Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Getting the Enron Story Straight

The story about the failure of Enron by Phil Rosenthal that appeared in the Chicago Tribune on December 4, 2011 missed out on several interesting points in law and economics.

Farewell, Don Berwick

December brings the end of the controversial tenure of Don Berwick, who will step down as head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services next week.

U.S. broadband is not falling behind

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Three Cheers for Child Labor

Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has suggested relaxing child labor laws to allow students to earn money by cleaning their schools - one of his many novel proposals that critique calcified elem

Short-term Fixes Won’t End Cook County Woes

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has governed in a more fiscally responsible manner than her predecessor, Todd Stroger.

Indiana's Innovative System Clings to Life

As governor of Indiana, Mitch Daniels has achieved remarkable success in a policy area that challenges every governor across the country: the desperate need for Medicaid reform.

Obama and the Crash of 2013

Most people do not know that already enacted in current law for 2013 are increases in the top tax rates of virtually every major federal tax.

Save Housing, Kill Fannie and Freddie

Four years after its collapse, the housing market continues to crumble. The National Association of Realtors on Nov.

Citizens Insurance

As Florida's economy struggles to recover, there is one issue brewing below the surface that if left unattended may erase any recovery, or worse. I commend Gov.

Government Handouts Always Followed by Takeaways

President Barack Obama apparently does not understand basic economics or even simple math. Such as: There are two sides to every equation.