Commentary

Jessica Anderson February 5, 2019 | 9:30 AM EST
In a frenzy to expand abortion access, several states have recently passed or proposed laws to legalize abortion up until birth.
Stephen Moore February 5, 2019 | 9:04 AM EST
Well, what do you know! It turns out that amateur economist Donald J. Trump knows more about sound monetary policy than Fed chairman Jerome Powell and his team of hundreds of Ph.D. economists.
Patrick J. Buchanan February 5, 2019 | 7:19 AM EST
That a moderate Democratic governor is near-friendless in a fight for his life reveals much about the Democratic Party.
Daniel Mitchell February 4, 2019 | 4:25 PM EST
There are several options if you want to measure economic freedom and competitiveness among nations (rankings from the Fraser Institute, Heritage Foundation, and World Economic Forum).
Hans Bader February 4, 2019 | 2:16 PM EST
What good is a transportation project that actually increases traffic congestion (and thus pollution), even as it drives up transportation costs? But increasingly, transportation spending is being used on projects such as light-rail systems that carry very few riders, take up space needed for buses and cars, and consume enormous capital and operating costs.
Mickey Levy February 4, 2019 | 12:23 PM EST
Job growth in January 2019 was surprisingly strong with payroll gains of 304,0000 and average hourly earnings growth remaining above 3% yr/yr for the fourth consecutive month, seemingly defying mounting concerns about global economic conditions, the government shutdown, and declines in various confidence surveys.
Charlie Daniels February 4, 2019 | 8:57 AM EST
In the early stages of the second World War, Hitler, intent on totally exterminating the Jews, came up with a plan the Nazis code named the Final Solution.
Timothy Doescher February 1, 2019 | 5:13 PM EST
The U.S. economy has rolled expert predictions yet again.
Charles Blahous February 1, 2019 | 5:04 PM EST
On January 30, Congressman John Larson (D-CT1) and over 200 cosponsors reintroduced the Social Security 2100 Act, a bill to markedly increase both future Social Security benefits and costs. The proposal seeks to do nothing less than to reset the Social Security policy discussion, in a manner similar to progressives’ ongoing quest for “Medicare for All.”  But what would the real-world effects of this legislation actually be?
John Stonestreet February 1, 2019 | 2:41 PM EST
Since 1932, 323 players, managers, executives and umpires have been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. What they all have in common is that none of them, not even Babe Ruth, Willie Mays, or Joe DiMaggio, were elected unanimously.