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Blame Tax Laws, Not Trade Deals

Alex Muresianu over at National Review explains how much of the deindustrialization that happened in the US was the fault of bad tax law not bad trade deals (National Review) He points to the Tax Reform of 1986 to explain, This reform — passed with enormous support from both parties in Congress

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Median Salary Increases

The median weekly earnings of the nation’s 111.5 million full-time wage and salary workers was up to $984 in Q4 according to new data (Bureau of Labor Statistics) This was 5.1 percent higher than a year earlier, compared with a gain of 1.2 percent in the Consumer Price Index for

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Ending the Eviction Moratorium

Ilya Somin over at Reason explains why Biden should end the eviction moratorium (Reason) this policy is harmful, illegal, and likely to set a dangerous precedent—since the reasoning justifying it would also allow the CDC and the White House to issue orders shutting down almost any kind of economic or

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Housing Starts Jump 5%

Home builder confidence may have dropped, but that hasn’t slowed housing starts or building permits BUILDING PERMITS for privately-owned housing units in December were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,709,000 M-O-M: This was 4.5% above the revised November rate of 1,635,000 Y-O-Y: This was 17.3% above the December

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