One late afternoon in 1974 at a Washington DC restaurant, a young economist named Arthur Laffer met with Jude Wanniski, a Wall Street Journal reporter,…View More The Laffer Curve and U.S. Tax Policy
Whenever there’s breaking news, the coverage can become a topic in its own right. Mainstream and fringe media alike get labeled as spreading “propaganda.” Meriam-Webster…View More Techniques of Propaganda
Our political culture has changed. Many of us now live in a time of outright antagonism and active opposition for what the other side has…View More Technology is Screwing Us
“Democratic Socialism” in the United States has been catching on. To most Americans, the idea either sounds scary because it will undermine the success of…View More What’s the deal with Democratic Socialism?
When there is so much conflicting information broadcast by different mainstream media outlets, one wonders how an average voter can come to an informed opinion…View More How to separate fact from fiction in 2018
The Supreme Court’s recent decision in the Masterpiece Cakeshop was much anticipated and pitted supporters of religious expression by a Colorado wedding-cake baker against supporters…View More Five thoughts on the gay wedding-cake decision
The Social Security Trust Fund holds $2.9 trillion dollars in government debt. It has accumulated these IOU’s because revenue from Social Security taxes has exceeded…View More Social Security is drying up. Here’s how we fix it.
America, we have a problem. The U.S. Federal debt at the end of 2017 broke $20 trillion dollars, which amounts to over $60,000 for every…View More Fixing the federal debt
Ten years ago, the Supreme Court’s District of Columbia v. Heller decision smashed through what Americans thought they knew about the Second Amendment’s right to…View More What’s the Matter with Heller?
The Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms provides a check on government oppression. Or at least Americans tend to believe that. A Rasmussen…View More Do Guns Save Us From Tyranny?