Jeffrey Tucker is moved by the new movie They Shall Not Grow Old.

David Henderson is right that Alexander Hamilton and Wilbur Ross are wrong about trade policy. They are wrong, specifically, to treat as a feature rather than as a bug of protectionism the fact that the costs of tariffs are spread thinly.

Eric Boehm justifiably slams Trump’s tariff on automobiles and auto parts punitive taxes on Americans who purchase automobiles and auto parts assembled outside of the United States. A slice:

“The largest BMW plant is in South Carolina. Not in Bavaria, but in South Carolina,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel observed last weekend during a speech at the Munich Security Conference, an annual gathering of NATO members. “South Carolina delivers to China. If these cars, which are built in South Carolina, as well as those built in Bavaria, suddenly pose a threat to the national security of the United States of America, then that frightens us.”

Catherine Rampell writes intelligently about Donald “Tariff Man” Trump.

I’m honored and pleased to have been a recent guest on Lawrence Reed’s “The Reed Hour.” Larry and I discussed trade.

Robert Higgs properly pokes fun at Trump’s (and other protectionists’) idiotic ‘understanding’ of trade deficits.

Bruce Yandle reports some movingly good news from the jobs front.

Hans Bader busts some myths about health care in Cuba.

Ryan Bourne asks if child-care subsidies are good for the economy.

Ilya Shapiro writes about the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent, wonderful decision to rein in abuse of that banana-republic practice called “civil asset forfeiture.


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