President Trump’s Economic Resolution

Newly-inaugurated President Donald Trump has a prime opportunity, with a Republican-controlled House and Senate, to be an advocate for the significant economic reforms that our country desperately needs. Since the Great Recession, the economy has been limping along, exhibiting anemic growth that is both shameful yet unsurprising. In fact, president Barack Obama is the first president without a single year of 3% GDP growth during his administration. Continuing the overall trend of an ever-increasing presence of the federal government meddling in our economy whether it be through regulations, mandates, price…

Democracy in Peril: A Conversation with National Review’s Charles C.W. Cooke

Charles C.W. Cooke sat down with editor-in-chief Matthew J. Santucci to discuss the Brexit vote, the Trump phenomenon, and the role of the federal government after his talk at Fordham University. Charles is the editor of National Review online, author of “The Conservatarian Manifesto” and frequent guest on HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher”.  Thank you for taking time to meet with me tonight. Being English, I wanted to start off by gaining your perspective on the Brexit vote. What are the parallels that one can draw between that vote (that movement) and Trump’s “silent majority”?…

What is a Libertarian and who is Gary Johnson?

This election has been particularly chaotic and divisive. In the Democratic Party, voters were split between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders while everyone had almost forgotten about David Webb, Lincoln Chafee, or Martin O’Malley. On the other hand with the Republican Party, we saw a similar divisiveness. Out of the more than 15 candidates that were running at one point for the Republican nomination, the tension was exacerbated when the choices came down to either Donald Trump or Ted Cruz during the primary voting. The outcome of the primaries left…