Entries by Carrie Sheffield

U.S. Job Market Growth Inflated By Government Hiring, Not Real Value Creation

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A Potemkin village is a construction—literal or figurative—designed to deceive people into believing a situation is better than it is. The term arose from a fake portable village reportedly built by Russian military leader Grigory Potemkin, former lover of Empress Catherine II, solely to impress her while she traveled to Crimea in 1787. The Biden […]

Blake Masters is Spot On — Mark Kelly Is No Arizona Maverick

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Democratic Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly tries to make noise that he’s a reasonable, moderate and independent thinker, but the facts about his policy votes and economic views tell a different story. As Kelly’s rival Blake Masters points out, Kelly is no Kyrsten Sinema – an actual maverick not afraid to occasionally buck the Democratic Party. […]

Defiant Harvard Stubbornly Demands To Keep Shunning Asian Students

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Ivy League President Digs in Against Supreme Court Examining Race-Based Preferences Remember how last summer’s horrifying Atlanta spa shooting deaths of eight people, including six Asian women, spurred a season of #StopAsianHate sentiment to empower and protect Asian Americans? Harvard forgot all that very quickly. You see, Harvard doesn’t like too many Asian students getting […]

Biden Destroying Debt Ceiling Filibuster Breaks Campaign Promise To Restore Decorum

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Editors’ Note: Since this article was published October 6th at Independent Women’s Forum, Senator Mitch McConnell and ten other U.S. Senators ‘caved’ (on 10/7) to allow Democrats to raise the debt ceiling until December, kicking the ‘can down the road’. This was unnecessary given that even with Biden’s and Schumer’s threat of killing the filibuster, […]

Phony Math: Democrats $3.5 Trillion Spending Bill Is Actually More Like $5 Trillion

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True accounting shows many programs expire in 3 years, nearly doubling actual costs Politicians are notorious for fudging numbers to keep from being held accountable by the people who hired them—us! John Steele Gordon, a business and economic historian, gives a good reminder in The Wall Street Journal about these accounting gimmicks happening today over the so-called […]