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Category Archives: American Enterprise Institute

Drain the Swamp, or Spread the Swamp? Lawmakers Pitch Relocating Agency Headquarters

Via The Daily Bell The U.S. government plans to spew occupying forces far and wide within the United States. Or… The U.S. government will distribute the income of the bureaucratic class across distressed regions of the country. Are they spreading the wealth, or spreading the swamp? The government’s definition of decentralizing is certainly not the same […]

“Bubble Tax”: The GOP’s Hidden 46% Tax Bracket

Authored by Danny Vinik via TheAgenda, If you’re rich enough, some of your income is taxed at a rate unseen since the ‘80s. House Republicans claim the tax plan they introduced Thursday keeps the top individual rate unchanged at 39.6 percent – the level at which it’s been capped for much of the past quarter-century. […]

“It Feels Like An Avalanche”: China’s Crackdown On Conglomerates Has Sent A “Shock Wave” Across Markets

The first to suffer Beijing’s crackdown against China’s private merger-crazy conglomerates, wave was the acquisitive “insurance” behemoth, Anbang, whose CEO Wu Xiaohui briefly disappeared as the Politburo made it clear that the “old way” of money laundering – via offshore deals – is no longer tolerated. Then, several weeks later and shortly after the stocks […]

Relax, There Is No Housing Bubble

Visit Full Archives At The Entry Points   Three heavy hitters in real estate – Darius Bozorgi, Veros CEO, Mike Fratantoni, Mortgage Bankers Association chief economist, and Douglas Duncan, Fannie Mae chief economist – all agree, “There is no housing bubble“. These real estate experts are all in agreement, and they believe the relentless house price […]

Republican Version Of ‘Cadillac Tax’ In Obamacare Replacement Drawing Fire From Employers And Unions

Back in 2009, the Obama administration drew a lot of fire from employers and labor unions over Obamacare’s so-called “Cadillac Tax”, a tax on healthcare premiums over a certain threshold.  Apparently, the United Auto Workers in the Midwest had grown accustomed to their unlimited supply of Viagra, completely free of charge, and were unwilling to […]

Bill Kristol: “Decadent, Lazy, Spoiled, White Working Class” Americans Should Be Replaced By Immigrants

Bill Kristol, founder of the conservative magazine The Weekly Standard, seemingly caught a bad case of foot-in-mouth syndrome yesterday in speaking on a panel for the American Enterprise Institute.  Presumably Kristol was responding to a question regarding Trump’s controversial immigration ban when he let loose with the following slow-motion train wreck of a response: “Look, […]

White House: “Too Early To Tell If Chicago Beating Was A Hate Crime”

It appears Newt Gingrich was right in his outrage at the hypocrisy surrounding the kidnapping and abuse of a mentally-ill white teen by four young black assailants. Despite the suspects shouting “fuck Donald Trump” and “fuck white people”, Chicago police said today that they do not believe the attack was motivated by race, more likely […]

Gingrich Warns Biggest Risk For Trump Admin Is They “Lose Their Nerve”

Former Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich, once considered a front runner for a senior position in the Trump administration, continues to take jabs at the President-elect.  After being forced to apologize a few weeks back for saying that Trump no longer wishes to “Drain The Swamp” in Washington D.C., Gingrich is back with new […]

China To Hand Over Seized US Drone “Under These Conditions”

On Saturday morning, the Pentagon was eager to announce that China would return a U.S. Navy underwater drone after its military scooped up the submersible in the South China Sea late this week and sparked a row that drew in President-elect Donald Trump. As previously reported, Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said that “through direct engagement […]

As TPP Dies, Asian Nations Salute Their New “Free Trade” Leader: China

Over the weekend we reported that as Obama was speaking at the APEC summit in Peru, hoping to salvage his global trade legacy, the TPP, China’s President Xi Jinping officially called for the launch of the Free Trade Area of Asia-Pacific for “institutional guarantee of open economy”, a move many had expected would take place […]