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by | Oct 5, 2022

During the past three years, under COVID lockdowns and particularly during the period of 2020–21, the federal government has shuttered our economy. The feds’ actions caused a major reduction in America’s capacity to produce. The federal government also increased demand…

by | Sep 3, 2022

“Wow, what a mistake that was,” New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said of New York’s decision “to have all the kids go home and learn remotely.” “Women couldn’t go to their jobs,” she added. Forget all those 2020 lectures from…

by | Aug 22, 2022

In the summer of 2020, as I have done every summer for the past 30 years, I commuted between my home in Kansas City and my cottage on Lake Erie in Chautauqua County, New York. I was reminded of that…

by | Aug 16, 2022

China released data on Monday that paints a bleak economic picture. In July, consumer spending, investment, factory output, real estate, and youth hiring all slowed. In response to the data, economists at Standard Chartered cut their forecast for the Chinese…

by | Aug 14, 2022

The federal government continues to place harmful burdens on the American economy: tariffs, deficit spending, regulation, and excessive money supply, which is the primary cause of inflation. Inflation is the worst possible burden for members of the lower and middle…

by | Jul 24, 2022

Not so very long ago, California was arguably the brightest jewel in the crown of human civilization. Now, thanks to Democratic politicians, its two once-great cities, San Francisco and Los Angeles, are post-apocalyptic pigsties where whole blocks of stores are…

by | Jul 13, 2022

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The most crippling political public relations disasters often involve minor issues that reinforce an existing, negative narrative about an existing candidate. When Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis was running against Vice President George H. W. Bush in the…

by | Jul 5, 2022

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a serious setback to his government when two of his cabinet ministers resigned on Tuesday. Treasury chief Rishi Sunak and Health Secretary Sajid Javid chose to leave Johnson’s government minutes apart from each other…

by | Jun 29, 2022

Literally the week before President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address, there was a slaughter. Dozens of state and local mask mandates and vaccine requirements were cut down as they stood, freeing American students and citizens from nearly two…

by | Apr 28, 2022

The pandemic has been wreaking havoc in China, not due to the virus but due to the Chinese government’s policies. Shanghai has been locked down since March 28, and people are scrambling for food and other vital supplies on a…

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