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David Brooks on Taxes

Wowza does David Brooks - socialist writer for The New York Times - nail *it* with this write-up from Tuesday. He gets it: The GOP proposal was brilliantly designed by lifelong CA/NY Democrats - Trump, Cohn, Mnuchin - to box in the Democrat Party in order to pay for corporate tax cuts & reform. It ...

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The New York Times: Climate Change…Reality

On Wednesday, The New York Times ran a fantastic piece on the economic realities of battling climate change (buried in Business Day, of course - but beggars for objective analysis cannot be choosers, clearly). The article focused very specifically, and appropriately, on the carbon intensity of energy and why climate hyperventilationists do their "credibility" and ...

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Joe Scarborough on the Virginia Canary

On Wednesday Joe Scarborough declared that historians are likely to look back at the Charlottesville incident as the turning point where the country united against Trump.  If one assessed the events in Charlottesville sans physical hyperventilation, one would see how little controversy there actually was in Trump’s initial response. The press freaked, and Trump responded ...

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David Brooks on the Virginia Canary

David Brooks is out this morning with a fantastic analysis of the Virginia Canary. The money quote (my emphasis in bold): “And it’s worth looking around the world and noting that center-left parties are in decline across Europe and beyond. These parties have lost touch with working class voters and are finding they can’t simply ...

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The Virginia Canary

As I outlined in my January two-term Trump op-ed, one of the key risks to Trump’s re-election was his Twitter account, and the craziness it represents. I am personally fine with the craziness because it is singlehandedly exposing the insanity of the political Left. I want the entire system blown up and an Independent Political ...

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Marco Rubio’s Child Tax Credit Proposal

In an op-ed Monday, Marco Rubio makes the case that the cost of child bearing has gone a long way toward reducing the birthrate in the US, and that the US tax code should prioritize helping families pay for that cost over funding special interests. How unbelievably strange. Especially for a Republican. As I have ...

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The Authoritarian New York Times

In an editorial Monday, The New York Times had the following to say about President Trump v. China's President Xi: "In contrast to Mr. Trump’s weakness, Mr. Xi just closed a Chinese Communist Party congress at which he was elevated to the same exalted status as the nation’s founding father, Mao Zedong, by writing his ...

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