Right Angle

Trump Gives Medal to Tax-Cut Champion, While NPR Calls Laffer Curve ‘Fake News’

As President Trump honors tax-cut champion Arthur Laffer with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, NPR says the Laffer Curve that describes the beneficial effect of those cuts, doesn’t work, and never has. Why are Republicans so in love with this economic theory that Democrats think is fake news?

Bill Whittle Now

Democrats Hardest Hit: Jobless Claims Plunge Near 50-Year Low

President Trump’s tax cuts seems to have sparked an economic recovery that made jobless claims dive to a near 50-year low. Bill Whittle says, “Democrats hardest hit.” But should Republicans use these times of relative prosperity to pour more funding into government programs for the poor?