Democrats’ Student Loan Plans Versus Reality

Watching Democrat primary debates is an exercise in patience. Going in, you have to understand that you’re only going to hear one side of the story, you’re going to listen to candidates say things that make economists’ heads explode and you’re going to hear lots of plans to give away “free” stuff. This year is…
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Clinton Didn’t Win the Debate, The Other Democrat Candidates Just Lost

Going into Tuesday night’s Democratic debate there were only two possible narratives that the media would choose. Either Clinton would do moderately well, in which case she would be heralded as the second coming of Barack Obama, or she would perform relatively poorly, in which case we’d be reading stories about Clinton’s downward spiral and…
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Democrats’ Decision to Protect Hillary by Limiting Debates is Coming Under Fire

Democrats desperately didn’t want things to turn out this way. It wasn’t that long ago that Hillary Clinton was the “chosen one,” the name brand, next-in-line candidate who would carry them to victory in 2016. The Democratic National Committee did everything they could to help her maintain her frontrunner status, not the least of which…
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USA Today: Democrats’ Student Loan Plans Would “Drive up Costs”

By now you likely know the statistics. College is more expensive than ever, with tuition and fees having surged by 225 percent over the last 30 years. There are more indebted students than ever, with 43 million current student borrowers, a 92 percent increase over the last decade. The total student debt total is larger…
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Democrats’ Inter-party Skirmish On Free Trade Turns to All Out War

“I, like you, recognize the inescapable conclusion that all of history has taught: The freer the flow of world trade, the stronger the tides for human progress and peace among nations. I certainly don’t have to explain the benefits of free and open markets to you. They produce more jobs, a more productive use of…
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