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…

Coal’s Colossal Comeback

By: Stephen Moore Buried in an otherwise-humdrum jobs report was the jaw-dropping pronouncement by the Department of Labor that mining jobs in America were up by 11,000 in March. Since the low point in October 2016, and following years of painful layoffs in the mining industry, the mining sector has added 35,000 jobs. What a turnaround. Liberals…

Government Makes the Poor Poorer

By: Stephen Moore                                       For all the obsessing in Washington over income inequality, why isn’t there more outrage over government policies that exacerbate the problem? There are hundreds of programs that increase poverty in America. Last week,…

Europe’s Lesson Teaches Us: Don’t Go Green

By: Stephen Moore If you listen to the media narrative on climate change and “clean energy,” you’d think that the rest of the world has moved smartly and seamlessly toward 21st century green energy while the U.S. is the high-polluting laggard that just won’t get with the program to save the planet. Think again. The…

Yes to 4 Percent Growth

By: Stephen Moore                         Imagine if in 1961 John F. Kennedy’s advisers had told him, “We will never put a man on the moon.” Or what if Ronald Reagan’s advisers had assured the Gipper, “The Cold War is unwinnable. We should sue for peace.”…