What Trump doesn't get about a weak dollar

by Stephen Moore -- Note John Tamny contributed to this column. President Donald Trump's assertion this week that the "dollar is getting too strong" led to a sharp decline in the value more…

Coal's colossal comeback

by Stephen Moore -- Buried in an otherwise-humdrum jobs report was the jaw-dropping pronouncement by the Department of Labor that mining jobs in America were up by 11,000 in March. Since the more…

7 government programs that increase poverty

by Stephen Moore -- For all the obsessing in Washington over income inequality, why isn't there more outrage over government policies that exacerbate the problem? There are hundreds of programs that increase more…

The false compassion of government

by Stephen Moore -- Last week on CNN I debated a liberal commentator who complained that the problem with President Donald Trump's budget blueprint is that it lacks "compassion" for the poor, more…

Trump budget drains the swamp

by Stephen Moore -- Everyone in Washington hates Donald Trump's new budget. So it must have something going for it. This is a budget plan that will surgically remove trillions of dollars more…

Europe's lesson teaches us: Don't go green

by Stephen Moore -- If you listen to the media narrative on climate change and "clean energy," you'd think that the rest of the world has moved smartly and seamlessly toward 21st more…

4% growth? Yes, we can!

by Stephen Moore -- Imagine if in 1961 John F. Kennedy's advisers had told him, "We will never put a man on the moon." Or what if Ronald Reagan's advisers had assured more…

Post-Obamanomics: States are going broke

by Stephen Moore -- Governors and state legislators say they are running out of money again, and many are demanding tax hikes to close budget gaps. More than half the states are more…

What Congress must do to rein in regulators

by Stephen Moore -- Last summer, at the first meeting of the Trump Leadership Council – an advisory group consisting of top CEOs from major companies – Donald Trump asked business leaders more…