Curtis Ellis on Making Money with Charles Payne

America First Policies senior policy adviser Curtis Ellis, The Weekly Standard deputy managing editor Kelly Jane Torrance, Independent Women’s Forum policy director Hadley Heath Manning and CivicForumPAC Chairman Ford O’Connell on whether President Trump trade deal with Canada and Mexico is a template for future deals.

Why Trump's Tariffs Won't Cost Consumers a Nickel

By Curtis Ellis

Past administrations have called out China for violating the internationally agreed-upon rules of trade for decades.

After countless high-level talks, admonitions and appeals, China did nothing to change its cheating ways.

President Trump has dispensed with the talk and taken action, slapping tariffs on billions of dollars of goods China exports to the United States at artificially low prices.


By Curtis Ellis

Curtis Ellis notes how market forces triumphed over government mandates

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 they had to.

That shouldn’t come as a surprise. What’s funny is that some people still needed to learn that economic incentives are a powerful motivator.

Our story begins in Washington, where government regulation is the go-to method of persuasion.


By Curtis Ellis

A Google engineer has resigned to protest the company’s complicity with the Chinese Communist Party to censor information Chinese citizens can see on the internet.

But it’s not just in China, and it’s not just Google.

The tech giants of Silicon Valley are hard at work trying to control the information Americans can access.

Those the internet overlords deem politically unreliable, deplorable if you will, are being banned from the internet – deplatformed, to use the au courant bloodless euphemism.

Fear and loathing in the swamp: Woodward channels Washington groupthink

by Curtis Ellis

Like so many ballyhooed bombshells before it, Bob Woodward’s “Fear” has turned out to be a dud.

And after reading the entire tome, we now see the title refers to the dread gripping the Washington establishment, not the White House.

Publicists’ advance snippets showed senior staff stealing papers from the Resolute Desk and cabinet secretaries calling the president disparaging names.

American Greatness: Obama’s Comeback Violates Norms

Obama’s Comeback Violates Norms, Sense and Sensibility

By Curtis Ellis| September 12th, 2018


Barack Obama has chosen to help elect Democrats this November with a national get out the vote tour.

Democrats are thrilled to have Obama deploying his patented oratorical style, equal parts lecturing, hectoring, and know-it-all condescension.


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 of a proposal from the FDA, the Food and Drug Administration, to set up a working group on drug importation.