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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.

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December 27, 2022

Republicans Should Just Say No to Any Budget That Funds 87,000 New IRS Agents By Stephen Moore

One of the biggest promises by Republicans in the 2022 election season was that if they won a majority in the House, they would defund the $80 billion that Biden wants to hire 87,000 new IRS agents.

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December 20, 2022

Even Republicans Are All in on Washington's End-of-Year Spending Spree By Stephen Moore

The federal government is running annual $1 trillion to $2 trillion budget deficits, which is more than the entire gross domestic product of most nations. 

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December 13, 2022

The Night the Lights Went Out in Europe By Stephen Moore

Politico Europe, a publication marinated in green politics, has named Russian President Vladimir Putin as one of its "power players of the year" -- for, in the publication's words, "advancing Europe's green agenda."

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December 6, 2022

No, America Does Not Owe the World Climate 'Reparations' By Stephen Moore

I've made the case in previous columns that the climate change movement is mostly a climate change hustle.

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November 29, 2022

The GOP's Hunter Biden Probe Is Legit By Stephen Moore

 As a tactical concern, the House GOP's decision to open an investigation into Biden family corruption is questionable.

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November 22, 2022

Can Republicans Make Congress Great Again? By Stephen Moore

There's no sugarcoating the disappointing results of the midterm elections.