If it were that easy to close a 1,900-mile border, this country would not be awash in illegal drugs imported from abroad. This is why cutting off migrant subsidies and welfare is a critical step in dealing with immigrant flows.
Policies that have never worked are being implemented at an astonishing pace and with enormous levels of money printing and debt, and the government blames anyone except themselves for poor consumer and business confidence. This is not a strong economy.
Another Pentagon audit, another massive failure. But the Pentagon's problems are not just simple accounting. They reflect the reality of an unaccountable rogue empire that tries to prop up the US empire.
Once in a great while, a book appears that both embodies and dramatically extends centuries of accumulated wisdom in a particular discipline, and, at the same time, radically challenges the intellectual and political consensus of the day.
Markets are preparing for the Federal Reserve to “pivot”; that is, change directions from raising interest rates to cutting them. What does it mean? It means that the Fed’s leadership has learned nothing in the past several years.