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Turkey, Stuffing and a Side of Subsidies Nov. 23, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

It's that time of year again, when millions of Americans gather for Thanksgiving meals of turkey and... Read More

GOP Tax Plan Would Hurt Homeowners Everywhere Nov. 23, 2017

Froma Harrop

The story making the rounds is that the Republican tax plan targets homeowners only in expensive blu... Read More

4 Millennial Misconceptions About Entrepreneurship Oct. 10, 2017

Succeeding in Your Business

'Tis business plan competition season once again. This time of year, I spend lots of time traveling ... Read More

Drug Abuse Band-Aids May Increase Addictive Behavior Sep. 30, 2017

Diane Dimond

Every action has a reaction, and every decision has a consequence. Remember that lesson you learned ... Read More

Trump and the Forever War in Afghanistan Aug. 24, 2017

Steve Chapman

"One did not have to be a lunatic or a particularly despondent visionary to conceive quite seriously... Read More

Toxic Life, Tragic Death Aug. 04, 2017

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: My alcoholic sister, "Laura," failed miserably in raising her son, "Sean," who spent his... Read More

Minimum Wage Cruelty Jul. 12, 2017

Walter E. Williams

There are political movements to push the federal minimum hourly wage to $15. Raising the minimum wa... Read More

'Repeal Now, Replace Later' Is Really Mean Jul. 04, 2017

Froma Harrop

How many Jedi mind tricks can Republicans successfully play on a weary American public? Their powers... Read More

Scapegoating Businesses for Bad Government Policy Jun. 15, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

There's a disturbing and counterproductive tendency to scapegoat individual businesses for respondin... Read More

States in Shock as Republicans Unleash Health Care Chaos May. 09, 2017

Froma Harrop

Social desperation tends to land on the doorsteps of the governments closest to the people. Happily ... Read More

Public Toilets and Private Burdens Apr. 30, 2017

Steve Chapman

If there is anything more rewarding than making a personal sacrifice for a good cause, it's getting ... Read More

Is Bottled Water Worth It? Apr. 27, 2017

Lenore Skenazy

Charming, handsome and homeless, the 25-year-old we'll call Bruce and I were eating dinner at the sm... Read More

Loot Conquers All Apr. 11, 2017

The Science Advice Goddess

Nobody expects a free meal from a restaurant. So what's with wedding guests who think it's acceptab... Read More

No Free Lunch in the Health Care System Mar. 10, 2017

Linda Chavez

The health care reform bill that has now passed two committee hurdles in the House still faces an up... Read More

It's the Health Care That Matters, Not the Insurance Mar. 09, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

The release of the House Republicans' health care reform plan is the latest reminder that misguided ... Read More

There's Nothing Free Feb. 22, 2017

Walter E. Williams

It was Nobel laureate economist Milton Friedman who made famous the adage, "There's no such thing as... Read More

How to Help Syrian Refugees Feb. 02, 2017

Steve Chapman

President Donald Trump's executive order on refugees was a combination of ineptitude, irrelevance, c... Read More

The High Cost of Dirty HVAC Filters Dec. 19, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

Do I have a story to tell you — another one of those lessons I've learned the hard way so you ... Read More

Responsible but Expensive Dec. 11, 2016

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: My husband doesn't drink, for medical reasons. Recently, we were headed to a big dinner ... Read More

Freedom to Work Oct. 19, 2016

Walter E. Williams

If a person wants to go into business as a taxicab owner, what requirements should be imposed to pro... Read More