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 | Dec 26, 2018

I didn’t vote for Donald Trump. I was afraid his obviously improvised campaign, imprecise explanations concerning how he planned to achieve his policy goals, and unsettling antics presaged a disastrous one-term presidency if he somehow managed to win. Unlike Bill…

by | Aug 1, 2018

Friday morning, 26-year-old software developer David Casarez put on a shirt and tie, grabbed his homemade cardboard sign saying “Homeless – Hungry 4 Success – Take a Resume” and positioned himself at an intersection in Mountain View, California. A passerby…

by | Dec 4, 2017

The Institute for Justice (IJ) recently released an updated edition of its report on the state of occupational licensing in the country. The report, which examines the licensing requirements for 102 different occupations across all fifty states and the District…

by | Mar 16, 2017

“They may have been phony in the past but they are real now.” — Sean Spicer, March 10 “This is going to be a new era for American jobs and job creation,” President Donald Trump proclaimed Wednesday in a speech…

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….

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