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Taming the Tyranny of the Agency May. 10, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

The tyranny of the administrative state is real and hard to tame. Americans would be horrified if th... Read More

Freeing Predators to Bilk Little People Hurts Everyone May. 10, 2018

Froma Harrop

The most vivid takeaway from the financial meltdown of 10 years ago was that nearly everyone got hur... Read More

Little Shelter in the Land of the Scam, Home of the Fleeced Nov. 28, 2017

Froma Harrop

A circle in hell has been set aside for financiers who fleece ordinary folks. This hot place has lon... Read More

Will Washington Ever Learn? Apparently Not Nov. 28, 2017

William Murchison

The messiness of the long-proverbial "mess in Washington" stands out this post-holiday week like a p... Read More

CFPB's Arbitration Rule No Favor for Consumers Jul. 27, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

When it comes to identifying the worst government agency, it's hard to pick just one. It's equally h... Read More

CFPB Prepaid Card Rule Again Targets a Product Popular With the Masses Apr. 20, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

Whenever innovation produces a new technology or product that benefits the masses, government bureau... Read More

The Nanny State and Payday Loans Jun. 08, 2016

Star Parker

President Reagan famously observed that, "the nine most dangerous words in the English language are ... Read More

Hurting the Poor Is No Way to Help Them Oct. 22, 2015

Veronique de Rugy

Combating bad ideas would be much easier if they were all backed by ill intent. More often than not,... Read More

Consumer Finance Needs Better Morals Dec. 05, 2013

Froma Harrop

Drawing moral lines in our rough-and-tumble capitalist system can be hard. But it should not tax too... Read More

Obama Goes All in With Recess Appointments Jan. 05, 2012

Roland S. Martin

Finally. That's all that needs to be said about President Barack Obama's decision this week to stop ... Read More