Tagged: Donald Trump

trump doctrine

Trump Doctrine Exudes Trumpism Abroad

  Andrew McCarthy details how the Trump Doctrine and his promise to bring coherence to American foreign policy, like his promises to Trump University students, is just more of the same emptiness. Given his past and oft-changing positions on Libya, Iraq and Syria, Trump doesn’t know what Trump believes. Trump...

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Adam Smith In 2016 Presidential Politics

The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith is the accepted rationale for a free-market economy. Smith’s key insight was that individuals working in their own interests are led by “an invisible hand to serve public interest” benefiting the broader society. As a liberal-progressive capitalist, I believe that while on the...

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Two Parties Are Key To Trump’s Strength

  Candidates like Donald Trump become possible when the two parties in our country cobble ideologies together into broad coalitions forced to live together. The result of these disparate movements being forced into one of two vehicles is incentivizing candidates to hold wildly inconsistent positions and to craft incoherent messages...

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We Are Not Immune To This Monumental Petrobras Taint

Brazil is now officially another BRIC in the wall of shame. Less than 10 years ago the BRIC nations were all the rage; the great emerging markets promising record profits, inviting investors, entrepreneurs, builders to the newest gold rush. But China’s growth is grinding down like a worn brake pad...

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Landslide For Hillary Is Trump’s Meaning

  Presidential elections are a race to 270 electoral votes that turns on maybe a dozen key swing states. Those states are won and lost in a handful of suburban bellwether counties between heavily Democratic cities and heavily Republican rural areas, notes Jim Geraghty. While performance in a primary doesn’t...