It’s Time for a Real Guest Worker Program
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Alex Nowrasteh to discuss the need for a more robust guest worker program, the Gang of Eight proposal and whether or not he thinks something can pass that will help immigrants and businesses.
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I Have Seen Shameful Things
I am an immigration squish. There are jobs Americans won’t do at the existing price point. We have a real need in this country for unskilled workers who will pick domestic crops and do jobs Americans will not do for a low wage. I know a number of people who came here illegally who are harder workers than me, who love this country, and who | Read More »
Libertarian Ed Crane Decides to Act Like a Liberal. Will It Destroy the Cato Institute?
“Suffice it to say, Ed Crane has no legal argument. Instead, he is doing what the left does — resort to trial by media and whine.” A friend of mine asked me last week why I hadn’t written about the Cato Institute lawsuit business with the Koch Brothers. I told him I hadn’t seen it pulsing up anywhere, so why should I give it any | Read More »
President Obama’s Debt Failsafe Trigger Explained
What is President Barack Obama’s “debt failsafe” trigger? It is a means for liberals in Washington to increase taxes on you in the name of deficit reduction and avoids specific consent of the governed for these tax increases. If a mechanism to automatically increase taxes is raised by the “Gang of Six,” a bipartisan group working to reduce the deficit, or the President’s bipartisan bicameral negotiating team on reducing | Read More »
Tech at Night: Net Neutrality, ACLU, Google
Opinions differ on the Cato Institute, but they’re right on when it comes to the ACLU’s deceptive arguments on Net Neutrality. Case after case of alleged net neutrality “violations” are raised and demolished. And remember, this is the case being used to justify urgent action by the FCC in defiance of the law and the courts. It’s all a bunch of garbage.
, CATO Institute
, Eric Schmidt
, First Amendment
, Net Neutrality
, Seton Motley