by | Mar 22, 2020

For the umpteenth time, stay home for two weeks. Sure, buy your takeout. Mask and glove up to get your groceries. Take a walk in the fresh air and avoid people. Just stay home otherwise. Otherwise, plan for this. Why?…

by | Mar 17, 2020

Americans are irrepressible. It’s their most endearing, and annoying, quality. Optimistic, youthful in age and temperament, and with a can-do attitude that borders on insanity, Americans find a way to overcome. The world, older, more jaded by geography and history,…

by | Oct 7, 2019

The Democrats face an insurmountable obstacle in their ongoing quest to oust the president. Trump himself succinctly captured their dilemma last Friday: “Unemployment Rate, at 3.5%, drops to a 50 YEAR LOW. Wow America, lets impeach your President.” Numerous polls…

by | Aug 3, 2019

President Trump announced Thursday that a new 10-percent tariff would be imposed on an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese imports starting September 1. In a string of tweets, the president listed the continued sale of Fentanyl to the U.S….

by | Jul 4, 2019

Presidents Trump and Xi’s decision to resume trade talks at the G20 Summit is a step in the right direction. But the “hold” on List 4 tariffs is temporary, as far as we know, and it keeps businesses guessing in…

by | Oct 23, 2018

Donald Trump blasted the Federal Reserve last week, labeling them his “biggest threat” on account of another interest rate hike in September. Since July, Trump has repeatedly jabbed at the Fed, letting Federal Reserve Board of Director Jerome Powell feel…

by | Oct 10, 2018

The most striking difference between Democrats and Republicans is not their views on #MeToo, affirmative action, or the Supreme Court. It’s how they view the economy. Republicans deplore socialism. But more than half of Democrats view socialism favorably, in a…

by | Sep 7, 2018

The Trump economy is quite the party. Stocks are soaring, jobs are easy to come by, and incomes continue to rise across the U.S. Yet, September’s IBD/TIPP poll, one of only two polls to correctly predict the 2016 election, is…

by | Sep 6, 2018

This article was written by Rod Richardson, Doug Woodring, and Scott Cassell. Due to limitations in our formatting, we include their bylines here. An estimated 8 million tons of plastic enters the ocean each year — a large number, but…

by | Aug 22, 2018

In the suburb of Houston I call home, the gig economy has made all the difference. Getting to the airport used to be a two-day logistical planning pain in the butt. Uber changed that. We didn’t have taxis. Now, neighbors…

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