Tag Archive: Milton Friedman

09
May

Trump’s ‘Infrastructure’ Plan Versus Obama’s ‘Stimulus’: What’s the Difference?

What’s the difference between the $2 trillion “infrastructure” plan that Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and President Donald Trump have reportedly agreed to and then-President Barack Obama’s so-called economic “stimulus”? Apart from the fact that the Schumer-Trump proposal is double the […]

08
Mar

Tariffs and Economic Populism: Good Politics, Bad Economics

We came to expect economic illiteracy from left-wing President Barack Obama. For example, in attempting to explain away his tepid economic recovery, Obama blamed the emergence of new technologies, which he claimed killed more jobs. “When you go to a […]