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Dec 12, 2018

Trade Is the Best Holiday Gift

When you think of the holidays, what do you picture? Do you think of the lights on your tree, the decorations on your home, the smorgasbord of food on your table, the…

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Dec 07, 2018

Putting U.S. Employment Numbers in Context – November 2018

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the economy gained 155,000 jobs in November, and the U.S. unemployment rate stayed the same at a 49-year low of…

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Dec 06, 2018

Our Health Care Will Improve With Two Key Ingredients: Competition and Choice

The Department of Health and Human Services released a report Dec. 3 about how the federal government and the states might promote health care competition — and what reforms it will pursue in…

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Dec 06, 2018

Tariff Tracker

Tariffs work only for a few politically connected industries at the expense of most consumers and businesses. Economists have been saying it for years; history has shown it over and over. Trade…

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Nov 29, 2018

The Economic Case for Free Trade

Trade is the reason you don’t need to grow your own food, build your own home and make your clothes. In other words, trade is the reason you don’t live…

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Nov 28, 2018

2018 Q3: Economy Grew At A 3.5 Percent Rate (Preliminary Estimate)

This morning, the U.S. Department of Commerce released its second estimate of gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter of 2018, and announced that the U.S. economy expanded at…

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Nov 28, 2018

Three Ways to Promote Health Care Openness

Health care is one of the most regulated industries in American life. Need proof? Consider the myriad regulations preventing Americans from accessing quality care — and these potential solutions for giving health care…

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Nov 21, 2018

VIDEO: Tom Cotton Supports the Clinton Crime Bill

By opposing the First Step Act, U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) is making clear that he supports the Clinton crime bill, says Freedom Partners Chairman Mark Holden. During an interview…

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Nov 21, 2018

Small Businesses are the US Economy’s Backbone

Small businesses are the backbone of the American economy. The U.S. Small Business Administration says they make up 99.9 percent of all businesses in the country. Rolling back burdensome regulations…

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Nov 20, 2018

Trade Probably Helped Make Your Thanksgiving Meal

During Thanksgiving, we take time to recognize the things we appreciate most — friends, family, good health, the food on our tables. The holiday does center around large meals with loved ones, so…

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