Early in 2007, after winning a second six-year term as president, Hugo Chávez announced his plan to nationalize Venezuela’s largest telecommunications company, CANTV, hinting at wider nationalization plans to come. “All that was privatized, let it be nationalized,” announced Chávez, who had run under the banner of democratic socialism. Nearly a decade and a half … Continue reading Bloomberg: Venezuela Turns to Privatization After Being Bankrupted by Socialism
President Biden has abandoned bipartisan compromise and pushed full-steam-ahead to pass his entire sweeping $1.9 trillion COVID-19 spending package. The president’s proposal includes $1,400 “stimulus” checks for more Americans, $350 billion to bail out state and local governments, a renewal of super-charged unemployment benefits through September, money for vaccine distribution, a federal $15 minimum wage, … Continue reading Economists Slam Biden Stimulus as ‘Economically Unjustified’ Plan That ‘Incentivizes Unemployment’
The Senate cannot confirm individuals more committed to partisan politics than to the Constitution and the proper role of agency rule-making in our government.
A company spokesperson directly cited the city council’s ordinance mandating higher wages as the reason they are closing down.
Chick-fil-A is the third largest fast food chain in the US, bringing in $11.3 billion in sales in 2019 at more than 2,600 locations. One of the reasons for its meteoric rise is its legendary drive-thru efficiency.
The disaster that was 2020 is finally over. Now it’s time for the inevitable post-mortems. First and foremost, the COVID-19 pandemic posed enormous challenges to American institutions, and continues to do so. Frankly, we were not prepared. We need to diagnose what went wrong, so that we are never caught unaware like this again. Fortunately, … Continue reading Why the Real Villain of 2020 Was Big Government
Shelby Talcott, a reporter for The Daily Caller, has been covering protests and riots in the weeks since the death of George Floyd, including in Seattle and Washington, D.C. She most recently has spent time in Portland, which has become extremely violent. She joins The Daily Signal Podcast to discuss what she has seen and … Continue reading She’s Been on the Ground Covering Portland Protests. Here’s What She’s Seen.
Residents of the Portland area have “become accustomed to chaos,” says William Deatherage, 22, a recent college graduate who has lived in a suburb of the Oregon city since he was 5 years old. “It’s safe during the day, but with all the litter and graffiti and statues torn down, I don’t even like to … Continue reading 4 Things to Know About the Mob Violence in Portland
There are plenty of good reasons to abandon the teachings of Karl Marx. Chief among them is how Marx’s noxious communist ideology has led to suffering and death on a mass scale and has been the ideology at the heart of some of the most brutal and inhumane dictatorships of the 20th and 21st centuries. Unfortunately, some … Continue reading The Fathers of Communism Were Racist
Joe Biden revealed on Thursday the first part of “Build Back Better,” his plan for economic recovery from the COVID crisis. As Morning Brew reports, Biden plans to spend: $300 billion on “R&D for advanced tech industries such as batteries, electric vehicles, AI, and 5G,” and $400 billion “on U.S. goods and services. Biden wants … Continue reading Biden’s New Economic Plan Has All the Earmarks of Type 2 Socialism