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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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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 […]

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$15 Minimum Wage Sparks A Jobs Recession In New York

X Economics 101: When Amazon pulled out of New York, the loss of 25,000 future jobs made headlines. What isn’t making headlines are the thousands of jobs being destroyed right now thanks to the city’s new $15 minimum wage. Over the past four years, the minimum wage for New York City restaurants that employ more […]

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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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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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Someone Just Noticed The Middle-Class Revival Going On Under Trump

Middle-Class Economics: USA Today ran a surprising story on Tuesday headlined “Can the middle-class revival under Trump last?” It’s surprising — shocking really — because it might just be the first time a major news outlet has admitted that there has been a middle-class revival under Trump. X We did a search for news stories […]

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Why Do Some Local Economies Thrive While Others Struggle? Liberals Won’t Like The Answer

Americans continue to be on the move. According to North American Moving Services, California and New York were losing residents and had some of the highest rates of outbound moves (based on moving truck rental data) in 2018, while Texas and Florida were among the states with highest rates of inbound moves. X Broadly speaking, […]