Monday, June 25, 2018

A New Report Exaggerates the Problem of Housing Affordability To Push Expensive Federal Interventions

The average American needs to earn $22.10 an hour in order to afford a place to live. Minimum wage earners would have to work...

Is Today Going To Be The Day That Jerome Powell Brings A Dovish Surprise?...

Most Federal Reserve meetings are not surprises. We know and have known for months that the Fed is going to raise interest rates today and...

The Federal Reserve’s Shell Game

The Federal Reserve is a key component of the US government's wealth redistribution apparatus. Under the guise of “macroeconomic management,” it redistributes vast amounts...

Country Time Offers “Legal-Ade” to Pay Fine, Permit Fees For Kid Lemonade Stands

Country Time Lemonade is now offering “Legal-Ade” to help kid entrepreneurs who are being harassed by killjoy bureaucrats. Whenever a city demands a permit...

Should the Fed Print More Money When “Demand for Money” Rises?

For most economists and commentators the main role of the Fed is to keep the supply and demand for money in equilibrium. Whenever an...

Unemployment Is 3.8%, So Feds Raid Ohio Landscape Company, Arrest 114 Illegal Immigrants

Like any president, Donald Trump likes to brag about low, low unemployment rates. Who can blame him? Even his least-favorite paper—what Trump habitually calls...

Peace, Harmony, and Free Trade: 10 Uplifting Quotes by Richard Cobden, the Shining Knight...

June 3rd marks the 1804 birth of “the Apostle of Free Trade,” Richard Cobden. He earned that name spearheading the campaign against England’s protectionist...

History is Clear, Central Banks Fail to Assure Economic Stability

The world has been plagued with periodic bouts of the economic rollercoaster of booms and busts, inflations and recessions, especially during the last one...

First Congress Took Sex Workers’ Websites. Now It’s Coming For Their Bank Accounts.

A new law that shuttered websites used by voluntary sex workers to screen clients has already forced some to risk their lives by returning to...

Congress Lifts a Stress Off the Financial System

Congress has finally taken action to liberalize the nation's financial system. The bill was S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection...
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