Blind faith: Bargain-hunting Americans have no idea what their health care costs

Blind faith: Bargain-hunting Americans have no idea what their health care costs

Special to WorldTribune.com By Stephen Moore Several years ago, I had a shoulder injury, and the doctor told me I might need surgery to fix the small tear in my rotator cuff. So, I asked, “Doctor, if I have this surgery, about how much will it cost?” He looked at me confusedly and said, “Steve, […]

‘Dead Keynesian ideas’ and tortured logic at the Federal Reserve

‘Dead Keynesian ideas’ and tortured logic at the Federal Reserve

Special to WorldTribune.com By Stephen Moore I’ve been shouting from the rooftops for six months that the Federal Reserve is too tight on money and that this lack of dollar liquidity has cut into growth. So it is somewhat vindicating that Fed Chairman Jerome Powell seems to be finally coming around to that idea. The […]

How are families impacted by the stagnation in men’s wages?

How are families impacted by the stagnation in men’s wages?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Stephen Moore Almost all of the economic discussion of late has been on the “wage gap” between men and women. A case in point: California Sen. Kamala Harris wants to create a federal bureaucracy that will ensure the government has more influence over workers’ pay than workers and employers themselves. This […]

Money hogs: Cut high costs of college by tapping those astronomical endowments

Money hogs: Cut high costs of college by tapping those astronomical endowments

Special to WorldTribune.com By Stephen Moore The seething anger Americans feel over the college admission scandal with wealthy and well-connected families using money, influence and cheating to bump their kids up in line so they get accepted into elite schools is well justified. Yet this scheme is small potatoes compared to the real scandal on […]

Before there was AOC, there was BO: How the first ‘Green New Deal’ flopped

Before there was AOC, there was BO: How the first ‘Green New Deal’ flopped

Special to WorldTribune.com By Stephen Moore Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal has been widely ridiculed for its massive disruption to the economy and a price tag of tens of trillions of dollars. Now some Democrats are countering that this isn’t the first Green New Deal in America. They point to President Barack Obama’s fiscal stimulus […]

Creeping socialism: Why Trump must veto the Federal Land grab bill

Creeping socialism: Why Trump must veto the Federal Land grab bill

Special to WorldTribune.com By Stephen Moore President Trump gave one of his most memorable and impactful speeches two weeks ago, when he systematically dismantled the case for socialism. In that speech, he recalled the economic harm and destruction in nations that have adopted socialism, communism or Stalinism. “America will never be a socialist country,” Trump […]

How socking it to the rich has worked out for the five most socialist states

How socking it to the rich has worked out for the five most socialist states

Special to WorldTribune.com By Stephen Moore “This is the flip side (of) tax the rich, tax the rich, tax the rich. The rich leave, and now what do you do?” said New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Feb. 4. After the Trump tax cut went into effect one year ago, we predicted that the […]

Pro-trade Democrats assign higher priority to stopping Trump

Pro-trade Democrats assign higher priority to stopping Trump

Special to WorldTribune.com By Stephen Moore Does anyone know where all those free trade Democrats went? Since Donald Trump burst onto the scene, liberal policy wonks and their Democratic allies have had a field day torching him for his tariff policies. Last year when I testified before the Senate on auto tariffs, nearly every Democrat […]

Democrat Party’s dingbat orthodoxy: Green is the new red

Democrat Party’s dingbat orthodoxy: Green is the new red

Special to WorldTribune.com By Stephen Moore Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, New York Democrat, has released her Green New Deal plan to the nation — and to great applause from the Democratic Party. This multitrillion-dollar manifesto isn’t just about saving the planet from climate change — though that is the centerpiece. It also includes a whole social […]

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