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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has A Serious Billionaire Problem

Redistribution: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says billionaires are immoral. She also thinks the U.S. should be more like Sweden and Norway. So she wants more billionaires here? X Democrats have recently discovered a new threat to the American way of life: billionaires. An interviewer recently asked socialist Ocasio-Cortez: “Do we live in a moral world that allows […]

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The True Lessons Of Amazon’s Tax Bill And The Refund Ruckus

Jay: “What do they call it when everything intersects?” Sam: “The Bermuda Triangle.” — Sleepless in Seattle X Sometimes events come magically together to provide what Modern America calls a “teachable moment.” That opportunity could be here on taxes — if our populace and political class could spot the true lessons behind some recent sensational […]

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Over-Zealous Antitrust Enforcement Vs. National Interest: The Case Of Qualcomm And 5G

Our own government is, once again, undermining the nation’s economic and security interests by launching an unnecessary antitrust attack on a leading domestic company.  This time, the company is Qualcomm, our leader in 3G, 4G and emerging 5G mobile communications technologies.  Leadership in 5G will be global and foundational to nearly all the new advanced […]

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Congress’ New Progressive Class Wants To Get Hold Of Buffett’s Billions

When Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., proposed a 70% rate on personal income of more than $10 million, one could easily anticipate this was just the beginning of the calls to soak the rich. As expected, former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro noted approvingly that “There was a time in this country where the top marginal […]

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Are Democrats Offering Economic Policies, Or Pipe Dreams?

As Democrats swing left, it becomes increasingly difficult to imagine what their triumph in the next election would mean for America. The presidential candidates endorse a variety of far-reaching proposals that, if adopted, would represent the largest expansion of government since Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society. The added federal spending, taxes or deficits could total hundreds […]

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How Does ‘Boss’ AOC Plan To Pay For Her $93 Trillion Green New Deal?

Environmentalism: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has declared herself “boss” of the “Green New Deal.” Maybe she can explain were the money will come from to pay its $93 trillion cost. Because taxing the rich won’t even scratch the surface. X At an event on Friday, Ocasio-Cortez complained about criticism of the Green New Deal — much of it […]

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Here’s Why N.Y. Lost Amazon’s HQ2 … Hint, It Wasn’t Because Of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Business Un-Friendly: Amazon’s decision to pull the plug on the New York half of its “HQ2” shows just how inhospitable the state has become to businesses. Even a $3 billion sweetheart deal couldn’t overcome its toxic economic environment. There’s a lesson here. X Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been running around claiming credit for Amazon’s […]

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John Kenneth Galbraith’s ‘The Affluent Society’ Revisited

I am rereading “The Affluent Society” with pleasure and profit. X Written by Harvard economist John Kenneth Galbraith and published in 1958, “The Affluent Society” survives as one of the most influential books of the last half of the 20th century. Galbraith foretold that private prosperity would lead to a larger public sector. But this […]

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President Trump: Why Not Propose a Truly ‘Green’ New Deal?

Hidden in President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address last week — and practically uncommented upon — was the seed of a revolutionary political platform. X “An amazing quality of life for all of our citizens,” the Chief Executive mooted, “is within reach.” President Trump defined that “amazing quality of life” in part as […]