Should the federal government focus on offering means-tested aid to various groups of Americans — families who are meeting their payments on underwater mortgages, students with heavy debt burdens, subsidized loans to firms investing in economically depressed swing states — or should it focus on creating the conditions for wage and income growth? Some will object to this as polemical framing, but I think it helps draw out important contrasts that could define the presidential election this fall. And that’s the subject of my latest column for The Daily.
The policy was first instated by President Reagan to ensure that taxpayers would not be required to indirectly fund abortions in other countries.
Pro-life lawmakers pledge to resist spending bills that don’t include the Hyde amendment.
Never mind how he voted.
Democratic impeachment managers have a duty to explain how Officer Sicknick died.
Minneapolis is a nice city no longer.
In the last 24 hours, three icons fell from their high pedestals and landed with a hard ‘thud.’
Republicans argue that the bill endangers women, curtails religious freedom, and places an undue burden on certain businesses.
The bill is a cynical attempt to use the Civil Rights Act as a Trojan horse for radical leftist social orthodoxies.
The school’s women’s lacrosse team has bowed to the mob after a student flashed an otherwise harmless hand gesture.
The toymaker Hasbro announced Thursday it will drop the honorific on its Mr. Potato Head brand in favor of a gender-neutral ‘Potato Head’ moniker.
The vice president of a California school board is drawing criticism after she compared returning teachers to in-person instruction to slavery.
The Empire Center led the way in forcing the New York State government to reveal nursing-home data.