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The facade of the Federal Reserve Bank.

DC’s Insatiable Urge to Splurge

Asked Wednesday when Congress will raise the debt ceiling by mid-October, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi responded that the House will do what needs to be done “because it’s the responsible thing to do.” What exactly? “We’re paying the Trump credit card,” she said. As long as both parties think they can keep spending money on credit and blame it all on the other side, red ink will flow. Read More ›
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P20210121AS-0485: President Joe Biden walks along the Colonnade Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, to the Oval Office of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)
Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz

Comforter-in-Chief? Not Really

This time, mourning parents aren’t blaming a president for sending their children to war to die. They’re angry that he ordered a botched withdrawal in which their children were killed — and he thought it was about his grief. He doesn’t know what to say to them, and I don’t know what to say about him, other than: He doesn’t seem to be in command. Read More ›
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Questioning Vaccine Mandates

If a free society is to remain worthy of the name, persuasion—not coercion—must be the watchword. Because if COVID becomes the excuse for government and Big Business to exert such extreme control, even greater intrusions on civil liberties will surely follow. Once power is grabbed, the grabbers rarely let go. Read More ›
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Piggy bank with graduation hat and jar with money for education on table. Tuition fees concept
Piggy bank with graduation hat and jar with money for education on table. Tuition fees concept

Who Wants Higher Tuition?

President Joe Biden and Democrats want to lower the cost of higher education by increasing Pell Grants and forgiving student debt. Biden wants to forgive $10,000 per student. Progressives want to up the ante to $50,000 per individual. Here’s a novel idea: Maybe the better way to cut the cost of college is to cut the cost of college. Read More ›
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Beautiful toddler sitting on the floor playing with building blocks toy at kindergarten

With Biden It’s a Free-for-All, Preschool Included

Falling within his $1.8 trillion American Families Plans, the President is attempting to push a policy of government-provided preschool for all three- and four-year-old children. Read More ›
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Stealing Vaccine Patents Would Be a Big Mistake

Patent protection is crucial to the free-market system and essential to continuing medical innovation. Whatever immediate benefit might be derived by stealing the vaccine would ultimately be more than offset by the new drugs never brought to market and vaccines not invented. Read More ›
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Flags of different countries
Flags of different countries

K-12 Redesign: A Financial Overhaul

The United States leads the world in K-12 education spending yet lags behind 25 other developed nations in K-12 student achievement. Read More ›
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P20210121AS-0485: President Joe Biden walks along the Colonnade Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, to the Oval Office of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)
Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz

$130 Billion & First 100 Days

President Biden promised to reopen K-12 public schools within his first 100 days in office. His current proposal entails $130 billion of funding toward this end. Will the teacher unions determine this massive funding sufficient and get their teachers back on campus and in classrooms? Read More ›