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Ignorance Versus Stupidity Nov. 08, 2017

Walter E. Williams

One of the most challenging and important jobs for an economics professor is to teach students how l... Read More

The Bottomless Ignorance of Donald Trump Oct. 27, 2016

Steve Chapman

In November 1999, presidential candidate George W. Bush sat down for a radio interview. A reporter a... Read More

Dumb American Youth Oct. 26, 2016

Walter E. Williams

Do you wonder why Sen. Bernie Sanders and his ideas are so popular among American college students? ... Read More

On Foreign Policy, Clinton Is Bad and Trump Is Worse Jun. 05, 2016

Steve Chapman

Hillary Clinton has been wrong on one foreign policy issue after another, from the war in Iraq to th... Read More

The 'Voice of the People' Fallacy Apr. 12, 2016

Thomas Sowell

We hear many fallacies in election years. The fallacy that seems to be most popular this year is tha... Read More

Trump Tries to Hijack America. Want to Stop Him? Apr. 06, 2016

Roger Simon

Standing behind the lectern in the White House briefing room Tuesday afternoon, President Barack Oba... Read More

Dangerous Donald Trump Apr. 05, 2016

Thomas Sowell

Donald Trump's victories in the Republican primaries may make him seem like a sure winner. But those... Read More

Campus Lunacy Mar. 30, 2016

Walter E. Williams

The American Council of Trustees and Alumni publishes occasional reports on what college students kn... Read More

Bad Ideas for Combating the Islamic State Nov. 19, 2015

Steve Chapman

Adversity, it's been said, doesn't build character; it reveals it. The terrorist attacks in Paris ma... Read More

Don't Know Much About History May. 10, 2015

Debra J. Saunders

In March, President Barack Obama teased the notion of making voting mandatory. "It would be transfor... Read More

Things You Want to Know About Investing but Are Afraid to Ask -- Part 3 Apr. 29, 2015

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: In the past two columns, I've introduced investing concepts and terms that every inves... Read More

Medical Advances in the Past 50 Years Are Incredible, but the Future Promises More Apr. 09, 2015

Lifelong Health

In 2016, it will 50 years since I graduated from medical school. We plan a big celebration, and well... Read More

Financial IQ Feb. 04, 2015

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I am 26 and make $39,000 a year, and my wife makes $26,000. We owe $29,000 on credit... Read More

Holiday Spending Worries? Generosity Doesn't Always Come With a High Price Tag Dec. 03, 2014

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: Last week, I talked about Giving Tuesday and ways to increase your charitable giving.... Read More

Secrecy, the No-Fly List and Concealed Weapons Jul. 10, 2014

Steve Chapman

It's a classic Orwellian nightmare: The government decides to deny you a right it extends to other p... Read More

Andy Capp

Apr. 18, 2014

Free Range

Mar. 08, 2014

Option Writing Recommendations Jan. 15, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Your recent column on options was interesting. And I own all four of the recommended... Read More

Strange Brew

Jan. 02, 2014

Location Is Key Dec. 25, 2013

W. Bruce Cameron

Editor's Note: The following column was originally published in 2009. I am a firm believer that lif... Read More