Politics & Government

Health Care: A Right or a Privilege?

The debate over Health Care in America is one of the most contemporary and important issues facing us today. Health Care, in the abstract, is the access to medicine, cures, and procedures meant to elongate and better our lives. The debate has seen rising tensions as Progressives continue to push for more government intervention and Republicans wish to unlock the ...

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Universal Basic Income – What a Stupid Idea

Virgin CEO Richard Branson is the newest addition to a growing number of tech entrepreneurs and Silicon Valley executives who are renewing the push for Universal Basic Income (UBI). In a Universal Basic Income system, everyone is entitled to a free standard salary just for being alive. Think of it like a massive welfare system. Today’s push for UBI comes ...

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Second Quarter Sees 3% Growth – Approaching ‘Robust’

Revised data from the Department of Commerce shows a 3% growth in GDP for the second quarter (April-June). This is a serious increase from the measly 1.2% growth we saw during Q1 and is the strongest we’ve seen since the beginning of 2015 when growth hit 3.2%. It’s also exactly what Trump promised us on the campaign trail. Data also ...

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Steel CEOs Urge Trump to Take Action

25 U.S. steel executives sent President Donald Trump a letter last week urging him halt damaging steel imports that are “undermining the viability of the U.S. steel industry.” “The sustained surge of steel imports … has hollowed out much of the domestic steel industry and threatens our ability to meet national security needs,” wrote the steel leaders to Trump last ...

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HORIST : More money will not fix health care

For political reasons, the Obama administration lied to pass health care legislation that promised to cover all the uninsured at reduced premiums.  Those covered could keep their doctors and their preferred health plans.  This was never possible even with forcing young people to pay premiums or penalties for coverage they did not want or need — and that carried deductibles ...

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How China’s IP Theft Costs the U.S. $5 Trillion

China's IP theft has cost U.S. $5Trillion

Last week, President Donald Trump announced the U.S. would be making a “very big move” by starting an investigation into China’s alleged theft of U.S. intellectual property. U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer will be leading an official investigation into China’ trade policies on intellectual property and how it has negatively impacted the U.S. The Trump administration has estimated that the ...

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Trump’s Budget Chief: MAGAnomics Will Boost the U.S. Economy

President Donald Trump has repeatedly said he will bring the U.S. economy out from its sluggish state. His Budget Chief Mick Mulvaney announced that “MAGAnomics” will be the approach that the Trump administration will use to achieve its 3% economic growth goal. “We introduced the term this week, which is called ‘MAGAnomics,’ which is sort of this unifying theme of ...

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Trump Administration Gets Tougher with China Trade Policies

President Donald Trump made it clear over the weekend, that the U.S. is disappointed with China has handled the North Korea problem. Now, the Trump administration is planning to take a stricter stance on U.S. trade laws that impact China. Although China’s lack of action in regards to North Korea and its irresponsible nuclear missile program caused Trump to publicly ...

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