Tariffs (That Biden Won’t Remove) Threaten the U.S. Manufacturing Recovery (That Biden Wants)

Bloomberg reports that American steelmakers are imperiling President Biden’s goal of boosting the U.S. manufacturing sector and might, in fact, cause more industrial offshoring: Producers that shut furnaces in response to falling demand during the early stages of the coronavirus are still operating plants at well below pre‐​pandemic levels, even as recovering economies and tight supplies drive prices higher. … Continue reading Tariffs (That Biden Won’t Remove) Threaten the U.S. Manufacturing Recovery (That Biden Wants)

Texas Hits Record Low COVID Cases, 3 Weeks After Lifting All Pandemic Restrictions

On March 2, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced he was lifting all government restrictions aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19. “I just announced Texas is OPEN 100%, Abbott tweeted. “EVERYTHING. I also ended the statewide mask mandate.” https://twitter.com/GregAbbott_TX/status/1366846908480815106?s=20 Abbott’s decision caused a stir among politicians and public health experts, though numerous other states had … Continue reading Texas Hits Record Low COVID Cases, 3 Weeks After Lifting All Pandemic Restrictions

Bitcoin Hits $1 Trillion Market Cap. What That Means for the Future of Money

Bitcoin hit another milestone as its total value surged to over $1 trillion for the first time ever. This move comes on the heels of a major rally which has seen the asset grow over 360% in just the past 4 months. The price of bitcoin now stands at $55,000 and looks poised to rise … Continue reading Bitcoin Hits $1 Trillion Market Cap. What That Means for the Future of Money

Smithsonian’s Clarence Thomas Exhibit Guilty of ‘Irresponsible Bias,’ Black Conservatives Say

A group of black conservative leaders has called on the National Museum of African American History and Culture to update its exhibit on Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to correct what it calls “irresponsible bias” in the display.  “Black history cannot and should not be political,” Rep. Byron Donalds, R-Fla., wrote in a letter last week … Continue reading Smithsonian’s Clarence Thomas Exhibit Guilty of ‘Irresponsible Bias,’ Black Conservatives Say

ObamaCare: Democrats Promise Throwing $36 Billion at Health Insurance Companies Will Work This Time

House Democrats are proposing a temporary but massive $34 billion increase in subsidies for ObamaCare plans. The proposal would offer its largest subsidies to high‐​income earners. It would offer more subsidies on behalf of men than women. It would cover few previously uninsured individuals, and at a very high cost. Perhaps worst of all, in the name … Continue reading ObamaCare: Democrats Promise Throwing $36 Billion at Health Insurance Companies Will Work This Time

Economists Warn We Can’t Keep Ignoring the National Debt Forever

With COVID-19 ravaging the country and government pandemic lockdowns devastating our economy, the national debt has understandably slipped to the back of many Americans’ minds. But the federal government continues to fall deeper into the red at a dramatically accelerating rate. Free-market economists interviewed by FEE warned that we can’t continue like this forever without … Continue reading Economists Warn We Can’t Keep Ignoring the National Debt Forever

School Choice Provides Opportunity for All of America’s Kids to Have Better Life

Tiffany Dunston is the epitome of an education opportunity success story. She grew up in a poor neighborhood in Washington, D.C., and became motivated in her own educational journey after her cousin—who was going to be the first in the family to attend college—was fatally shot at the age of 17. But after starting out in … Continue reading School Choice Provides Opportunity for All of America’s Kids to Have Better Life

The Global Chip Shortage Doesn’t Demand Supply Chain Nationalism

The global semiconductor shortage roiling the U.S. automotive industry has become the latest pandemic‐​induced supply chain disruption embraced by economic nationalists to justify their preferred trade and industrial policies — policies that would renationalize global supply chains and supposedly improve America’s economic “resilience” during future emergencies. President Biden is also reportedly considering an executive action to address … Continue reading The Global Chip Shortage Doesn’t Demand Supply Chain Nationalism

Why Competition Is the Antidote to Big Tech’s Bad Behavior, Not Politicians

Since the start of 2021, debates about hosting sites, web services, and social media bans have drawn attention from all sides of the spectrum with some calling foul, citing free speech concerns, while others attest that it is simply warranted ownership control. We have a love-hate relationship with technology that is confounded by ever evolving … Continue reading Why Competition Is the Antidote to Big Tech’s Bad Behavior, Not Politicians

We Can’t Just Focus on Public Health. Fiscal Health Is Also Vital to Our Nation’s Future.

Uncle Sam hit a budget deficit of $163 billion in January, a record high for the month and a $130 billion hike from the deficit in the same month last year. This does not bear well for America’s fiscal health. Not only that, but for the first four months of the 2021 fiscal year, the budget shortfall … Continue reading We Can’t Just Focus on Public Health. Fiscal Health Is Also Vital to Our Nation’s Future.