Economics on Townhall

Daniel J. Mitchell - Sun Jun 2

I’m a libertarian and the specific issue is about curtailing the foolish Drug War, it goes without saying that this is something that belongs on this blog. ... more

Michael F. Cannon - Sun Jun 2

The main reason Obamacare is encountering obstacles is simple: the American people do not want it. ... more

Jerry Bowyer - Fri May 31

The Calvinistic lifestyle of worldly asceticism became a source of growth and capital accumulation. ... more

Elisabeth Meinecke - Fri Apr 26

Rachel Alexander - Mon Apr 22

Has society really become quite thin-skinned, or is acting “offended” a new tactic that is being used to shut down legitimate political debate? Progressives are increasingly claiming to be offended whenever those on the right disagree with their left-wing positions. ... more

Austin Hill - Sun Apr 21

Breaking news: some of America’s largest corporations have begun to report declining profits. For those that are offended by highly profitable corporations, this should be really great news. ... more

Paul Greenberg - Tue Mar 26

Today's financial crisis in Europe may yet be papered over, just as the collapse of Creditanstalt was decades ago. But where will the next crack in the facade appear? ... more

Donald Lambro - Wed Mar 13

Despite the stock market's rapid ascent to record levels, economic analysts were warning that it doesn't reflect the economy's anemic fundamentals and that we may well be entering another bubble that's about to burst. ... more

America - Fri Feb 15

Eric Bolling's economic tutorial for the president. ... more

Michael Reagan - Thu Feb 14

Our failure in chief gave us his annual blurred vision of America again Tuesday night. Based on his State of the Union message, Barack Obama’s eyesight is as ideologically impaired as ever. ... more

Donald Lambro - Wed Oct 10

Finally, a pollster asked voters the one question that matters in this presidential election: Does Barack Obama know how to fix the economy? ... more

Charles Payne - Thu Sep 27

With so much rah-rah from mainstream media outlets that find the silver lining in all the news, it seems to have caught on in polling (also mostly biased) and yesterday's consumer confidence survey. ... more

Walter E. Williams - Wed Sep 26

Here's a question: If there's a disaster, a war, a severe drought or some other calamity that restricts future supplies of a commodity -- such as oil, coffee or corn -- what is the intelligent thing for people to do right away? If you said "use less now and try to produce more," you'd be absolutely correct. That's not rocket science, but understanding the machinery involved in getting people to do so is a bit more challenging. ... more

Ralph Benko - Wed Sep 19

One of the brightest stars in the free market galaxy is the work of the Hispanic American Center for Economic Research, HACER. HACER provides, among many other key services, a multilingual “Drudge Report” for free market news and opinion, crucial to nurturing the growing embrace of free markets. ... more

Bill Tatro - Thu Sep 13

Lately, the thirst for higher yields has driven an inordinately large group of people to find solace in this junk bond arena. Never in history have we seen yields on garbage this low, and consequently, prices this high. ... more

Wayne Allyn Root - Wed Sep 12

Few Americans understood the significance of President Obama’s most important line in his Presidential re-election speech at last week’s Democratic National Convention. Obama promised he'd pursue "the kind of bold, persistent experimentation that Franklin Roosevelt (FDR) pursued during the only crisis worse than this one." The implications of that promise are truly frightening. As history has already proven - they will lead to economic disaster. ... more

America - Mon Sep 10

UCLA professor Tim Groseclose explains the Laffer Curve, and why raising taxes can decrease revenue. ... more

Daniel J. Mitchell - Sat Sep 8

For some inexplicable reason, I’ve decided that one of my responsibilities is to educate a backwards and primitive people who seem impervious to common sense, simple logic, and strong principles. As you’ve probably guessed already, I’m talking about Republicans. ... more

Donald Lambro - Wed Sep 5

The weakening, job-starved Obama economy looms over the Democrats' national convention this week, casting a pall of gloom over a party paralyzed by its far-left ideology. ... more

Paul Driessen - Wed May 9

Unprecedented! As bills to extend seemingly perpetual wind energy subsidies were again introduced by industry lobbyists late last year, taxpayers finally decided they’d had enough. ... more

Paul Driessen - Tue May 8

Thereby protecting environmental values, endangered species, jobs and human welfare ... more