Nowhere has there been so much hand-wringing over a lack of "affordable housing," as among politicians and others in coastal California. And nobody has done more to make housing unaffordable than those same politicians and their supporters.
The corporate bailouts, government spending, and money creation via quantitative easing that Congress and the Fed have engaged in since the fall of 2008, have failed to produce even the illusion of prosperity.
The Republicans have won solid majorities in both the House and the Senate. This means they should be able to pass any legislation they want, right?
Wrong. Not when the Republican leadership in Congress doesn’t have the courage to challenge the threat of a presidential veto.
What the liberals believe — and want us to believe — is that though an increase in the cost of anything will cause people to use less of it, labor is exempt from the law of demand. That's like accepting the idea that the law of gravity influences the falling behavior of everything except nice people. One would have to be a lunatic to believe either proposition.
Cops, increasingly demonized and under attack by the black community , understandably are pulling back on policing in America's urban war zones. The outcome? Crime rates increase. Instead of "Black Lives Matter," black lives are more destroyed.