With both the Republican and Democrat primary seasons kicking into high gear, two trends are abundantly clear: Because of acute gridlock, the prospect of meaningful legislation becoming law during 2016 is approximately zero. There is significant policy uncertainty in the air regarding the next Administration and Congress on a variety of important economic issues.
Just trust her. Truly, just trust her: to know precisely how much energy we ought to use, where it should come from, how it should be generated, how we should get from here to there, and the effects that her plan will have on the global - the global!
And that was the great economic disaster, the grand mistake. That scientific socialism of the Soviet type makes one great claim-or at least it did when it could still be said without people bursting into great gales of laughter.
Vancouver has a housing problem. The problem is that its housing prices have been rising at preposterous rates in recent years. This chart from Zero Hedge tells you most of what you need to know. (Things took a sharp turn down this past month; we'll get there shortly.)
Obamacare has already reduced employment in most states by between 1.5% and 3%, according to Georgetown University's Tomas Wind. The law will slow economic growth over the next decade, costing the nation about 2.3 million jobs and contributing to a $1 trillion increase in projected deficits.
News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Attorney General Lynch abdicated her duty in the Clinton probes. Fewer than three of 10 Americans trust government to do the right thing always or most of the time, Gallup reports, and the years since 2007 are "the longest period of low trust in government in more than 50 years."
We need not worry unduly about the factual void at the center of the FBI director's announcement on Friday that the bureau had found emails-perhaps thousands-"pertinent" in some unspecified way to its investigation into Hillary Clinton 's handling of classified emails while she was secretary of state.
New York University liberal studies professor Michael Rectenwald is on paid leave for the rest of the semester, and his vociferous criticisms of trigger warnings and far-left social justice activism may have something to do with it. Back in September, Rectenwald created a Twitter account- Deplorable NYU Prof -in order to anonymously tweet attacks on PC culture.
These are interesting times to be an American. The people's trust in the U.S. institutions is plummeting and the outcome of the presidential election, however it ends, is unlikely to reverse that trend. Over at Human Progress, we have a whole section of the website devoted to "good governance" indicators.