In the nineteenth century, savvy American bar-owners offered free lunches to attract noontime patrons. The diners would inevitably get thirsty and buy expensive drinks—the expression “there’s no such thing as a free lunch” was born. . . .
Competence doesn’t win elections: bribery does. This is the central lesson in The Dictator’s Handbook, a book which studies politics in terms of interpersonal relationships and incentive structures, as opposed to vague social trends and ideological dogma—and it’s . . .
A new working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research shows that punishing illegal aliens for crossing the border dramatically reduces the risk of recidivism—they are less likely to try crossing the border . . .
Ask any Democrat why they support open borders and they’ll invariably respond with one of two pre-digested answers: because “diversity is our strength” and “we need immigrants to pay for our pensions.” The first argument . . .
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! . . .
USCIS Director Announces They Will Put America First In Mission Statement The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services department announced that they will move towards an ‘America First’ approach to their responsibilities. They now promise . . .
Why Millennials Should Oppose a DACA Amnesty Although millennials are the first to virtuously signal their support for granting amnesty to DACA recipients, they are also the demographic cohort most hurt by DACA. This is an . . .
Remittances to Mexico Hit All-Time High Mexican-Americans sent home a record $28.1 billion in remittances in 2017—an increase of 6.6 percent from 2016. Mexico was the largest single destination for remittance payments from America last year, . . .
Trump Gives Democrats a Sweetheart Deal, and They Squander It This weekend the entire country learned that there is no pleasing the left. Last week, President Trump offered a sweetheart deal to the Democrats to . . .