Willis L. Krumholz
Willis L. Krumholz
Willis Krumholz

Willis L. Krumholz is a fellow at Defense Priorities. He holds a JD and MBA degree from the University of St. Thomas, and works in the financial services industry. The views expressed are those of the author only. You can follow Willis on Twitter @WillKrumholz.

No, Shutting Down Another Stimulus Won’t Cost Trump The Election

What makes Trump look worse before the election: trying to get a deal with no success, or pointing out that the other side doesn’t want a deal for political reasons and pulling out of talks?

China’s Hardball Tactics Have Isolated It From The World

China has tried to pull Europe away from America, but the strategy isn’t working. Turns out, Europeans have the same concerns as America over China’s behavior.

To Win Re-Election, Trump Should Nominate Amy Coney Barrett

Not only is this the right decision on principle, since judicial nominations are the duty of the president, but it is also the right political move.

How To Keep Corporate Wokeness From Destroying America

The Democratic Party long ago abandoned working-class blacks and whites in favor of identity politics, corporatism, and cultural leftism. It’s time for the GOP to step up by returning to its roots.

Congress’ Coronavirus Response Could Cause Mass Layoffs Right Before The Election

Congress has created a policy cocktail, authored by both Republicans and Democrats, that may keep our unemployment rate elevated throughout 2020.

While Defending Rioters, The Media Ignores Slain Black Police Officers

Violence directed at cops is being ignored, and innocent victims aren’t having their stories told when it won’t fit the media’s narrative. It has to end.

Here’s A List Of The Police Killed Or Injured In The Last Week’s Violence

Police have been shot, stabbed, run over, and hit with objects across the country since the death of George Floyd in the custody of Minneapolis Police. These injuries and deaths have been unreported by the national media. 

Spygate Law Firm That Attempted To Overturn 2016 Election Behind 2020 Voting Lawsuits

A Democratic effort is underway in at least 16 states to overturn restrictions on mail-in balloting and third-party ballot harvesting.

How Trillion-Dollar Deficits Kill Blue-Collar America, And Coronavirus Bailouts Make It Worse

Because of the coronavirus bailouts, the federal deficit is now expected to be $3.7 trillion for fiscal year 2020. This is a huge drag on Americans’ earnings and retirement security.

How To Stop China And The Left From Controlling The World Through Intolerance

In the face of asymmetric intolerance, such as communist China’s bully tactics, corporations rationally take the path of least resistance and slide into corporate leftism.

Nancy Pelosi’s Wuhan Virus Priority Is To Give Money To Her Rich Donors

Behind the scenes, congressional Democrats’ main priority is bringing back a big tax loophole for rich people in high-tax blue states: their donors.

The Wuhan Virus Is Serious, But Shutting Down Isn’t The Long-Term Answer

What to do about the U.S. economy in the wake of the Wuhan virus? The answer requires a mix of both short-term suppression and then long-term mitigation.

Trump’s COVID-19 Response Will Make Or Break His 2020 Reelection Bid

The economic implications of the virus are most concerning of all, and require a level of seriousness from the White House that was missing for much of last week.

The Top Thing Government Childcare Needs Is No Marriage Penalties

The Trump administration wants more funding for states’ child care welfare, but the program is prone to fraud, waste, and abuse, and it carries massive marriage penalties.

In Minnesota, People Who Sexually Abuse Children Are Usually Given Just Probation

Treating child predation like a disease has put too much focus on rehabilitating criminals and too little focus on keeping children safe.

How To Make Abortion Less Profitable For Planned Parenthood

The City Pages hit, and Planned Parenthood not liking the billboards, is not just about a disagreement over a controversial issue. It’s about money.

Why Conflict With Iran Over Iraq Can’t End Until America Withdraws

Instead of playing politics, Washington must realize that risking the lives of American forces in a gamble to reduce Iranian influence in Iraq isn’t worth it and may be self-defeating.

Bloomberg’s Plan For Black Americans Doubles Down On The Left’s Failures

Michael Bloomberg’s new plan is a perfect example of the failure of center-left policy concoctions meant to help black Americans, invariably cooked up by rich liberals.

How Trump Can Triple His Support Among Black Voters In 2020

Trump is uniquely gifted to bring black America back into the GOP. Come spring 2020, he should go to Detroit and aim for winning back black voters.

The Fundamental Question Is: Why Is America Still In The Middle East?

D.C.’s hysteria is dangerous. The strike wasn’t necessarily wrong, but the president must tread carefully. Too much of D.C. wants him not to.