Unfortunately the largest spending package in American history is ample with corporate handouts, opening a potential minefield of corporate irresponsibility.
If cash transfers to failing businesses are now a given any time the economy is in crisis, then where is the bailout for small businesses?
While it remains a favorite policy prescription for politicians eager to appear as salvific heroes in times of need, it is untenable as a serious idea to stimulate anything except our national debt.
The stimulus approach fails to address the fundamental causes of the economic downturn, while it balloons the deficit to no good end.
Sen. Kennedy said colleagues were acting like ‘a-holes’ by holding the latest Wuhan virus package hostage to include leftist pipe dreams.
The Treasury secretary isn’t proving up to the job of actually helping America, and it’s time to replace him with proven winners.
When reporting on the Democratic blunder, The New York Times got the headline right the first time, only to change it three times to appease readers.
Instead of bailouts, Congress should create new safety net programs that largely recover the cash relief from the same households and businesses that receive taxpayer support.
Like the New Deal, every additional billion dollars in stimulus and bailout spending will further delay the economic recovery we all want and need.
The leaders of both parties made getting Congress out of town a bigger priority than giving lawmakers the time to do their due diligence.
If inflation reaches ‘80s levels and the Fed responds by increasing interest rates to ‘80s levels, the United States will undergo a jarring debt crisis.
The famously fatuous school leader who continually failed upward says he regrets not re-engineering even more of American life without the input of the American people or their representatives.
How we fund U.S. infrastructure is certainly a debate worth having. But it’s a debate worth having without ever using the word ‘crumbling.’
Senate conservatives need to be tough on Jerome Powell. Bad policy choices at the Federal Reserve that he supports have been toxic for the blue-collar American worker.
The past decade of throwing taxpayers’ money at health information technology makes the Solyndra boondoggle look like chump change.
Hillary Clinton’s plan for a ‘fair’ economy looks like a populist’s dream, but two studies find it would simply double down on President Obama’s failures.
Desperate for anything positive-sounding to run on this fall, Democrats seized on education. But their education policies are ruining our country’s future.
We are so over with being impressed by this president.
If this was a successful Keynesian stimulus, it takes a vivid imagination to see what failure looks like.
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