Pay no attention to AARP's squeals of pain

by Curtis Ellis -- Washington operatives like to pose as selfless advocates defending the public against the greedy. Upon closer examination you find these virtuous self-proclaimed selfless tribunes of the people are more…

China's direct threat to America's territory

by Curtis Ellis -- America's national security is dependent on our economic strength. This is a precept of the Trump administration's National Security Strategy. America's economy is under attack from Chinese economic more…

Trump saves both farms and industries

by Curtis Ellis -- A funny thing happened on the way to the gas pump. Consumers want cheaper fuel and bought as much of it as they could without Washington telling them more…

First, do no harm: Beware imported drugs

by Curtis Ellis -- Beware the law of unintended consequences. This is the iron law that kicks in whenever Congress or a regulatory agency takes action. The latest warning comes in light more…

Time for U.S. to leave the WTO?

by Curtis Ellis -- President Trump called NAFTA "one of the worst deals our country has ever made" and promised to renegotiate it or scrap it altogether The critics said it couldn't more…

China's catalogue of fraud

by Curtis Ellis -- This week, the U.S. slapped 25 percent duties on another $16 billion of imports from China. With that, $50 billion of Chinese goods now face the stiff tariff. more…

3 power grabs by Deep State 'Frankenstein' agency

by Curtis Ellis -- Power grab times three. That's the concise version of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's latest crusade. Don't forget, the CFPB, a brainchild of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., is more…