Category Archives: Economics

Agriculture

Liz Peek, writing in The Hill, writes: We are told that the tariff tiffs have caused a collapse in U.S. agricultural exports to China, and consequent heartbreak in our heartland. It isn’t true. What are her arguments? DOA forecasts an … Continue reading

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Recession

Serious recessions may not be inevitable, more likely they have an avoidable cause. The housing crisis, the dot com bubble, and the current trade war are examples. Annie Lowrey, in an informative article in The Atlantic, writes: The Next Recession … Continue reading

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Export Import Bank 2019

The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) is the official export credit agency of the United States. Ex-Im Bank’s mission is to assist in financing the export of U.S. goods and services to international markets. The Export-Import Bank … Continue reading

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John Stossel’s social darwinism

This country has nothing to fear from the crooked man who fails. We put him in jail. It is the crooked man who succeeds who is a threat to this country.–TR John Stossel’s column “A lie, a myth and a … Continue reading

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Does election make one wise?

History has tried hard to teach us that we can’t have good government under politicians. Now, to go and stick one at the very head of the government couldn’t be wise. — Mark Twain, New York Herald, 26 August 1876 Does … Continue reading

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What they say about themselves

For the over one-third of residents in our district relying on public health insurance, these cuts (to Medicare and Medicaid) would be devastating.–Tracy Mitrano We are fighting to protect Medicare and Social Security, and have never supported a plan that … Continue reading

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What’s conservative?

Religion, morality, and knowledge, being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged. — Northwest Ordinance of 1787 inscribed on Angell Hall at the University of Michigan What’s conservative? … Continue reading

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