By Tom Bevan for RealClearScience When I sat down with Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago last week, my plan was to wait until the very end to ask him about running for president again. But before he’d even taken his seat, Trump was touting his 2024 poll numbers. In nearly every interview he’s done since he […]
Joe Manchin said it best: “We have 11 million jobs that we haven’t filled, 8 million people still unemployed. Something’s not matching up here.” The West Virginia senator’s instincts are right. Something in the labor market fundamentally changed during the pandemic. Fewer people seem willing to work. The National Federation of Independent Business has been […]
I started pipelining in 2008 during one of the worst economic recessions our country has ever witnessed. I’ve seen disaster after disaster, both natural and policy-related, devastate our oil and gas supply over the past 13 years of my pipelining career. Yet through all of this, I have never been more concerned for our nation […]
By Ross Pomeroy for RealClearScience During the Holocaust, the Nazi Party’s twisted ‘ethics’ yielded abominable medical experiments. When German doctors’ ethos pivoted from focusing on the health of the individual to the collective health of society, horrible things could be justified at ‘undesirable’ individuals’ expense so long as such actions promoted the wellbeing of everyone […]
By Rea S. Hederman, Jr. for RealClearPolicy Democrats in Washington are looking to bolster their tax-and-spend reputation as they try to pass an “infrastructure” package currently slated to cost taxpayers roughly $3.5 trillion in spending and untold sums in tax increases to “pay” for it. Corporate tax hikes along with higher cigarette and income taxes […]
By Andy Puzder for RealClearPolitics Joe Manchin said it best: “We have 11 million jobs that we haven’t filled, 8 million people still unemployed. Something’s not matching up here.” The West Virginia senator’s instincts are right. Something in the labor market fundamentally changed during the pandemic. Fewer people seem willing to work. The National Federation […]
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By Tom Bevan for RealClearMarkets The following is Part 2 of my interview with former President Donald Trump. You can read Part 1 here. U.S. Army Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testified Tuesday and Wednesday before the Senate and House armed services committees. These were Milley’s first public appearances since […]
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By Adam Andrzejewski for RealClearPolicy When Japanese quail are coked up, they engage in risky sexual behavior. Those are the findings of a years-long study at The University of Kentucky, spending $874,503 between 2010 and 2016 — just under $1 million when adjusted for inflation. The late Sen. Tom Coburn first pointed out this wasteful […]
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By Philip Wegmann for RealClearMarkets The Biden administration never expected congressional oversight to be comfortable, but even as lawmakers were busy grilling top military brass Tuesday about their handling of the chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan, Jen Psaki said the hearing was necessary and good. “We feel this is a part of democracy,” the press secretary […]
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By John Tamny for RealClearMarkets “Not a penny. That’s not right. And my economic plan will change that.” So said President Biden on September 16th in typically mawkish fashion. Biden was referencing a list produced by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy that revealed – gasp – 55 corporations that didn’t pay taxes in […]
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