Economy

John Stossel: Paid Time Off

June 17, 2019

Both Republican and Democratic politicians want government to “do more” to give parents paid time off. “This is not a women’s issue. It’s a family issue,” says [...]

John Stossel: In Money We Trust?

June 11, 2019

Look at the dollar bills in your wallet. They say they are “legal tender for all debts.” But are they? What makes them valuable? What makes them worth anything? Each bill says, “In [...]

John Stossel: A Lie, a Myth and a Question

May 12, 2019

Socialists like Bernie Sanders tell us that “the rich get richer, and the poor get poorer.” That’s a lie. Yes, rich people got absurdly rich. Last year, says Oxfam, “the [...]

Student Report: Grading the Trump Economy

August 8, 2018

In the second quarter, the U.S. Gross Domestic Product grew at a phenomenal rate of 4.1 percent. President Donald Trump announced “We are on track to hit the highest annual average growth rate in [...]

Pelosi Vows to Undo Federal Tax Reform

July 19, 2018

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) says she will work to undo the federal tax reforms enacted in December 2017 if the Democratic Party achieves a majority in the U.S. House of [...]

Congress, Trump Roll Back Dodd-Frank

June 15, 2018

The U.S. House of Representatives passed on May 22 a Senate-approved bill to ease federal restrictions on banks and reduce the cost of regulatory compliance. President Trump signed the legislation [...]

EPA Revokes Interim Fuel Economy Increases

May 17, 2018

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt announced EPA was revoking standards requiring cars and light trucks sold in the United States to achieve an average of more than [...]

Larry Elder: Democrats’ War on Capitalism

May 16, 2018

Hillary Clinton recently offered yet another reason why she lost her second consecutive race for the presidency: capitalism. At the Shared Value Leadership Summit in New York City, Clinton was asked [...]

Fannie Mae Seeks Second Taxpayer Bailout

May 12, 2018

The Federal National Mortgage Association, a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) commonly referred to as Fannie Mae, is asking the U.S. Treasury Department for $3.7 billion in taxpayer money to [...]
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