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 […]

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 […]

Turns out Donald Trump was right about the Fed

Turns out Donald Trump was right about the Fed

Special to WorldTribune.com By Stephen Moore Well, what do you know! It turns out that amateur economist Donald J. Trump knows more about sound monetary policy than Fed chairman Jerome Powell and his team of hundreds of Ph.D. economists. Call it street smarts or call it business moxie, but Trump was dead right when he […]

The Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Democratic Party vs. that of JFK

The Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Democratic Party vs. that of JFK

Special to WorldTribune.com By Stephen Moore Oh how far the Democratic Party has fallen. In recent days, we’ve seen the new darling of the Democrats, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, crusading for a 70 percent income tax rate. According to a Washington Times report on Thursday, several prominent Democratic presidential wannabes, including Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, are […]

If blue states seceded from the union, would they be sustainable?

If blue states seceded from the union, would they be sustainable?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Stephen Moore In the months after the election of Donald Trump, there was a mini-political movement in California to get the Golden State to secede from the Union. It didn’t get off the ground, though during a recent trip to Northern California, many of the people I met were still so […]

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