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  • Legalize insider trading

    Legalize insider trading

    Insider trading leads the news again, casting a cloud over Steven Cohen’s SAC Capital Advisors $14 billion hedge fund.

  • About that fiscal cliff

    About that fiscal cliff

    Yikes, we’re headed toward a fiscal cliff! It will crush the economy! Or so the media and politicians tell us.

  • A loss for freedom

    A loss for freedom

    Democrats won big last week. So government will continue to grow. Individual freedom will yield, but at least some people with records of supporting liberty were elected.

  • More government

    More government

    I expect that by the time you read this, President Obama will have been re-elected. Get ready for four more years of Big Bloated Government.

  • Coulter defends Romney

    Mitt Romney tells people he won’t fire federal workers or cut education spending. He says he’ll spend more on the military. He sounds like a big-government guy. Or is he just pandering for votes? Ann Coulter came on my TV | Read More »

  • Greed

    Greed

    With this election approaching, and statist, eager-to-regulate candidates in ascent, we need more Americans to understand this.

  • Politically correct and bad rules

    We take free speech for granted in America, unlike elsewhere. The furor over that anti-Muslim video is the latest reminder of that.

  • Mitt Romney, big-government man

    Mitt Romney, big-government man

    We who hope for smaller government as a way to expand liberty and create prosperity are disturbed by what we heard from Romney last week.

  • We fund dependency

    So, what exactly goes on in government funded “jobs centers”?

  • Strangulation by union

    Strangulation by union

    The Chicago teachers strike is over, but the public didn’t win, and nor did the students. Only free enterprise can truly improve the lives of all Americans.

  • I like Gary Johnson

    We’re best off if government just leaves us alone to our peaceful cooperation with whomever we please.

  • Clinton myths

    When someone claims anyone can rebuild a society from the ground up, I say he is arrogant and delusional.

  • What I ask of Romney and Obama

    Liberals and conservatives have real differences. We should state them.

  • The war on drugs: Because Prohibition worked so well …

    Forty years ago, the United States locked up fewer than 200 of every 100,000 Americans. Then President Nixon declared war on drugs. Now we lock up more of our people than any other country…

  • Who is Paul Ryan?

    Before he was nationally known, Rep. Ryan visited me at ABC, and we went to lunch. He was terrific. He was a rare politician, one who actually cared about America’s coming debt crisis.

  • There ought not to be a law

    It is unfortunate that the United States, founded partly on libertarian principles, cannot admit that government has gotten too big.

  • Myths we live by

    Myths we live by

    The Olympics have gone smoothly despite — gasp! — America’s team wearing clothing made in China at the opening ceremony.

  • America, the law-crazed

    America, the law-crazed

    I’m not saying that America is like Stalin’s Russia, but consider the federal laws we have. The rules that bind us now total more than 160,000 pages.

  • First jobs

    Unpaid internships are great. They are win-win. They let young people experiment with careers, and figure out what they’d like and what they’re good at.

  • Budget insanity

    Last year, Congress agreed to $1.2 trillion in automatic spending cuts, unless politicians find other things to cut. They didn’t, of course.