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Market Economy

A market economy is inherently a free economy. Although “capitalism” can have a negative connotation in our society, it is the very thing that has made America the success it is today. When the ability to freely trade goods and services is diminished—or eliminated—initiative, ingenuity, and invention are stifled.

Trump was right about failures of globalism

The coronavirus outbreak is proving President Trump right about the dangers of globalism. We simply cannot afford to be overly reliant on China.   After decades of rapid economic expansion enabled largely by one-sided concessions from establishment politicians in the U.S., China has become an undisputed leader in global manufacturing, producing around $4.6 trillion in...

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David Brat: Economic damage of Coronavirus is also exponential

Originally published on Breitbart on April 8, 2020:   In the next few weeks, President Trump will have to make a choice like that of King Solomon. The president has two train engines heading at the American people, and both are full of bad news. There is no good choice — just less bad. One...

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Can you really save American lives by destroying the American economy?

Rahm Emanuel once famously stated, “Never let a good crisis go to waste.”   As of today, the total US cases of the coronavirus exceeds 79,000 with total number of deaths over 1,100. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) has lost over 25% of its value from its mid-February zenith of nearly 30,000 points. March...

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ELLIS: Why our natural desire to work evidences the image of God

The coronavirus isn’t the only thing in the past weeks described as novel. For most of us, the unplanned stay-at-home recommendations to help flatten the curve is a novel way of life we are temporarily thrust into. Many can’t work from home, and even those who can are limited. But the ingenuity of the human...

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