Jun 23, 2022
Too much focus on waste and fraud misses a more important problem: Lots of the COVID-19 spending that doesn't qualify as wasteful or fraudulent was nonetheless misspent.
Jun 17, 2022
President Joe Biden is taking victory laps for last year's reduced budget deficit. But the decline has nothing to do with the president's policies, and it changes little about the dangers of our fiscal situation.
Jun 9, 2022
Don't worry if you get confused reading accounts of the new Social Security Trustees Report. Wouldn't it be nice if the correct interpretation of the data is the optimistic one? Indeed, it would. But it ain't.
Jun 2, 2022
President Joe Biden wants you to know he is serious about taming inflation and that he has a plan to do so. Unfortunately, his plan reveals that his administration is either in deep denial or doesn't understand the real cause of inflation. His proposal, therefore, is all...
May 28, 2022
Behind this whole mess is the progressive belief that demanding that a company sell you some mayonnaise with a side of social justice will be profitable for the cause and business. Both are unlikely.
May 19, 2022
I therefore should not be shocked that Powell's re-nomination as Fed chairman sailed through the Senate. Under these circumstances, don't be surprised by the continued pursuit of bad policies.
May 12, 2022
Why not give the hammer a rest and for a change try a new tool? A nice, sharp saw, for instance, could help slice from the budget unnecessary spending and reduce the constant need for more revenue, which drives away American companies.
May 5, 2022
While inflation wasn't and isn't the result of deficient supply chains, there is plenty that can be done. Why don't the politicians who are so focused on Americans' access to goods start by removing some obvious barriers?