The Donald’s 180 on not paying taxes

During the first Presidential debate at Hofstra University on September 26, Donald Trump uttered one simple sentence that has caused a lot of headlines ever since. The sentence “That makes me smart.” was in response to Hillary Clinton’s statement “maybe he doesn’t want the American people… to know that he’s paid nothing in federal taxes, […]

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Why Hillary hates Citizens United

Many people over the last 6 years have called for one of the most controversial and misunderstood Supreme Court decisions to be overturned. The latest call came, not surprisingly from Hillary Clinton. I’m talking, of course, about Hillary’s pledge, if elected, to “introduce a constitutional amendment within the first 30 days of her presidency to […]

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In defense of the peer-to-peer economy

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, two of the at least five Democrats seeking that parties presidential nomination, have recently come out in opposition to a growing segment of the economy: the so called peer-to-peer economy. Sanders, in an interview with Bloomberg News, said he has “serious problems” with the popular car-hailing company Uber, claiming it […]

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Does Hillary Clinton understand economics?

Last week, Hillary Clinton made a stop in Boston to campaign for Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley. During her 25 minute speech, Clinton said, “Don’t let anybody tell you it’s corporations and businesses that create jobs. You know that old theory, trickle-down economics. That has been tried, that has failed. It has failed rather spectacularly.” […]

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