Guest Commentary


There’s no such thing as free lunch

Like you, I sift through an awful lot of junk email each morning, but every once in a while there’s a piece of very important business tucked among the pitches for foreign cruises and erectile dysfunction medication.

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Olympics no longer appeal to us

Fewer Americans are watching the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro than they did prior Games. I offer a solution.

Foreigners taking Americans’ jobs

Wall Street gushed when the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced the July economy created 255,000 new jobs.

Awakening to the 2016 election

“Where am I?” asked the man from his hospital bed.

Remember ‘The Boys in the Boat’

The Great Depression was very hard on most Americans.

Election will disappoint Americans

It is sad commentary when our political conventions have become more like rock’n’roll concerts than competitions of ideas.

Filterless Trump has leaders laughing at him


Donald Trump says terrible things out loud, and he does not seem to recognize his errors.

Energy policy must be inclusive

America must have a thoughtful and comprehensive national energy policy focusing on supplies that are environmentally friendly, abundant and affordable.

Entrepreneurial spirit makes us great

Between now and November, you will hear lots about “How to Make America Great Again!”

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A bloodless coup inside the DNC

Hillary and Debbie Wasserman-Schultz did not simply conspire to cheat Bernie Sanders supporters out of an election.

Time to rein in Federal Reserve

Last week, I proposed that the liberty movement capitalize on Brexit with “Fed-exit”: a campaign to “secede” from the Federal Reserve.

Late-night comics on Trump and Clinton

This presidential campaign is the nuttiest in my lifetime but at least America is maintaining its sense of humor.

Bumper car therapy for government

Over the last 35 years our family has vacationed at the same place on the beach. While the buildings have been refurbished, the complex remains largely unchanged.

Black lies matter, President Obama

It takes a special kind of president to travel to Dallas, ostensibly to speak at a memorial service for five assassinated police officers, and instead deliver a Black Lives Matter convention speech.

Nostalgic for the drive-in theater

Here’s something I miss more each summer: the drive-in movie theater.