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There's No Such Thing as a Free Tax Holiday Sep. 03, 2020

Veronique de Rugy

A few weeks ago, President Donald Trump proposed a payroll tax holiday to Americans earning less tha... Read More

Trump's Budget Proposal Would Take From the Poor to Prop Up the Rich -- Again Feb. 12, 2020

Daily Editorials

President Donald Trump on Monday released a $4.8 trillion fiscal 2021 federal budget proposal that w... Read More

Foreign Students Enrich American Colleges Jul. 03, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I am completing my second year at the University of California, Los Angeles. In my two ... Read More

Illinois' Approach to Legalizing Marijuana Strikes the Right Balance Jun. 05, 2019

Daily Editorials

Illinois' newly approved plan to legalize recreational marijuana appears well thought out, with stri... Read More

U.S. Infrastructure Needs Are Urgent. Politics Must Rise to the Challenge. May. 03, 2019

Daily Editorials

Amid the scorched-earth partisan warfare that is Washington politics these days, President Donald Tr... Read More

Dealing With Commissions in Consulting Contracts Jan. 29, 2019

Succeeding in Your Business

"After being laid off from a company last year, I've started my own consulting business. "Things hav... Read More

McDonald's Is All Good Dec. 05, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: What are McDonald's largest competitors? They've got to be what's damaging McDonald'... Read More

A Trillion-Dollar Blunder Oct. 02, 2018

Stephen Moore

I have spent some three decades railing against faulty budgetary scoring of tax bills, but the lates... Read More

The Seattle Head Tax Is Idiotic May. 17, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

The tyranny of local government was on full display this week. The culprits are some greedy members ... Read More

Taxes and Retirement Savings Feb. 21, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I have $362,000 in my 401(k) account. It took me 22 years to accumulate that amount.... Read More

Let's Limit Spending Feb. 07, 2018

Walter E. Williams

Some people have called for a balanced budget amendment to our Constitution as a means of reining in... Read More

How to Pay for National Parks Nov. 09, 2017

Steve Chapman

If you assume that anything the Trump administration does is bad, you will be right more often than ... Read More

Tax Reform Should Encourage More Saving, Not Less Nov. 02, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

Republicans want tax reform, but their refusal to cut spending forces them to look into all sorts of... Read More

Republicans Embrace Tax Cuts and Ruinous Deficits Nov. 02, 2017

Steve Chapman

The U.S. economy is humming like a bee in clover. Gross domestic product is growing at a solid clip;... Read More

'Tax Cuts for the Rich'? May. 01, 2017

Thomas Sowell

One of the painful realities of our times is how long a political lie can survive, even after having... Read More

Is It Time to Repeal FATCA? Apr. 27, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

I've previously argued that the Trump administration should stop funding the Organization for Econom... Read More

On Hold Constantly Jan. 18, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: After spending 55 minutes on the phone with Verizon and being switched to four diffe... Read More

In the Fiscal Health Beauty Pageant, Everyone Loses Jun. 09, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

Many states are broke, even though their constituents don't know it. The two main drivers of states'... Read More

Socialism for the Uninformed May. 31, 2016

Thomas Sowell

Socialism sounds great. It has always sounded great. And it will probably always continue to sound g... Read More

Stadium Bonds Jan. 13, 2016

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Several years ago, I bought $25,000 of the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority bond... Read More