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Wall Street Opinion
Jul 16, 2018

The Russia Indictments: Why Now?
The point of the hacking appears to have been to hurt President Clinton, not elect President Trump.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 16, 2018

An IRS Advance for Speech Privacy
The Trump Treasury exempts charities from donor data disclosure.

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Jul 16, 2018

Is Helsinki Trump's Iran Deal?
The president may be indulging Russia as his predecessor did the Islamic Republic.

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Jul 16, 2018

The Trump First Doctrine
Putin respects strength but Trump showed weakness.

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Jul 16, 2018

Tariffs Put a Frown on Pistachio Growers
California farmers are losing business in China to Iran.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 16, 2018

The President Turns the Tables on China
He imitates Beijing's mercurial approach to negotiation.

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Jul 16, 2018

The Speech Trump Should Give
‘I order declassified all FBI and Justice material Congress has subpoenaed.'

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Jul 16, 2018

A Union Scam Could Be About to End
Home health workers get ‘organized' without their knowledge or consent. Janus makes that harder.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 16, 2018

People Are Worrying the Labor Market Is Too Good
Removing roadblocks to growth by reducing taxes and regulations appears to be working.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 16, 2018

Kavanaugh May Restore Separation of Powers
He's questioned judicial deference to regulatory agencies. So have four of his soon-to-be colleagues.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 15, 2018

To Restore U.S. Competitiveness, Pass the JOBS Act 3.0
Excessive regulation has stalled startups and IPOs. The Senate should now act to get out of the way.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 15, 2018

Kavanaugh and King Trump
Have you heard the nominee wants an American monarchy?

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Jul 15, 2018

California's Mortgage Fraud
A judge says the state misused settlement cash to fill a budget hole.

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Jul 15, 2018

Morouned Over the Detroit River
A special interest wants Trump to kill a new U.S.-Canada crossing.

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Jul 15, 2018

When the City Comes for Your Home-Based Business
Overzealous regulators are targeting yoga teachers, accountants and even YouTube video creators.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 15, 2018

Will Bitcoin Save Us From Google?
Maybe the seeds of destruction already have been planted at the search giant.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 15, 2018

Rule of Law Wins Again in Brazil
Lula's backers try (and fail) to spring him from jail so he can run for president.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 15, 2018

How Does My Phone Know My Thoughts?
News stories pop up, selected especially for me. It creeps me out.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 15, 2018

Putin's Aggression Is the Issue in Helsinki
Trump shouldn't make a deal on Syria or Ukraine, or keep silent on Russia's crimes against the West.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 15, 2018

Notable & Quotable: Yale Law
‘The reason Yale Law School exists is to convey its "students, alumni, and educators" as close as possible to power and prestige.'

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 13, 2018

After the Strzok Stonewall
Here's what Trump should declassify if he wants the truth known.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 13, 2018

Trump's Merger Appeal to Obama
Justice wants liberal judges to block the AT&T-Time Warner merger.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 13, 2018

Steven Donziger Gets His Due
The lawyer who tried to shake down Chevron loses his law license.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 13, 2018

An Ally Sizes Up Donald Trump
When he says something consistently, it will happen. And his message is that America will remain a reliable partner, but don't expect too much.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 13, 2018

You Can't Put a Price on a Hip Replacement, and That's a Problem
Andrew Cuomo's FAIR Health was supposed to make costs transparent. It hasn't worked out.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 13, 2018

A Butler Will Serve You Right
In my role as ‘James,' I even appeared at the state prison north of town.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 13, 2018

Why Do Women Shun STEM? It's Complicated
My humanities colleagues unthinkingly malign math and science as the province of uncreative drones.

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Jul 13, 2018

Iranians Are Now Chanting 'Death to Palestine'
Khamenei calls enmity toward Israel ‘an issue of the heart.' There is reason to question his sincerity.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 13, 2018

Why an Antitrust Farce Must Continue
In politics, a blunder like the government's AT&T merger lawsuit must be hugged to death.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 12, 2018

America Needs the WTO
President Trump's assault on the organization could harm U.S. workers even more than his tariffs have.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 12, 2018

Higher Ed Needs More Cowboys
The University of Wyoming sticks to its guns against PC faculty.

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Jul 12, 2018

What Putin Wants From Trump
The U.S. President wants better relations. The price will be high.

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Jul 12, 2018

The Smears Begin on Kavanaugh
The left tries some #MeToo guilt by association.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 12, 2018

Where New York Goes to Think
Where New York Goes to Think

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 12, 2018

Will Imran Khan Turn Pakistan Into an Islamic Welfare State?
The onetime cricket star has a public-spirited reputation, but his policies bode ill for the country.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 12, 2018

Trump Alone Can Cut Taxes
A 2002 Supreme Court ruling sets the stage for indexing capital gains for inflation.

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Jul 12, 2018

Christian Serpent-Handlers Protect Us All
We enjoy religious freedom because of those who hold unpopular beliefs.

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Jul 12, 2018

I'm Better Off From Getting Laid Off
I've been running scared for 20 years, which beats being complacent.

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Jul 12, 2018

Kavanaugh Is a Mentor To Women
I can't think of a better judge for my own daughter's clerkship.

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Jul 12, 2018

Don't Take Me Out to the Ballgame---I Can't Afford It
A day in the stands may cost a family of four $500. It's almost un-American.

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Jul 12, 2018

Notable & Quotable: Larry Mone Retires
‘The Manhattan Institute . . . has provided no modest portion of the intellectual energy that brought New York back to its feet.'

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 11, 2018

Dust Bowl Economics
Trump wants taxpayers to bail out farmers hurt by his trade war.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 11, 2018

Vindicating Justice Alito
Before Janus, here's what the teachers union did with your fees.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 11, 2018

Trump and the Russia Pipeline
He's right about Berlin's energy dependence on Vladimir Putin.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 11, 2018

Kavanaugh and the Culture Wars
Donald Trump's Supreme Court nomination may give everyone a chance to step back from the political cliff.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 11, 2018

Whom Do Red-State Democrats Fear Most?
The ‘resistance' wants to block Kavanaugh. What about Trump voters back home?

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 11, 2018

Democratic Socialists Used to Be Decent
Michael Harrington would be appalled at the boorish tactics of today's DSA.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 11, 2018

Pruitt Leaves a Proud Legacy at the EPA
His political offense wasn't ethics but his forthright challenge to the myth of renewable energy.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 11, 2018

The Human Cost of Sweden's Welfare State
A group of women berated my friend in a public park because her 2-year-old son wasn't in day care.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 11, 2018

The Red State Business Model
A top-secret plan for growth is finally revealed.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 10, 2018

The Health Insurers Squawk
The lobby that loves ObamaCare shifts the blame on premiums.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 10, 2018

Thais That Bind
A rescue operation that took skill, tenacity and courage.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 10, 2018

A Senate Deadline for Kavanaugh
Schumer wants to delay a confirmation vote past Election Day

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Jul 10, 2018

A Worthy Pardon for the Hammonds
Trump corrects a federal injustice against two Oregon ranchers.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 10, 2018

Is Trump's Car War a Bluff?
Welcome to the Atlantic City moment when his ambition outruns his skills.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 10, 2018

Americans Want an Immigration Deal
One poll shows 73% favor ‘comprehensive' reform. But Congress twiddles its thumbs.

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Jul 10, 2018

The Court Tosses Blue States a Life Jacket
By limiting the power of public unions, Janus may help them avert fiscal disaster.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 10, 2018

Let's Talk About the Black Abortion Rate
In New York City, thousands more black babies are aborted each year than born alive.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 10, 2018

Europe's Little Alliances Can Help Bolster NATO
Trans-Atlantic ties matter as much as ever, but not all security challenges require 29 countries to cooperate.

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Jul 10, 2018

Tariffs Made America Great
Britain's trade war with the colonies in the 1700s set America on the path to become a world power.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 10, 2018

Jim Jordan and Ohio State
If he knew the school tolerated an abuser, why would he urge relatives to attend?

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 09, 2018

Kavanaugh for the Court
Trump's second nominee will be an intellectual leader on the bench.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 09, 2018

The Taxi Empire Strikes Back
The latest effort to restore New York City's cab monopoly.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 09, 2018

A Champion of Constitutional Safeguards
Brett Kavanaugh has a fine record as a judge. Senate Democrats will give him their worst anyway.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 09, 2018

Mitch McConnell Is the Master of Confirming Judges
He outmaneuvered Chuck Schumer last year, making the path clearer for this year's high court nominee.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 09, 2018

Dick Durbin's Supreme Sacrifice
Trading Democratic Senate seats to block Trump's nominee. What could go wrong?

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 09, 2018

How Trump Plans to Change the World
He rejects the postwar order on the ground that it puts the U.S. at a disadvantage.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 09, 2018

I'm Sick of World Cup Fever
Soccer is far too slow and the flopping is out of control.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 09, 2018

Moment of Truth for Brexit
The Tories have to decide if they'll accept May's ‘soft' EU exit.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 09, 2018

The Elites Feed Anti-Immigrant Bias
As proud citizens of the world, they show little solidarity with working-class countrymen.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 09, 2018

The Economy Is Growing Faster Than the Government Says
The official top-line figure for the first quarter is 2%. A more accurate measure puts the rate at 2.8%.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 09, 2018

Amy Coney Barrett and the Left's Loudest Dogma
Do her critics fear that religious faith will allow her to withstand political pressure?

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 08, 2018

Trump's NATO Progress
A stronger alliance can put him in a stronger position against Putin.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 08, 2018

A Justice With a Record
Legal opinions are a better test for a nominee than personal biography.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 08, 2018

A Food Fight Worth Having
The White House can force a farm-bill debate on work and food stamps.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 08, 2018

How to Beat the Zuckerberg Casino
The key to success in Facebook advertising is finding an affordable audience.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 08, 2018

Russia in Central America, Again
The Kremlin is up to its old tricks in Daniel Ortega's corrupt Nicaragua.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 08, 2018

Save the SAT Writing Test
It's a much better measure than application essays.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 08, 2018

America's NATO Allies Are Stepping Up
Only three members spent 2% or more of GDP on defense in 2014. This year we expect eight will.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 08, 2018

Gay Marriage Is Here to Stay, Even With a Conservative Court
In Masterpiece Cakeshop, Roberts, Alito and Gorsuch all endorsed Kennedy's antidiscrimination view.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 08, 2018

A Brief Introduction to Trade Economics
Why deficits are normal, especially for a country like the U.S., and what is comparative advantage.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 08, 2018

Notable & Quotable: The '60s and the '10s
‘The repellent and violent methods of extreme protesters . . . engender a backlash and alienate allies.'

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 06, 2018

Marquette's Black Eye
A professor's victory for contracts and academic freedom.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 06, 2018

Workers Emerge From the Woodwork
Faster growth pulls the least skilled back into the private economy.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 06, 2018

So Much Trade Losing
The tariff shooting begins with China, and where's the deal-making?

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 06, 2018

The Court Shows the System Works
The Janus decision opens political space for reforms in public finance that will have to happen.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 06, 2018

If America Is Divided, So Is Europe
A Polish philosopher-politician on NATO's future, ‘degenerate' liberalism, and what it's like to be a ‘dissident' nation in the EU.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 06, 2018

The Unjust Prosecution of a Black Militia Kook
Christopher Daniels spent five months in jail on a trumped-up gun charge before a judge released him.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 06, 2018

A Social-Justice Mob Takes Montreal
A theater yields to the philistines and shuts down a critically acclaimed musical about slavery.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 06, 2018

Political Harassment Is for the Birds
What happened at the Red Hen is reminiscent of the way mobbing crows attack and eagle or an owl.

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Jul 06, 2018

A Lost Love Gave Us Hemingway's Spare Prose
A mortar burst and a fickle nurse transformed an ambulance driver into a great author.

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Jul 06, 2018

Ivanka Checks the 'Fact Checker'
Should the Washington Post award itself a few Pinocchios?

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 05, 2018

Pruitt Drowns in the Swamp
The permanent green government takes out Trump's deregulator.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 05, 2018

The Fed's Tariff Warning
Minutes from the June meeting show growing worry over trade harm.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 05, 2018

Attack of the Killer Audis
There is no national- security case for auto-import tariffs.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 05, 2018

Will the FBI Come Clean?
Lawmakers demand the truth about the origin of the 2016 Trump investigation.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 05, 2018

Inside Amy Coney Barrett's 'Cult'
If she is the nominee, get ready for a vicious anti-Catholic Senate smear campaign.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 05, 2018

Expose the Palestinian 'Refugee' Scam
Obama concealed a myth-smashing report. Trump can reveal it to the world.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 05, 2018

The Use---and Abuse---of Tariffs
If Trump's goal is to reduce the trade deficit with China, forget it. But the threat could be useful.

Wall Street Opinion
Jul 05, 2018

Intersectional Bookstore Comes to a Dead End
Portland's In Other Words attributes its own demise to ‘patriarchy,' ‘capitalism' and ‘white supremacy.'

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