Roy Cordato

Senior Economist and Resident Scholar

Posts by Roy Cordato (page 7)

  • You might be a progressive if…

    …you believe that the 2nd Amendment to the Constitution has something to do with wearing sleeveless or short sleeve shirts.
    Roy Cordato, June 9, 2016
  • What else happened during this time period?

    Try the birth and then spread of free market capitalism and the industrial revolution that it ushered in.
    Roy Cordato, May 23, 2016
  • You might be a progressive if…

    …you believe that “climate science,” much like the founding fathers of your movement all believed about the science of eugenics, is settled.
    Roy Cordato, May 19, 2016
  • You might be a progressive if…

    …you believe that the science surrounding how additional CO2 in the atmosphere will effect global climate is settled but the science of how to tell the difference between a boy and a girl is not.
    Roy Cordato, May 16, 2016
  • You might be a progressive if…

    …you see nothing ironic about Bernie Sanders telling a group of young people who support him because he is promising them free college, that greed is destroying America.
    Roy Cordato, May 12, 2016
  • You might be a progressive if…

    …given a choice between reducing the incomes of the rich (say top 2% of income earners) by 50 percent or increasing the incomes of the the poor (say the bottom quintile of income earners) by 100%, you, without hesitation, would choose the former.
    Roy Cordato, May 2, 2016
  • You might be a progressive if…

    …you believe that the pediatrician who announces “it’s a boy” to the mom-to-be upon viewing her ultrasound is being presumptuous and transphobic, and that the appropriate reaction would be “biologically it’s a boy but it is too soon to tell what gender the baby will eventually identify with.”…
    Roy Cordato, April 29, 2016