Aug 24, 2015
I blame the decline on Donald Trump. Markets are finally taking note of the fact that the candidate atop the polls is someone who wants to restrict immigration, cut back on foreign trade, and raise marginal tax rates.
Aug 17, 2015
Federal Reserve critic Steve Lonegan says he’s all for cutting taxes and regulations. But there’s a third leg of the economic policy tripod, which is sound money, either a gold standard or a rule-based monetary policy. Why aren’t presidential candidates seizing the issue?
Aug 10, 2015
The surprise stories of the presidential campaign so far have been the billionaire and the anti-billionaire. They are more alike than you might think.
Aug 4, 2015
The wealth, or lack of it, of the presidential candidates, or potential presidential candidates, is emerging as an issue in the presidential race.
Jul 27, 2015
There is a humungous logical leap to the climate change conclusion that the appropriate policy response is setting a national target for the number of solar panels installed.
Jul 20, 2015
The first Republican presidential debate is coming up Aug. 6, in Cleveland, Ohio. Here are some questions the moderators might consider asking two of the candidates.
Jul 13, 2015
Hillary Clinton gave an economic policy speech Monday at the New School in New York, calling for what she called a “growth and fairness economy” and outlining her domestic policy message for the campaign going forward. Here are eight observations on the talk.
Jul 6, 2015
The Rockefeller Brothers Iran policy spending is a reminder that spending by left-leaning mega-foundations deserves watching carefully.