conservative viewers…
It seems like this same story surfaces every few years. But is the Fed serious this time? What if it is?
Signs of trouble in the auto industry can be taken as signs of hope for a certain class of used car buyers…
One of the most amusing things politicians say is when they ask how we are going to fund tax cuts. They act as if the revenue is theirs by natural right. The most obvious course of action never seems to occur to them: cutting the budget.
Fact: recessions happen. Fact: on average, they arrive 58 months after the last recession. Final fact: it’s been 73 months since the last one.
Bureaucrats and politicians should be required by law to be trained on the Law of Unintended Consequences. If they were, they wouldn’t vote to pass laws like this…
My wife and I sat down the Saturday before the Academy Awards to watch the 2015 film Trumbo. Dalton Trumbo is played by Bryan Cranston who did a marvelous job, certainly worthy of the Academy Award nomination he received for Best Actor. It’s loosely based on the Hollywood screenwriter, author,
Robert Reich “served in the administrations of Presidents Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter and was Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 1997. . . . He was appointed a member of President-elect Barack Obama’s economic transition advisory board. . . . Time magazine named him one of the Ten Best Cabinet Members of the century, and The Wall Street Journal in
Lottery fever hit big a few weeks ago. The last jackpot was more than $1.5 billion. Of course, the government will get its multi-millions. That’s what it’s really all about: people voluntarily giving their money away to the government. Yes, a few people will make millions, but the government will
Liberals have always used the tolerance wedge to get their views a hearing. All they want is “tolerance” for their views. They don’t want to deny anyone else’s views, they just want a place at the table. But once they’re at the table, the rest of their time is spent
Not only should Bernie Sanders step down as a presidential candidate, but he should also resign from the Senate. The problem is that it’s not just Sanders who doesn’t know anything about economics. Most Democrats and not a few Republicans don’t know much about economics, and if they do know
The Christmas story has been turned into a political message about homelessness. Recently, liberals have claimed that when Mary and Joseph could not find a room in Bethlehem – you guessed it – it’s just like today’s refugee problem. Never let a contrived Bible story go to waste. The problem
Vanderbilt Professor Carol Swain has been beset with protesters calling for her resignation since January of 2015 when she made remarks about Islam and its terrorist elements when Muslims attacked and murdered members of the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris. “In The Tennessean, Swain wrote that the [January 2015] Paris attacks show