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Powerball's Biggest Winner: Government Jan. 13, 2016

Michelle Malkin

Ka-ching! Wednesday's Powerball jackpot soared to $1.5 billion as get-rich-quick mania seized Americ... Read More

Unappreciated Tax on the Poor Jan. 06, 2016

Walter E. Williams

A few years ago, BET had a commentary titled "Where Are the Grocery Stores in Black Neighborhoods?" ... Read More

The Earned Income Tax Credit: Small Benefits, Large Costs Oct. 29, 2015

Veronique de Rugy

When both liberals and conservatives like a government program, it usually means that it is expensiv... 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

Wealth, Poverty and Politics Oct. 14, 2015

Walter E. Williams

Dr. Thomas Sowell, my colleague and friend, told me several years ago that he wasn't going to write ... Read More

A Crying Shame Oct. 10, 2015

Mark Shields

With no prompting, the stranger standing next to you in line will volunteer, after checking his pedo... Read More

Voter Suppression Hides in the Gray Areas Aug. 13, 2015

Froma Harrop

The students at Miami Central Senior High frustrated me, and I frustrated them. The topic was Fergus... Read More

The Fact-Free Left: Part II Jul. 22, 2015

Thomas Sowell

There is no way to know what is going on in someone else's mind. But sometimes their behavior tells ... Read More

Public Safety Was the Last Thing on Their Minds Jun. 21, 2015

Debra J. Saunders

Everyone has a story: The time an unlicensed driver rear-ended me. The time an unlicensed driver ran... Read More

Why Poor People Stay Poor Jun. 11, 2015

Steve Chapman

In the 1970s, crime was soaring, and American policymakers had all sorts of ideas for how to reduce ... Read More

First Quote Jesus; Then Punish the Poor May. 20, 2015

Connie Schultz

Those who oppress the poor insult their Maker." — Proverbs 14:31 It's not my habit to start ... Read More

Lower Fares No Substitute for Higher Wages Mar. 05, 2015

Froma Harrop

The idea of helping low-income people by subsidizing their fares on public transportation sounds nob... Read More

A Mixed Papal Blessing Feb. 07, 2015

Mark Shields

When the Gallup poll last asked, Pope Francis was rated favorably by 76 percent of Americans (includ... Read More

Democrats Can't Be Dad Dec. 26, 2014

Mona Charen

Democrats have done very well politically by convincing voters that they are, in a very broad sense,... Read More

Charity Versus Panhandling Dec. 16, 2014

Froma Harrop

I'm paying up at this discount store, and the nice woman at the cash register asks me something like... Read More

Some Food for Thought on Holiday Food Giving Dec. 05, 2014

C Force

All around our country, annual food and toy drives are moving into full swing in this season of givi... Read More

Middle Class Facing Disaster Nov. 12, 2014

Roger Simon

When Hillary Clinton announced for president in 2007, she emphasized not her climb to wealth but her... Read More

Minimum Wages vs. Maximum Wages Nov. 05, 2014

Joseph Farah

Progressives have such low expectations of people — especially Americans. They believe that th... Read More

Fannie and Freddie Must Go Oct. 30, 2014

Froma Harrop

Say we didn't hear that. Say we didn't hear that rules for mortgages guaranteed by the taxpayers are... Read More

Debunking Christie's Minimum Wage Mythology Oct. 24, 2014

Joe Conason

If there is any upside to the constant blabber from a politician such as Chris Christie, it is that ... Read More