Tag: free market

GOP Congressman Attacked for Fighting Republican Establishment/Big Retailers on Finance Reforms

Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) seemed a lot like Jimmy Stewart’s Mr. Smith as he fought the Republican establishment in the House of Representatives in Washington to include the repeal of the Durbin amendment in the Financial Choice Act of 2017— the legislation designed to reform the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act that’s proven damaging for small businesses and consumers and a financial boon for big businesses and banks.

Larry Kudlow: Trump Tax Plan Will Bring ‘Tremendous Movement of Capital and Labor Back to the United States’

You’d see a movement, a tremendous movement, of capital and labor back to the United States, that’s in China and overseas, because we’d have a more hospitable business tax environment. You include immediate deductions for new business investment, and you include repatriation, which is all in Trump’s plan, and you’ve got yourself a powerful incentive to move back to the USA,” said Kudlow.

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Don’t Expect Pope Francis to Condemn U.S. Capitalism

Everyone knows that Pope Francis is capitalism’s number one critic, and he has been waiting for his U.S. visit to scold Americans on the economy, right? Not so fast. The fact is, that Francis has never been an enemy of capitalism and actually believes the free market is a good thing, as long as it has “limits.”

Paul Krugman (Nicholas Kamm / AFP / Getty)

Moore vs. Krugman Throw-down at Freedom Fest

Heritage Foundation Distinguished Visiting Fellow and former Wall Street Journal contributor Stephen Moore squared off against New York Times columnist Paul Krugman in a war of economic arguments that pitted free market, supply-side economics against statist, Keynesian Obamanomics.

‘Reshoring’: Will U.S. Manufacturing Make a Comeback?

Call it “reshoring,” or “insourcing” if you prefer. By any name, a significant movement of manufacturing back to U.S. shores is exactly what our economy needs. Factory movement overseas has opened a hole in the American job market that nothing else can truly fill, a point stressed in blue-collar populist appeals from both political parties.

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Uber Taking over from Taxis in Key Metro Markets

Uber’s popularity overtook traditional taxi service for San Francisco and Dallas business reimbursements in the first three months of 2015, reflecting an overall nationwide trend toward the innovative transportation company, according to analysis of millions of receipts processed through expense management software provider Certify.