After dozens of troublemakers decided to sully the “America First” brand by smashing their way into the Capitol complex before President Trump had enough finished speaking on January 6th, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted, “I’m okay.” But in the weeks following, the 31-year-old
Michael Bloomberg is against the Green New Deal. He’s been both for and against raising the minimum wage. He’s defended Bain Capital. He’s against teachers’ unions. He’s (now famously) defended stop and frisk. And he’s called himself “more [conservative] than other conservatives”.
The New York Times‘ endorsement for the Democratic Primary is historic. It shuns the political class as we’ve known it, and tacks to the hard left on a number of policy issues. This is the most important newspaper on the establishment-left giving
Last Friday, an activist interrupted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-N.Y.) town hall event, provoking mixed feelings of amusement and horror across the internet. Channeling the Bronx congresswoman’s penchant for generating controversy with eccentric claims about climate change — such as her suggestions that
This week we had some interesting economic developments in both monetary policy and regulatory policy. Here is a look at the top stories you should pay attention to: 1) House Democrats vote to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour. Yesterday House
Recently, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) unveiled a proposal that would cap credit card interest rates at 15 percent. As you probably surmised, enacting a proposal like this into law would be the economic equivalent of bombing the
At the conclusion of 2018 — perhaps resulting from the ongoing government shutdown — Congress managed to do the unthinkable: they actually allowed a bad government program to expire. Of course, in Washington bad ideas never die (they just hibernate), so in