by | Jul 18, 2019

When he testified before Congress last week, Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell made an interesting comment: “We don’t have any basis or any evidence for calling this a hot labor market.” He added that “to call something hot, you…

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 | Feb 15, 2017

President Ronald Reagan once said that “the best social program is a productive job for anyone who’s willing to work.” The data clearly support Reagan’s claim, which is just as true today as it was in 1982. According to the…

by | Jan 16, 2017

Editor’s Note: This is part four in a five-part series on a new approach to the War on Drugs. This is a nuanced topic and we present the views here as a contribution to the conversation. You can read Part I…

by | Sep 7, 2016

Charles Koch talked with Mike Rowe of “Dirty Jobs” fame. Their conversation is well worth listening to. It’s surprising to those on the Left that criminal justice reform is important to conservatives. In fact, in Texas, massive reforms have lead…

by | Jun 8, 2016

A couple weeks ago, my home got hit with lightning. I don’t know if there’s such thing as a “little hit” of lightning — like the Seinfeld episode of “good” cancer in which the person still died — but it…

by | Jun 3, 2016

The United States unemployment rate fell to 4.7% but the workforce fell by 458,000 people. Only 62.6% of the population is working. Obama’s economy is imploding: 8:42 a.m. So, who was hiring in May? Healthcare added the most jobs, with…

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