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Our 1 Percent Economy

Stephen Moore, Have you noticed that Hillary Clinton wants to talk about the economy about as much as she wants to talk about Monica Lewinsky or Benghazi? Here’s why: The economy is lousy. Feeble. Barack Obama’s own numbers prove it. We got revised GDP numbers from the Commerce Department on Friday and the economy is

The new GDP numbers are terrible. No wonder Hillary won’t talk about the economy

Steve Moore, No wonder Hillary doesn’t want to talk about the economy. ‎ We got revised GDP numbers from the Commerce Department on Friday and the economy actually did slightly WORSE than originally estimated. Growth was 1.1 percent in the second quarter of this year and less than 1 percent for the first six months

Gen. Mike Flynn, Rep. Allen West, Dr. David Grantham: Yes, we can defeat terrorism

Michael Flynn, Allen West, Dr. David Grantham The legendary Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu rightly observed generations ago that “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.” But he also taught that “if you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every

Allen West: Millennials and National Security in the 21st Century

(Editors’ Note: This column was co-authored by NCPA Research Associate Christian Yiu) It is summer time and that means most students are out and about, some having fun, others are working jobs. At the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) in Dallas, it means summer research associates who conduct extensive research with our senior experts

How Defense Spending Creates an Unsecure Future

David Grantham, The defense budget, in constant dollars, has held steady for nearly 30 years. However, our armed forces are ill-equipped for conflict. Expenditures have remained stable for decades, yet America now has 35 percent fewer combat brigades, 53 percent fewer ships and 63 percent fewer combat air squadrons. How in the world does military

Allen West: Service Members Deserve Better Health Care Options

Editor’s note: This piece was co-authored by NCPA Executive Director Allen West and Veterans Coalition of North Central Texas President Nekima Horton. In 2014, the four year old daughter of a serviceman stationed in Iraq nearly drowned in her family pool. She spent three and a half minutes under water before her mother found her