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Stephen Moore
Stephen Moore is an economic analyst with FreedomWorks and a Fox News (and American Spectator) contributor. His latest book is Fueling Freedom: Exposing the Mad War on Energy (Regnery).  
by | May 26, 2017

I was honored to work in the Office of Management and Budget under President Ronald Reagan. I’ve been waiting for 30 years to say this, but finally we have a federal budget proposal that would make the Gipper proud. This…

by | May 22, 2017

A recent front page story in the Wall Street Journal opines that 3 percent economic growth isn’t achievable. It argues that 2 to 2.5 percent growth is the best we can do because of low labor force and productivity growth….

by | May 9, 2017

What a difference an election makes. Remember when liberals said there was NO WAY Donald Trump could or would ever revive the coal industry? He was called a liar and a charlatan for going to West Virginia and Pennsylvania and other parts…

by | Apr 17, 2017

Buried in an otherwise humdrum jobs report for March was the jaw-dropping pronouncement by the Labor Department that mining jobs in America were up by 11,000 in March. Since the low point in October 2016 and following years of painful…

by | Apr 10, 2017

For all the obsession in Washington and in college faculty lounges over income inequality, why isn’t there more outrage over government policies that exacerbate the problem? There are hundreds of programs that make the poor poorer and increase poverty in…

by | Mar 16, 2017

What hypocrites liberals and the media are. For weeks on end they’ve been beating up Trump for not taking the initiative on the $10 trillion debt build-up under Barrack Obama or the runaway entitlement programs that could bankrupt our nation….

by | Mar 6, 2017

Growth Doves. That’s what I call the liberal economists and political commentators who say that the U.S. can’t achieve 4% growth. It’s a ridiculous claim — disproved by history — but they are clinging to it. The reason is obvious….

by | Feb 28, 2017

Governors and state legislators say they are running out of money again, and many are demanding tax hikes to close budget gaps. Here we go again. The cycle in state capitals from Albany to Sacramento is always the same: spend…

by | Jan 24, 2017

By sheer coincidence, I found myself on the Washington Mall on Saturday morning and so came face to face with the thousands of marchers protesting Donald Trump’s election. As far as I could see, these were solemn and peaceful rallies….

by | Jan 18, 2017

Environmental groups have declared war against Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Don’t be surprised if Mr. Pruitt’s nomination hearing this week degenerates into a three-ring circus of obnoxious and disruptive Big Green…

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