In Tonight's Debate, Voters Deserve to Hear More About Economic, Tax Policies
Tonight, millions of Americans will tune into the final Presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Among the central topics should be the economy, which recent polling shows remains voters' foremost concern.
Unfortunately, voters haven't heard enough from either candidate on that topic during the first two debates.
Which is tragic, because this election itself has taken a toll on the economy. According to a recent poll of economists, rhetoric from both campaigns has had a negative impact on economic growth over the past few months. Accordingly, rather than continuing to argue about personal issues and mutual animosities, both candidates must do a better job of improving economic optimism and confidence by advocating pro-growth policies that will help us proper…[more]
There was never a more appropriately named book than "The War on Cops" by Heather Mac Donald, published a few weeks ago, on the eve of the greatest escalation of that war by the ambush murders of five policemen in Dallas.
Nor is this war against the police confined to Dallas. It is occurring across the country. Who is to blame?
There is a ton of blame, more than enough to go around to the wide range of people and institutions that have contributed to these disasters. In addition to the murderers who have killed people they don't even know, there are those who created the atmosphere…
"Iran's leaders, according to the nation's state-run press, now expect 'billions of dollars' in exchange for US hostages they're holding in Tehran's notorious Evin prison. Proving, yet again, the problem with ransoming hostages. ...Iran's hostage-taking habit is just one more mess the next president will have to clean up."…[more]