Remember when Bill Kristol said the Iraq War would last two months? It (officially) lasted nine years and cost Americans over $2 trillion—and we’re still there. How about when Kristol boldly stated that Barack Obama . . .
Had I as many souls as there be stars, I’d give them all for Mephistophilis. ~Doctor Faustus Spectators claim that Satan himself appeared on stage during the opening performance of Christopher Marlowe’s play Doctor Faustus . . .
On July 15 President Trump tweeted: the European Union is America’s “foe” because of “what they do to us in trade.” The European Council President Donald Tusk frantically responded: Europe and America are the “best . . .
Remittances Sent by Illegal Immigrants Cost America $30 Billion Annually The year is 1788. Paris. The air is heavy with the scent of impending revolution. Some praise the king in hushed whispers, others shout “Liberté! . . .
the wisdom of irony The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) is not democratic—it’s barely even a republic. The same goes for the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic . . .
Understanding Karl Marx on Free Trade What do David Ricardo, Ben Shapiro, and Karl Marx have in common? They’re all free traders. No, this is not a tongue-in-cheek jab designed to smear Ricardo or Marx. . . .
According to The Hill, a new study shows that “isolationist trade policies” could cut $2 trillion from America’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2022. As such, President Trump’s tariffs will not make America great again—they . . .
a wolf in sheep’s clothing In a piece for the Washington Post, former CNN correspondent Heather Long, and her colleague Andrew Van Dam, write that President Trump’s tariffs will hurt Trump voters the most. Their . . .
intellectual whack-a-mole Facts don’t care about your feelings. ~Ben Shapiro Last Thursday Ben Shapiro responded to my article “Why Ben Shapiro is Wrong on Free Trade” with his own piece: “Yes, Tariffs Are Still Stupid. . . .