A Lesson In Economics and Immigration

A Lesson In Economics and Immigration

A CBS station in Sacramento headlines: “Trump threats, minimum wage, overtime hitting California farmers hard.” Put this one in the category of “inadvertently revealing.” Faced with an urgent shortage of workers, California farmers are desperate to be heard. “If we can’t change the way we’re doing business, we’re at […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Mugging Mr. Murray

Mugging Mr. Murray

American Enterprise Institute fellow Charles Murray must rank among our most prominent living social scientists. At a hearing of the Joint Economic Committee convened by Senator and JEC vice chairman Mike Lee last week, Murray was included on a panel of social scientists testifying on the state of social […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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British Government Funded Manchester Bomber

British Government Funded Manchester Bomber

Can a Western welfare state defend itself against Islamic terrorism? Perhaps, but it will require fundamental changes. The Telegraph reports that last week’s terrorist attack in Manchester was funded by the British government: The Manchester suicide bomber used taxpayer-funded student loans and benefits to bankroll the terror plot, police […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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What Venezuela’s Medical Crisis Tells Us About Socialism

What Venezuela’s Medical Crisis Tells Us About Socialism

The Lancet is a renowned medical journal headquartered in England. The current issue includes an article on Venezuela, titled “Data reveal state of Venezuelan health system” . The data in question come from the Venezuelan government, after two years in which it released no reports. No doubt the picture […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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British Government Funded Manchester Bomber

After Manchester, growing concerns in Minneapolis

The massacre in Manchester this week seems to have prompted attention to the arrest of brothers Abdullah and Majid Alrifahe in north Minneapolis on May 11. Inside the parked car they were sitting in was a stash of guns, ammo, drone parts and an inert hand grenade. The arrest […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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But Don’t You Dare Say The Media Has A Narrative

But Don’t You Dare Say The Media Has A Narrative

Does this look scary? I’m pretty sure it was supposed to look scary. It’s from Channel 5, last Friday. The Associated Press ran pretty much the same headline on their story. If I’m feeling charitable, I’d assume the web producer at Channel 5 was too busy and under informed […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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