Face It: The Trump Boom Is Here

By: Stephen Moore Has anyone noticed — through the fog of Russia, James Comey, Charlottesville and now two monster hurricanes — that the U.S. economy is booming faster than it has since the late Clinton years? It is undeniable. In the last year of the Obama administration, the economy was decelerating, with a dismal 1.6…

Beware the Obamacare-Industrial Complex

By: Stephen Moore The danger of a Republican bailout of Obamacare is mounting with every passing day. Moderate Republicans calling themselves the Problem Solvers Caucus are quietly negotiating with Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer to throw a multibillion-dollar lifeline to the Obamacare insurance exchanges. This bailout, of course, would be an epic betrayal…

Cruz Rescues Republicans on Obamacare

By: Stephen Moore Republicans are finally getting smart on Obamacare. It took one of the savviest Republican senators — Ted Cruz of Texas, with an assist from Mike Lee of Utah — to get the GOP to figure out how to replace Obamacare, reduce premiums and save money for the government, all without alienating millions…

Why the Greens Hate Nuclear Power

By: Stephen Moore Let’s stretch our imaginations for a moment and assume that the left is right that global warming will bring apocalyptic warming by the end of the century and that the only way to save the planet from extinction is to stop using fossil fuels right now. That will be a spectacular disruption…

Trump Can Make American Energy Dominant

By: Stephen Moore At the Unleashing American Energy event last week, Donald Trump renewed his promise of an era of American global energy dominance. He said that this energy superpower status would be gained by using all of our energy resources. He also noted that in just six months, we’ve reduced the petroleum share of…

Climate Change Hypocrites

By: Stephen Moore Maybe the most laughable reaction to Donald Trump’s pulling out of the Paris climate accord came from European and Chinese leaders who blasted Trump and America for “surrendering its world leadership” role. The sanctimonious leaders of Asian and European nations pledged to move full speed ahead on clean energy without the United…

Trump Tax Cut Will Boost Jobs and Growth

By: Stephen Moore A recent front-page story in The Wall Street Journal proclaims that 3 percent economic growth isn’t achievable. We are told that 2 to 2.5 percent growth is the best we can do, because of low labor-force and productivity growth. If that were true it would be dismal news for the country. The…