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Biden Scorning the Secret Formula of American Prosperity

By LAWRENCE KUDLOW, Special to the Sun
May 17, 2021

Taxed to the max. In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes. That famous quote, of course, is from Founding Father Benjamin Franklin. Among all the problems with the Biden administrationís policy, they even want to raise taxes on your…

Itís Capitalism and Freedom That Deserve Our Thanks for Conquering Covid

By IRA STOLL, Special to the Sun
May 17, 2021

ďThanks, science.Ē The phrase is suddenly ubiquitous on social media posts from individuals grateful that they or their children have just been vaccinated against Covid-19. Iím grateful for the impulse people have to express gratitude. Surely science…

War Of Words Over Inflation Stirs Questions for the Fed

By JUDY SHELTON, Special to the Sun
May 14, 2021

The war of words unleashed on Wall Street and in Washington by Wednesdayís announcement of an unexpectedly high rate of consumer price inflation is escalating by the day. Legendary hedge fund manager Stanley Druckenmiller had warned on Tuesday in the…

Could Jimmy Carter Emerge as the Model for Biden Presidency?

By IRA STOLL, Special to the Sun
May 12, 2021

Soaring inflation. Lines at gas stations, with rising gasoline prices. Tense negotiations with Iran involving hostages. A deteriorating situation in Afghanistan. Calls to boycott an upcoming Olympics to be hosted by a hostile, expansionist Communist…

Wait a Minute, Joe ó Trump Rules Could Give Boom Five More Years

A Deeper Message Lies in the Biggest Jobs Miss in History

By LAWRENCE KUDLOW, Special to the Sun
May 7, 2021

Todayís jobs report gives us, at 266,000, the biggest miss in history. The entire economics profession, including me, expected around a million. Well, so it goes. Stocks loved it ó because it probably guarantees more free money forever. President Joe…

Let the GOP Follow Tim Scottís Lead and Stand on His Elegant Platform

By LAWRENCE KUDLOW, Special to the Sun
May 6, 2021

Letís talk about the extraordinary importance of Senator Tim Scottís rebuttal to President Bidenís speech last week to the Senate. When can anyone remember a rebuttal speech that was more important, more significant, and more insightful, and, by the…

ĎStealth Radicalí? Bidenís Program Was No Secret

By IRA STOLL, Special to the Sun
May 3, 2021

Six months ago, Joe Biden was supposedly a moderate. Now, he supposedly wants to restructure the fundamentals of the American economy. This narrative is dismaying, because it suggests that Mr. Biden got elected by voters with inaccurate information…

Biden Forgets the Order of Our System Ė God, the People, the Government

By LAWRENCE KUDLOW, Special to the Sun
April 30, 2021

By now you might have heard ó or seen ó a few moments from President Bidenís address to Congress. If you didnít, hereís what was outlined: The Democratic Party has made government its god, the Congress their place of worship, and the White House…

Bowdlerized Version of State of the Nation Is Offered by Biden

By CONRAD BLACK, Special to the Sun
April 30, 2021

The best aspect of President Bidenís speech to the nation from the House was his competent and persuasive delivery. He once again beat back the claims that he is a senescent, robotic dummy of severely diminished cognitive abilities. It was just…

Biden Launching A Broad Attack On Our Prosperity

By LAWRENCE KUDLOW, Special to the Sun
April 28, 2021

So let me get this right. President Biden has proposed the highest capital gains tax in, probably, history. Iím not quite sure. I know, though, that itís the highest in the past 50 years. At 43.4% ó added with the corporate tax ó that gets you to…

Bad Earth Day: No More Beef, Much Higher Taxes

By LAWRENCE KUDLOW, Special to the Sun
April 26, 2021

Stocks in the past few days have moved higher across the board. Mr. Market has apparently decided that President Bidenís sweeping tax hikes wonít be passed. Weíll just have to see. Remember, Democrats will have two bites out of the reconciliation…

Guess Who Gets Sudden Stimulus From Bidenís Economy

By LAWRENCE KUDLOW, Special to the Sun
April 20, 2021

If it ainít broke, goes the sage advice, donít fix it. The economy is booming. Totally booming. They key factor is the explosion of vaccines ó well over 200 million, leading to the reopening of the economy. And, I feel compelled to remind, the…

Deep State Turns On President Biden Over Afghanistan

By IRA STOLL
April 19, 2021

In the early days of the Trump administration, the ďdeep stateĒ ó the permanent bureaucracy of the FBI and other national security-related agencies ó targeted President Trump and his national security adviser, Michael Flynn. Some of us warned at the…

Vast Majority Of U.S. Firms Failed To Sign Voting Statement

By LAWRENCE KUDLOW, Special to the Sun
April 15, 2021

Letís turn to the issue of voting rights and corporate chief executives. A statement organized in recent days by the former CEO of American Express, Kenneth Chenault, and Merckís chief executive, Kenneth Frazier. A large number of companies signed it…

A Magical Deal: Hike Estate Levy, End Cap Gains Tax

By JOHN W. CHILDS, Special to the Sun
April 5, 2021

So hereís the deal. The Democrats want to raise the estate tax. Republicans want to escape the annoying and counterproductive capital gains tax. How about we compromise on the following ó Congress reduces the capital gains tax to zero but doubles the…

Bidenís Big Bill Full of Nonsense Signifying Trouble

By CONRAD BLACK, Special to the Sun
April 1, 2021

President Bidenís infrastructure bill is a shopping cart full of left-wing causes, most of which have nothing to do with infrastructure. There is nothing in principle particularly wrong with omnibus bills covering a number of different policy…

Now They Tell Us: Biden Readies Radical Tax Hikes

Times Reckons Coming Raid On Taxpayers Is Largest Since 1942

By IRA STOLL, Special to the Sun
March 29, 2021

ďThe largest federal tax increase since 1942,Ē is how the New York Times, in a front-page news article, is describing President Bidenís plan for the American economy. The Times fails to specify precisely how it is measuring the size of the tax…

Honeymooner: Bidenís Bonhomie Unlikely To Last

By CONRAD BLACK, Special to the Sun
March 26, 2021

President Joe Bidenís first news conference was the high point of his administration to date; he was fluent, good-humored, well-informed, and only slightly bobbled one or two questions and not in a way that surpassed the confusion deliberately created…