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Pump Price Over $4 A Gallon Gives Californians Gas Pains

October 11, 2019 by

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By Jackson Elliott ~ A dollar won’t take you very far in California these days. Today, the state has an average gas price of $4.18 per gallon, more than $1.50 higher than the $2.64 per gallon average from every other state, according to the American Automobile Association. California has the highest gas taxes in the […]

Krugman: Either Trump Goes To Jail, Or ‘Thousands Of Journalists’ In ‘Prison Camps’

September 30, 2019 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Shelby Talcott at the Daily Caller reports New York Times columnist and Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman was making wild and silly prdictions again, this time about the Trump impeachment attempt: “Starting to look like two possible outcomes: Trump and a number of others end up in jail, or thousands of […]

Sanders Says ‘Billionaires Should Not Exist,’ Ups Ante On Wealth Tax To 8%

September 25, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ If politics is like a poker game, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, just raised against Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-MA, by proposing a wealth tax scheme even more confiscatory than hers. Punishing the wealthy is the clear object of both plans. Sanders tweeted on Sept. 24, “Billionaires should not exist” as he promoted […]

Conservatives Can Win or Whine, but Not Both

September 4, 2019 by

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Echoing and emulating the tactics of the Left won’t necessarily benefit conservatives. ~ Robin Smith  ~     During his presidential run, Donald Trump promised that America would soon be back to winning — in stark contrast to bowing to the interests of other nations in trade, tax policy, military engagements, and diplomacy. Trump declared […]

Labor Day, Economics, and Hurricane Dorian

September 2, 2019 by

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On this holiday, let’s take a moment to look at the bigger economic picture. Nate Jackson · Sep. 2, 2019 Today is Labor Day, and that means the unofficial end of summer on a day of celebration of the American worker. The holiday originated in the late 19th century and was born of the labor movement, […]

What Hong Kong Unrest Tells Us About China’s Plans For The Rest Of The World

August 15, 2019 by

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By James Carafano ~ The outside world can do little to assure the future of freedom in Hong Kong beyond making the case that preserving the principles of liberty are at stake. Nevertheless, the plight of that territory’s more than 7 million souls can teach us an important lesson about what China has in mind […]

Strong Economy Continues as Dems Warn of Collapse

August 3, 2019 by

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Labor force numbers hit record high, tariffs may rise, and the Fed drops interest rates. ~ Thomas Gallatin  ~         The jobs numbers for July indicate that the country is continuing to enjoy a robust economy. The number of jobs added hit Wall Street’s expectation at 164,000. That’s not a massive number, […]