There's a lot of doom, gloom, and outright hysteria circulating in the media, much of it centered on a pending environmental apocalypse.
The so-called "Green New Deal" is another of the hot (so to speak) ideas on the Democratic presidential circuit. While the plan is a hash of economic illiteracy mixed with magical thinking, it hasn't stopped some candidates from making it a big part of their campaigns. On that list, would-be nominee Beto O'Rourke, who is desperately in search of attention.
Among progressive economists, and an increasing number of politicians, federal deficits and debt are now looked upon as nothing to worry about. Governent should spend every dine it can get via taxation or debt to do whatever the political class desires.
It's no surprise to learn that the field of Democratic presidential candidates is hostile to the Second Amendment. But few have been more vocal about it on the campaign trail -- so far -- as Sen.
Earth Day is upon us, and with it come the usual predictions that doom is upon the planet. But how good is the prediction track record of environmental doomsters? Over the last 50 years, they've been batting a 1.000 -- all wrong:
Former Federal Reserve Board chairman Alan Greenspan had some troubling words about what he says could be the biggest drag on U.S.