Deutsche Bank: Ron Paul was Right

Well that’s not exactly how they put it, but a new study by the Deutsche Bank shows that having central banks try to stimulate economic growth does not work. As Daniel Lacalle with dlacalle.com writes: They have analyzed the impact on manufacturing industries from the...

Turkey Now, America Later?

President Trump recently imposed sanctions on Turkey to protest the Turkish government’s detention of an American pastor. Turkey has responded by increasing tariffs on US exports. The trade war is being blamed for the collapse of Turkey’s currency, the lira. While the...

This Week in Congress Update

Yesterday the Senate passed the $854.3 billion Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and Defense Appropriations bill. Only seven Senators voted no: Mike Crapo (R-ID) Jeff Flake (R-AZ) Mike Lee (R-UT) Rand Paul (R-KY) James Risch (R-ID) Bernie Sanders (I-VT)...

This Week in Congress

The Senate will work on H.R. 6157, legislation combining the Defense Appropriations bill with the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations bills. The bill spends $675 billion on “defense,” an increase of $20.4 billion from FY 2018 levels. $607.1...