Jackie Gingrich Cushman, For the news industry to thrive, it has to address their audience’s low opinion of their work product and make it better. While the First Amendment provides freedom of the press, it does not address the potential bias of those who work in the press, or what control the press might have.
Stephen Moore, With the recent announcement of Walmart’s increasing starting wages and Fiat Chrysler’s opening a new plant (with 2,500 jobs) in Michigan, there are now more than a hundred companies that have offered bonuses and benefit hikes to their workers due to the tax cut. An estimated 1 million workers have benefited. This after
Donald Lambro, WASHINGTON — President Trump continued to soften a few of his hardcore positions on immigration Tuesday at an extraordinary, bipartisan, deal-cutting meeting with lawmakers at the White House. Attempting to broker a compromise for the $18 billion wall he wants to build on the U.S.-Mexico border, Trump seemed to be willing to sign
Veronique de Rugy, Imagine that each month, you spend $2,000 more than you earn and charge the difference to your credit card. You make interest payments but never attempt to pay down your debt, instead just letting it grow. There will inevitably come a time when you have to ask the credit card company to
Larry Elder, The stories of sexual harassment of women that Hollywood won’t be telling. In President Donald Trump era, Hollywood has become more political and less entertaining, while Washington, D.C., has become more entertaining and less political. The theme of this year’s Golden Globes awards show was “Time’s Up,” the movement to salute the women
Larry Kudlow, There were two big money-and-politics stories in the first week of the new year: The Dow Jones industrial average soared 577 points, and former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon ended his political career. Are these two events related? Perhaps more than you might think. Bannon’s peculiar notions of populism were essentially anti-growth.
Star Parker, President Trump took office at the beginning of 2017 swimming in a sea of negativity. Some predicted that he wouldn’t make it through the year. Some predicted that he even if he did, he would fail to get any major legislation passed. Pew Research Center reported that 62 percent of the news stories
Michael Cutler, The stunning numbers the Left cannot refute. On December 21, 2017 the Department of Justice issued a press release, “Departments of Justice and Homeland Security Release Data on Incarcerated Aliens—94 Percent of All Confirmed Aliens in DOJ Custody Are Unlawfully Present.” The initial statistic cited in the title of that DOJ press release
Walter E. Williams, We are a nation of 325 million people. We have a bit of control over the behavior of our 535 elected representatives in Congress, the president and the vice president. But there are seven unelected people who have life-and-death control over our economy and hence our lives — the seven governors of
Susan Stamper Brown, On Twitter December 28, President Trump wrote: “In the East, it could be the COLDEST New Year’s Eve on record. Perhaps we could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming that our Country, but not other countries, was going to pay TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS to protect against. Bundle up!”
Jon Russell, Bitcoin has been on a tear this past with the value of the cryptocurrency jumping from $8,000 to nearly $20,000. Well that run hit an abrupt end today as the price crashed as much as 23 percent on Coinbase. The price briefly dipped below $12,000 on some exchanges at around 7:30 am London
Matthew Vadum, Congress passed the largest overhaul of the tax system in decades yesterday, handing President Trump his first major legislative victory and clearing the way for strong economic growth likely to provide potentially long-term electoral benefits for Republicans. This historic development is already causing apoplexy and aneurysms on the Left where allowing people to