The president criticized companies for selling "smaller-than-usual products" whose "price stays the same." But it was his and his predecessor's spending policies that caused the underlying issue.
His speech in Davos challenged the growing worldwide trend of increased government involvement in economic affairs.
And the Democratic votes won't even count. Get ready for what might be a weird night.
Though alas, the long shot primary challenger probably will not.
That's bad news for Americans.
How do the Iowa caucuses work? The fact that people have to ask every four years shows why this tradition should end.
Lawmakers should consider a user-fee system designed to charge drivers by the mile.
A separation of science and politics might be called for.
Plus: A listener asks the editors about requiring gun buyers to pass a psychological assessment.
Over the last several years, they have worked nonstop to ease the tax burden of their high-income constituents.
He insists that he's not running for president, but his vetoes of the fringiest measures suggest otherwise.
RFK Jr.'s anti-war supporters are welcome to defect, the Libertarian Party said in a statement.
Those sounding the loudest alarms about possible shutdowns are largely silent when Congress ignores its own budgetary rules. All that seems to matter is that government is metaphorically funded.
Since Congress won't cut spending, an independent commission may be the only way to rein in the debt.
The Colorado governor finds common ground with many libertarians. But does he really stand for more freedom?
School closers (and too many journalists) want to evade responsibility for a catastrophic decision.
Legislators abuse the emergency label to push through spending that would otherwise violate budget constraints.
The Democrats and Republicans seem ripe for replacement. But how and by what?
The proposal would raise the federal minimum wage by 134 percent.
"Government in general does a lot of things that aren't necessary," says Jared Polis.
New legislation would intervene in the credit card market to help businesses like Target and Walmart, who don't like the fees they have to pay to accept credit card payments.
The anti-vax environmental lawyer is not worthy of the rehabilitation tour he's getting from pundits and podcasters.
Many politicians offer a simplified view of the world—one in which government interventions are all benefits and no costs. That couldn't be further from the truth.
Josh Shapiro campaigned on a promise to increase funding for schools and expand school choice. Only one of those two things made it into the state budget.
The environmentalist and anti-vaccine activist talks about his presidential run and whether he'd jail climate change skeptics.
Plus: Why people believe doomer narratives, schools seek to define social media platforms as public nuisances, and more...
Projections of huge savings are making the rounds. Nothing could be further from the truth.
The U.S. tax system is extremely progressive, even compared to European countries—whose governments rely on taxing the middle class.
Democrats spent tens of millions of dollars last year's midterms meddling in Republican primaries. Republicans may now be borrowing a page from their playbook.
Why the businessman launched a long shot campaign for the presidency.
Plus: A listener question scrutinizing current attitudes toward executive power
The enemy of your enemy is not your friend; he's a guy who might want to throw you in jail.
In 2019, discretionary spending was $1.338 trillion—or some $320 billion less than what Republicans want that side of the budget to be.
In recent months, progressives have held their noses and publicly supported Biden even in the face of downright illiberal policies.
An impasse created by years of politicized, myopic decision making in Washington is pushing the federal government ever closer to a dangerous cliff.