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    Morning Bell: Real Patriots Cut Taxes

    According to the Tax Policy Center, Barack Obama plans raise the tax burden on all Americans by $627.1 billion over the next 10 years. Defending this policy on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Joe Biden told Americans they should enjoy paying higher taxes because “it’s time to be patriotic … time … More

    Trading Our Way out of Inequality

    Listening to liberals on the campaign trail or Lou Dobbs every night, one would think that U.S. trade with china has been a disaster for Americans. Not so says a new paper by University of Chicago colleagues John Romalis and Christian Broda. The American reports: According to their research, the … More

    Morning Bell: Christmas in September

    For most Americans, there are 100 shopping days left until Christmas. But for the special interests in Washington, there are only 10 shopping days left with Congress tentatively set to adjourn for the year on Sept. 26. One would hope the financial turmoil on Wall Street would give legislators pause … More

    Morning Bell: There's No Growth Here

    In the first episode of Seinfeld‘s eighth season, Jerry tries to use his broken engagement from the last episode of the seventh season to conquer the elusive “Dolores” who has rejected him multiple times in the past. But after one brief date, Dolores dumps Jerry saying, “There’s no growth here.” … More

    Free Trade Fact of the Day

    The Seoul Times includes the following facts in their report on the current state of the South Korea Free Trade Agreement: Democratic presidential front-runner Barack Obama in a letter released on Friday warned of a major fight over a free trade agreement with South Korea if President George W. Bush … More

    Free Trade Fact of the Day

    Liberal in Congress are desperate to satisfy both their labor union masters who oppose all trade and their new Wall Street donors who generally support open trade policies. To this end, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is desperately trying to blame the House’s failure to even vote on the Colombia Free … More

    Free Trade Fact of the Day

    Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to rewrite House rules to gut the up or down vote requirement at the core of the U.S. fast track trade policy is a truly historic blow to free trade. For today’s Free Trade Fact of the Day we look at Reuters reporting on the unprecedented … More

    Pelosi Plays Political Games by Blocking Colombia Trade Deal

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi today announced she will ask Democrats to alter the rules that would have required Congress to vote on a proposed Free Trade Agreement with Colombia in 90 days. In doing so, she and her liberal colleagues will alter the rules of procedure to suit their partisan … More

    Free Trade Fact of the Day

    The Colombia Free Trade Agreement before Congress now is splitting the former first family in two. Former President Bill Clinton is for it, and wanna-be-President Hillary Clinton is against it. Organized labor is a lot less divided on the issue, despite the fact that their opposition to the deal will … More

    Morning Bell: Liberal Lies Connect Economy and War

    Reporting on yesterday’s events on Capitol Hill, the New York Times notes: “It is not easy to draw a straight line from the slumping economy to the war in Iraq and a trade deal with Colombia, but Democrats are trying to connect those dots.” For liberals, the connection between Iraq … More