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Hunt Lawrence and Daniel J. Flynn
Hunt Lawrence is a New York based investor, Daniel J. Flynn is Contributing Editor to The American Spectator and the author of several books, including "Cult City: Jim Jones, Harvey Milk, and 10 Days That Shook San Francisco"
by | Oct 18, 2019

Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain. I’m shocked, shocked to find that gambling is going on in here. These are not the droids you’re looking for. In the movies, Frank Morgan, Claude Rains, and Alec Guinness deliver…

by | Oct 9, 2019

Elizabeth Warren seeks to prohibit federal judges from owning individual stocks. She wrote on Monday that “my plan would eliminate the appearance of impropriety by banning federal judges from owning or trading individual stocks, while allowing them to instead invest…

by | Sep 28, 2019

The Federal Reserve sold another $75 billion in overnight repurchase agreements (repos) on Wednesday, with demand dramatically overwhelming supply. And by the end of the day, the New York Fed announced increasing the overnight repos available from it to $100…

by | Sep 19, 2019

Health care ranked as most important issue, save for “the ability to beat Donald Trump,” for Democratic voters in a FiveThirtyEight/Ipsos poll taken before and after last week’s presidential debate. The debate revealed fissures among the party’s presidential aspirants on…

by | Sep 7, 2019

CNN hosted a climate change town hall event Wednesday night long enough to make eyes glaze over — in one case, with blood. The network placed dead last among the three major cable news channels in the ratings with an…

by | Aug 29, 2019

Donald Trump continues to pressure the Federal Reserve. He’s not the only one. “The Federal Reserve loves watching our manufacturers struggle with their exports to the benefit of other parts of the world,” he tweeted this week. “Has anyone looked…

by | Aug 21, 2019

The Washington Post reports, “Several senior White House officials have begun discussing whether to push for a temporary payroll tax cut as a way to arrest an economic slowdown, three people familiar with the discussions said.” The discussions follow a…

by | Aug 8, 2019

Donald Trump accuses China of currency manipulation as he pressures the Federal Reserve to do the same thing. If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. “Our problem is not China,” the president tweeted on Wednesday. “We are stronger than ever,…

by | Aug 1, 2019

Bipartisanship, a rare commodity in 21st-century Washington, returned to the Capitol this past week. Democrats and Republicans came together to put Americans further into debt. The House of Representatives voted to suspend the debt ceiling until March of 2021. The…

by | Jul 23, 2019

Seattle, we have a problem. Amazon generated almost $12 billion in income domestically last year. But the company paid no corporate income tax. Instead, the federal government paid the company $129 million in tax rebates. Amazon, like so many other…

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