Posts Tagged ‘Economy’

  • How to Save the Internet

    Congress can override yet another unilateral foray by this executive branch into what would seem to be the legislative realm and preserve key U.S. control over the Internet in the process.

    Wall Street Journal, March 23, 2014
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    Get Ready for the Internet Robber Barons

    The Obama administration’s decision to give up U.S. oversight of the domain-name system opens the door to a global bureaucracy with the power to regulate the Internet marketplace.

    Wall Street Journal, April 1, 2014
  • Most Big Banks Would Fail a Real Stress Test

    NYU researchers have developed a bank stress-test that is simpler but more realistic than the one used by the Fed, which ignores what happens in crises and makes it too easy for banks to receive passing grades.

    Bloomberg, March 19, 2014
  • The New American System

    Innovation—the engine of American prosperity—relies on free markets, property rights, government investments in infrastructure and visionary technology, and allowing the space for decentralized trial-and-error learning motivated by enlightened self-interest.

    National Affairs, March 24, 2014
  • The Party of Work

    Low levels of employment—if men were as apt to be employed today as in the Eisenhower years, 20 million more would now be working—call for the GOP to reclaim its Lincolnian mantle as the party of work.

    National Review, March 17, 2014

    Facing Reality on Carbon Dioxide, Fracking, and Job Creation

    No thanks to President Obama, the U.S. is now the world’s leading producer of hydrocarbons, which is driving job-creation in an otherwise stagnant economy.

    Washington Examiner, February 25, 2014
  • The Minimum Wage Is No Friend of the Poor

    By banning unskilled laborers from accepting low-wage offers, minimum-wage laws make it harder for people to find work and harm those who are lowest on the economic ladder, condemning many to joblessness.

    Barron’s, February 22, 2014
  • More Pinocchios for the President on Equal Pay

    The President’s favorite statistic on equal pay is becoming less popular with the mainstream media, and rightly so, as it is misleading to the point of being meaningless.

    National Review, January 29, 2014
  • How Big Government Drives Inequality

    Liberals’ determination to consolidate wealth and power in Washington exacerbates the income equality that liberals publicly decry.

    Wall Street Journal, January 16, 2014
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    Governor Mike Pence: 2014 State of the State Address

    Gov. Pence talks about Indiana’s success in implementing a conservative reform agenda in such areas as tax policy, higher education, school choice, road construction, and health care., January 14, 2014
  • The Orphaned Middle Class

    Whether it’s health care, higher education, illegal immigration, energy issues, or monetary policy, Washington policymakers are ignoring the middle class.

    Washington Times, December 26, 2013
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    A Conservative Volcker Rule

    Rather than just seeking to restrain Fannie, Freddie, and the Federal Reserve, Republicans should take aim at “Too Big to Fail”—by making banks smaller, simpler, and safer.

    National Review, December 16, 2013
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    Back to Work

    Conservatives can help the long-term unemployed—and everyone else—by proposing reforms such as improving transportation networks to make it easier to get to and from work.

    The Weekly Standard, December 16, 2013
  • Obama’s Failed Approach Has Increased Income Inequality

    We’ve already tried five years of President Obama’s approach to dealing with income inequality, and while big companies’ stock prices have gone up, the typical American’s income has gone down.

    National Review, December 5, 2013