Journal Editorial Report

Holtz-Eakin: “The Beatings Have Stopped”

by Mike May 31, 2017

Quote of the Week – The Market is doing better because the beatings have stopped! Gigot: Jason Furman Chairman of Obama’s Council of Economic Advisors said that you can’t get to 3% growth any more because of lower population growth and too many structural barriers. Douglas Holtz-Eakin, former Director of the CBO: A lot of […]

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WSJ Editors Enthuse Over Trump’s Tax Plan

by Mike May 1, 2017

The “Journal Editorial Report” is one of my regular weekend shows, and this week’s edition was especially good as the team dissected and enthused over the details of Trump’s tax plan: Not only did the editors like the plan overall, for its simplicity and potential to grow the economy, but they skewered the predictable and […]

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What Is The Republican Party For?

by Mike May 1, 2017

WSJ’s Daniel Henninger asks what many of us are thinking

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GrokClip: Steve Moore Discusses Trump’s Tax Plan

by Mike October 2, 2016

In this week’s debate, Donald Trump gave the 50,000 ft view of his plan for economic revitalization, which compares very favorably with Clinton’s plan to “invest” heavily in government-created jobs with money stolen from you! (same tired old tricks – ‘Hope with No Change’ the WSJ called it!) Here in this clip, the Wall Street […]

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They. Chose. Poorly: Kasich Annoys EVERYBODY!

by Mike November 14, 2015

We discovered, during the summer, that team Sununu had picked Kasich as their moderate Republican standard-bearer for 2016, and further, that Kasich had bet his entire campaign on New Hampshire. Those of us who had watched Kasich on Fox from time to time already weren’t very impressed with either his claims of conservatism or his […]

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Journal Editorial Report: Cruz’ Shrewd Approach

by Mike November 6, 2015

One of my regular weekend programs is the Wall Street Journal Editorial Report with Paul Gigot, and a panel of their top editorial staff. Last weekend, they discussed the CNBC GOP debate, and noted the shrewd approach of Ted Cruz – tapping into the anger of the conservative base without going after his rivals directly…

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Journal Editorial Report: Kasich’s Muddled Message

by Mike November 6, 2015

One of my regular weekend programs is the Wall Street Journal Editorial Report with Paul Gigot, and a panel of their top editorial staff. Last weekend, they discussed the CNBC GOP debate, and noted the angry way John Kasich went after the “inexperienced” outsiders, as well as his muddled message problem – claiming to be […]

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A Cautionary Tale For Democrats: Red State Boom vs Blue State Bust

by Mike January 28, 2013

On FNC this afternoon, The WSJ Editorial Report covered the Phil Mickelson tax controversy, and where he could live for less than a 63% penalty. Paul Gigot, James Freeman, Kimberly Strassel and Stephen Moore discussed how states with no, or falling, income tax are booming, and states with high, or rising, income tax are stagnant […]

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