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Is the Economy Headed to Crazytown? Nov. 22, 2018

Froma Harrop

The recent election suggested — and subsequent polls showed — that a public happy with t... Read More

Funny How the Stock Market Tweets Come and Go Nov. 01, 2018

Froma Harrop

After a long absence, another "Stock Market up" tweet was issued Wednesday by Donald Trump. He'd bee... Read More

Will You Stop Obsessing Over Trump Insults? Oct. 23, 2018

Froma Harrop

It's getting harder by the day to tune in to MSNBC. My chief complaint isn't the leftish slant. It's... Read More

The Debt Clock Keeps Spinning Jul. 05, 2018

Steve Chapman

In 1989, a New York businessman who was worried about chronic federal budget deficits erected the Na... Read More

If You Want Fiscal Responsibility, Elect Democrats Jun. 26, 2018

Froma Harrop

Before last year's big tax cuts, the economy was improving nicely. After the tax cuts, the economy i... Read More

Trump Will Sink the Economy, Too Jun. 12, 2018

Froma Harrop

That was quite a show Donald Trump put on in Canada. Insulting our closest friends and trading partn... Read More

To Infinity and Beyond: Are Trillion-Dollar Deficits the New Norm? Apr. 12, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

Trillion-dollar deficits are coming back faster than originally projected. Though it's fair to compl... Read More

The Spending Bill Brings Us Closer to National Bankruptcy Mar. 29, 2018

Steve Chapman

Someday, elderly Americans will reminisce about the days when the federal budget was in surplus, and... Read More

Swamp Spending 101: The Omnibus Spending Bill Mar. 22, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

Republicans are once again proving why they actually deserve the label of the biggest swamp spenders... Read More

Making the Federal Government Lean Again Feb. 08, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

We are not in a full-scale war. We are not in a recession or fighting a high unemployment rate. But ... Read More

How Federal Policies Mortgage the Future Feb. 04, 2018

Steve Chapman

Twenty or 50 years from now, the uproar over the House Intelligence Committee memo will be no more t... Read More

Should Congress Cut Up Uncle Sam's Credit Card? Jan. 11, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

Imagine that each month, you spend $2,000 more than you earn and charge the difference to your credi... Read More

Whom Do We Thank for Today's Strong Economy? Dec. 12, 2017

Froma Harrop

A president deserves partial credit for a strong economy. The current economic numbers are good, so ... Read More

Understanding Republicans Dec. 02, 2017

Mark Shields

It's important for us to remember that even though President Lyndon B. Johnson, a Democrat, successf... Read More

Trump Economy Fails to Wow Many Investors Oct. 26, 2017

Froma Harrop

A rich guy I know really, really dislikes Donald Trump. A member of the 1 percent, Jack (not his rea... Read More

Spending Caps Are Low-Hanging Fruit in the Fight Against Debt Aug. 10, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

Another debt ceiling fight is just around the corner. The government's borrowing limit will need to ... Read More

Pros and Cons of Trump's Budget and Cons of Dem Demagoguery May. 26, 2017

David Limbaugh

Demagoguery and propaganda are enemies of good governance, but nowhere is that more apparent than in... Read More

'Tax Cuts for the Rich'? May. 01, 2017

Thomas Sowell

One of the painful realities of our times is how long a political lie can survive, even after having... Read More

Obama's Doubly Deceitful SOTU Jan. 23, 2015

David Limbaugh

It was an otherworldly experience to watch President Obama delivering his State of the Union speech.... Read More

No Way to Stamp Out Post Office Deficits Jan. 31, 2014

Daily Editorials

Postage rates for a first-class letter rose Sunday from 46 cents to 49 cents, a 6.5 percent increase... Read More