WSJ-Deter China by Turning Taiwan Into a Porcupine

Western allies should accelerate the sale of F-16s, missiles, drones and other force-multiplier weapons. By Phil Gramm and Roger Wicker May 4, 2022 12:38 pm ET The paramount lesson from the Russian invasion of Ukraine is that repeated threats of economic sanctions didn’t deter Vladimir Putin from launching an all-out invasion. This offers a...
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WSJ-The New Progressives Fight Against Consumer Welfare

The Biden administration wants to undo years of bipartisan consensus about antitrust regulation. By Phil Gramm and Christine Wilson April 3, 2022 5:05 pm ET With major antitrust legislation headed to the Senate floor, it is important to remember that over the past half-century, a bipartisan consensus has existed that antitrust law...
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WSJ-Peace Through Strength Requires Economic Freedom

The U.S. must not turn away from its main advantages: free markets and limited government. By Phil Gramm and Mike Solon March 1, 2022 2:13 pm ET As the U.S. pounds plowshares into swords for a second Cold War, lessons from the first one may serve those who care to consider them....
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The Folly of ‘Modern Supply-Side’ Economics

Janet Yellen tries to sell even more spending as a growth and anti-inflation policy. It’s the opposite of what’s needed now. By Phil Gramm and Mike Solon Feb. 7, 2022 5:14 pm ET With inflation at 7%, the highest rate since 1982, and the Federal Reserve set to tighten monetary policy, you...
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WSJ-The Democrats’ Inflation Blame Game

Everyone and everything is responsible except the government spending that’s actually fueling it. By Phil Gramm and Mike Solon Jan. 12, 2022 1:26 pm ET Despite Wednesday’s inflation report indicating that consumer prices have risen by 7% over the past 12 months and accelerated to 9.1% over the past three months, the...
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