By Michael Barone | 12/04/13 03:39 PM
In 1970 the eccentric but insightful economist Albert Hirschman published a book called Exit, Voice and Loyalty. It explored how people respond when a private firm's or a government agency's performance is deteriorating.
By Sean Higgins | 12/04/13 11:30 AM
The D.C. Council began the year by trying to pass a minimum wage hike intended to bring to Walmart to heel. It is ending the year by pushing a minimum wage increase that would likely benefit Walmart. Such are the tangled politics and economics of the minimum wage issue. What changed is that...
By Noemie Emery | 12/03/13 06:28 PM
By threatening their lives as well as their budgets, Obama has created a huge class of losers, who statistically overrun the small class of winners and outweigh them in savvy, no doubt.
By Diana Furchtgott-Roth | 12/03/13 06:39 PM
Calls to increase the minimum wage are rising. Financial Times columnist Edward Luce wrote that raising the minimum wage “would inject a much-needed stimulus into the anemic recovery without involving a dollar of taxpayer money.” The New York Times has published columns by Princeton...
By Timothy P. Carney | 12/03/13 05:06 PM
It may seem like he’s swinging back and forth — pro-business, then anti-business — but President Obama marching in a straight line: more state control of industry. It's the ratchet of state corporatism, and Obama is pretty handy with it.
By Gene Healy | 12/02/13 05:51 PM
There aren't a lot of great choices when it comes to preventing a nuclear-armed Iran.
By Cal Thomas | 12/02/13 06:02 PM
“If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there’d be peace.” — John Lennon “Black Friday” was a metaphor beyond the merchants' bottom line. Headlines on Friday's Drudge Report reflect a culture that is being trampled by the greed and "me-only" attitude of...
By James Jay Carafano | 12/01/13 03:56 PM
Jalaluddin Haqqani left a horrible legacy before he gave up active leadership of the Pakistan-based network of Islamist extremists he founded. Haqqani believed Muslims across the world had a duty to “offer themselves” to the cause of fighting the Russians in Afghanistan. And many answered...
By Hugh Hewitt | 12/01/13 06:50 PM
"What we could do, what we could be, if the federal government would go back to its limited role." That should be the mantra for GOP candidates for the House and the Senate, incumbents and challengers, in 2014. A year from now, if the center-right sticks to this mantra, to this summary of...
By Gregory Kane | 12/01/13 06:21 PM
Fewer than two weeks ago I did a column about media mogul and millionaire Oprah Winfrey’s curious notion that only old white people in America were racist. In that column I mentioned the racism of nonwhites against either whites or other nonwhites. Specifically, I mentioned how Cheryl Green,...
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