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May 30, 2023

Stop Scaring Our Kids to Death By Stephen Moore

As nearly every standardized test is showing, our schools are doing an abysmal job teaching kids how to read or do math. In some cases, kids graduating from high school can barely read their diplomas.

May 23, 2023

What's the Matter With Texas Republicans When It Comes to School Choice Legislation? By Stephen Moore

This has been the year for school choice all over the country. At least six additional states joined Arizona and Florida to give parents the funds to send their children to private and charter schools.

May 16, 2023

The Green Movement Is a Jobs Killer. Are Unions Finally Figuring This Out? By Stephen Moore

Could it be that union bosses are finally waking up to the cold reality that the greatest threat to steel workers, the United Auto Workers, miners, machinists and the Teamsters is the radical climate change agenda of the environmentalists?

May 9, 2023

Federal Trade Commission's Call of Duty Maneuver Is Actually a Dereliction of It By Stephen Moore

The British antitrust cops just announced they will oppose the proposed blockbuster $68.7 billion merger of two American companies -- Microsoft and gaming company Activision Blizzard, the owner of the wildly popular game Call of Duty. This decision is bad news for investors in companies, gamers and workers. But it's very good news for America's competitors in Asia and Europe.

May 2, 2023

Who Turned the Lights Out? Joe Biden By Stephen Moore

  Does the radical climate change agenda know no end? Earlier this year, it was gas stoves -- and then lightbulbs.

April 25, 2023

Real Patriots Cut Taxes, Not Raise Them By Stephen Moore

   On Tax Day this year, about a dozen left-wing millionaires joined with some of the most liberal Democrats in Congress for a Washington, D.C., press conference.

April 18, 2023

Regulatory Octopus Is Strangling Our Economy By Stephen Moore

Every schoolkid knows -- or used to know -- that the United States has three branches of government. At least that's what the textbooks say.

April 11, 2023

The Left Has Killed Our Great Cities By Stephen Moore

Mark down Tuesday, April 4, as the night Chicago died.

April 4, 2023

Hey, Uncle Sam: Stop Paying People for Not Working By Stephen Moore

A policy question these days that has befuddled federal lawmakers is why so many millions of people have not returned to the workplace in the post-COVID-19 era.

March 28, 2023

Honey, Joe Biden Just Shrunk Our Pension By Stephen Moore

President Joe Biden recently issued his first veto since taking office on Jan. 20, 2021.

March 21, 2023

Michigan Is Headed Back to Rust Belt Poverty By Stephen Moore

Since the early days of Henry Ford, Michigan was the proud symbol of America's industrial might.

March 14, 2023

Death Taxes Are Immoral. Even Worse, They Don't Work. By Stephen Moore

       "I have no respect for the passion of equality," Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., one of America's great jurists, once declared, "which seems to me merely idealizing envy."

March 7, 2023

America's $100 Billion Climate Change Flop By Stephen Moore

For at least the last 20 years, politicians in Washington, at the behest of green energy groups, have spent some $100 billion of taxpayer money to fight climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. How is that going for us so far?

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February 28, 2023

Scholars Rank Biggest Spending Presidents as the Greatest By Stephen Moore

Before President Joe Biden entered the White House, he consulted with several prominent historians about how to be a great commander in chief. Their answer: Grow government. Spend, spend, spend. Don't worry about blowing up the debt.

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February 21, 2023

It's Now or Never for School Choice Everywhere By Stephen Moore

This story could bring tears to your eyes. In Baltimore, Maryland, there are 23 schools in which not one single student tested "proficient in math."

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February 14, 2023

What if Federal Workers Never Showed Up for Work and No One Missed Them? By Stephen Moore

This is one of the greatest federal government scandals of all time.

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January 31, 2023

Proposed Airline Merger Would Bring More Competition and Lower Fares By Stephen Moore

 If you want to see a classic case of how President Joe Biden's regulatory tendencies are strangling the U.S. economy and raising prices, look no further than the latest Justice Department efforts to kill an airline merger that is pro-consumer.

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January 24, 2023

It's Official: Trump's Tax Cuts Paid for Themselves By Stephen Moore

 How many times have you heard President Joe Biden or Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT) berate the Trump tax cuts as "a giveaway to the rich"?

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January 17, 2023

Biden's ESG Investment Rules Threaten Your Retirement Savings By Stephen Moore

President Joe Biden's Labor Department recently announced a new rule that will permit money managers to play politics with trillions of dollars of people's retirement savings.

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January 10, 2023

US Big Three Auto Companies Commit to Making Cars That People Don't Want By Stephen Moore

   I grew up in a household with parents who were of the Greatest Generation. They lived and shouldered through the Great Depression, and then their lives and families were thrown into turmoil on Dec. 7, 1941. My grandfather worked for the War Department in Washington, D.C., and during World War II, my father served in the Pacific Theater.