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Wall Street Opinion
Jan 15, 2019

A Dog Man Learns That Cat Lives Matter
A fateful realization in the wee hours at the animal hospital.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 15, 2019

Accountability for Brexit
A defeat for Theresa May leaves Parliament in charge.

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Jan 15, 2019

Visions of a 70% Tax Rate
The new socialists need a refresher course in government math.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 15, 2019

Barr for the Presidency
Some lessons for the left and right on constitutional guardrails.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 15, 2019

Trump's Pinned to a Wall Few Americans Want
A grand immigration deal may be his only way to end the crisis and deliver to his base.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 15, 2019

California Burns for Better Leaders
Perverse housing incentives block urban high rises and set the woods on fire.

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Jan 15, 2019

Think College Is Expensive? Wait Until It's Free
Higher-education costs have risen every time student aid has been made more generous.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 15, 2019

The Justices Hear a Case of Liquor
Tennessee gives the court a chance to revive the long-dormant Privileges or Immunities Clause.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 15, 2019

Trump's Successful Pivot to Asia
America's regional allies are relieved to learn that the U.S. isn't going anywhere—for now.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 15, 2019

Here's How You Make a Deal, Mr. President
Free advice from one businessman-turned-politician to another.

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Jan 15, 2019

Are Gillette's Customers More Toxic than its Management?
Procter & Gamble instructs shavers to improve their morality.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 14, 2019

Schumer's Russia Sanctions Gambit
There's no evidence to doubt the Treasury's negotiation with Rusal.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 14, 2019

How About Some Russia Facts?
If Trump hates media innuendo, he can release the FBI documents.

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Jan 14, 2019

Unions in La-La Land
The Los Angeles teachers strike is a flight from reality.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 14, 2019

Trump's Mideast Strategy
Like Obama, he wants the U.S. to step back. Unlike Obama, he wants to contain Iran.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 14, 2019

Mitch McConnell Rules
The Senate majority leader's low-key shutdown strategy is working.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 14, 2019

Dale Carnegie and the Parking Attendant
An employee inspired a Florida resort owner to an act of grace.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 14, 2019

L.A. Schools Have a Math Problem
By going on strike, the teachers union makes it even harder to increase wages and staffing.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 14, 2019

Russia's Future Is Rapped in an Enigma
Musicians have helped spur an antiestablishment moment that could loosen Putin's grip on the culture.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 14, 2019

Debt Denial Is a Threat to America
‘Modern monetary theory' rests on dangerous, false premises. The U.S. won't grow its way out of the red.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 14, 2019

What Barr Knows About Firing an FBI Head
He helped bring about the dismissal of William Sessions, the only director before Comey to be sacked.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 14, 2019

Abandoning the Trump 'Authoritarian' Argument
Leftist pundits admit the Constitution works.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 13, 2019

Chicago's Lesser-Known Free Marketeer
Harold Demsetz was one of the greatest economists of the 20th century not to win a Nobel Prize.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 13, 2019

Stock Picking Is Like Time Travel
Choose the right frame to assess a company's future value, but brace for the glitches.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 13, 2019

Money 'in the Wrong Hands'
Let's compare who does more public social good with their money.

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Jan 13, 2019

Guatemala Gives the U.N. the Boot
The Commission Against Impunity undercuts confidence in the justice system.

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Jan 13, 2019

Let's Not Make an Unconstitutional Deal
Watergate lessons should preclude Barr from promising not to fire Mueller.

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Jan 13, 2019

Two Tacos and a B.A., Please
When the economy is good, even fast-food joints pay for college.

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Jan 13, 2019

Julián Castro Joins the Pack
The former San Antonio mayor pitches himself as an Hispanic Obama.

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Jan 13, 2019

Women Don't Belong in Combat Units
The military is watering down fitness standards because most female recruits can't meet them.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 13, 2019

Israel's Dangerous Dalliance With China
The Jewish state needs an agency to review foreign investments in sensitive areas of its economy.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 13, 2019

The NLRB May Reverse A Job-Killing Regulation
The Obama-era rule costs the average franchisee $142,000 in revenue and $21,000 in profit a year.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 11, 2019

Pompeo's Words, Trump's Withdrawal
The vow to ‘expel every last Iranian boot' in Syria rings hollow.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 11, 2019

California's Next Ban: Paper Receipts
Helping hometown companies in the name of green virtue.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 11, 2019

Reid Hoffman's Fake News
Americans are now using disinformation tactics on one another.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 11, 2019

Politicians Never Lied Before Trump
Look past the circus of democracy: The U.S. is finally facing up to its border failures.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 11, 2019

Lawmakers Are Doing a Bad Job---So Give Them a Raise?
States where lawmaking is part-time work have a better record of handling taxpayers' money.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 11, 2019

When It Comes to Retirement, I'm With Cicero
The great Roman orator thought aging and retiring free us from destructive ambition and competition.

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Jan 11, 2019

A Parkland Father's Quest for Accountability
‘I blame the murderer for 50% of what happened,' says Andrew Pollack. ‘There were so many people who didn't care, who didn't do their job.'

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 11, 2019

Trump Tweet of the Day
A call to import more engineering talent will clarify the Pelosi agenda.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 10, 2019

The Silly Arguments Against a Border Wall
They'll go around it? Exactly—that's the point.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 10, 2019

De Blasio's Privacy Invasion
A federal judge says New York's raid on Airbnb hosts violates the law.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 10, 2019

Trump's Presidential Emergency
He probably has the legal authority, but it's still a bad precedent.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 10, 2019

Europe Settles Some Tax Scores
Finally, glimmers of a new old way to account for tax cuts and growth.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 10, 2019

The Fatalism of a True Football Fan
The New York Jets haven't won a Super Bowl in 50 years.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 10, 2019

The Almost-Democratic Republic of Congo
Its people still have a chance at self-rule, but it won't be easy.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 10, 2019

Is Sisi Good for Egypt's Christians?
A Coptic cathedral opens, but believers still face persecution, even martyrdom.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 10, 2019

Early Withdrawal Will Lead to More Terrorism
A recent lull in attacks is welcome, but it seems to have made American leaders complacent.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 10, 2019

End This Stupid Shutdown
Trump is unserious, but so are Schumer and Pelosi. Two decades of cynical game-playing are enough.

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Jan 10, 2019

Politics May Trip Up Amazon and Walmart in India
The country isn't too big for foreign companies to walk away from or avoid.

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Jan 10, 2019

Trump's New Shutdown World
In 2013, Obama tried to maximize the difficulty. OMB is taking another tack.

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Jan 10, 2019

Tragedy of the Starbucks Commons
Employees have just about had it maintaining public rest rooms.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 09, 2019

Big Pharma's Cancer Race
After tax reform, companies invest in innovation rather than tax arbitrage.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 09, 2019

Europe's Baby Steps on Iran
New sanctions help. Now work with the U.S. for a better nuclear deal.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 09, 2019

Return of the Nominations Blockade
Democrats lost Senate seats, but they're still blocking appointees.

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Jan 09, 2019

Democrats' Cynical 'No' on Immigration
They could strike a deal for reform but would rather posture for political points.

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Jan 09, 2019

Mrs. Robinson and the Missing Princess
Why would Ireland's former president weigh in on an Arab heiress's psychiatric condition?

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Jan 09, 2019

How Sweden Overcame Socialism
It's a model for the U.S., but the lesson isn't what Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez thinks it is.

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Jan 09, 2019

Criminal Records for Obsolete Crimes
When pot is made legal, old convictions should be expunged.

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Jan 09, 2019

Why the Fed Should Heed the Market
Stock trends are the best predictor of growth. Recent volatility should give the central bank pause.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 09, 2019

Behind Xi's Bluster Is a Vulnerable China
Trump's policies have America surging, while Chinese growth could slow further still.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 09, 2019

The Right's Resistance
They are unalterably supportive of Donald Trump's presidency, flawed vessel or not.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 09, 2019

If You Have to Ask How Much Socialized Medicine Costs...
Democrats know taxpayers will realize they can't afford it.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 08, 2019

Who Is More Macho?
Trump and Democrats talk past one another again on immigration.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 08, 2019

A California-Nevada Tax Brawl
The Supreme Court gets another chance on state sovereign immunity.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 08, 2019

Carlos Ghosn in Wonderland
The case against the former Nissan CEO gets no stronger with age.

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Jan 08, 2019

Price Drugs According to What They Do
A simple reform to improve outcomes and control costs.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 08, 2019

Have We Got a Carbon Tax 'Dividend' for You
Rent seekers, virtue signalers and green lobbyists will love it. Taxpayers not so much.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 08, 2019

What Trump Means by 'America First'
His historical antecedent? Not Charles Lindbergh but the ‘belligerent isolationism' of Sen. William Borah.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 08, 2019

High Tax Rates Aren't Optimal
Nobody really thinks a top rate of 70% or 80% is a good idea in the real world.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 08, 2019

Democrats Contend With the 'Anger Translator'
Nancy Pelosi will have a hard time keeping the ultraprogressives in her caucus quiet.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 08, 2019

Could Emergency Powers Build the Wall?
Trump says he can move without consent of Congress, but legal scholars are divided.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 08, 2019

The 380,000
Just how many unnecessary employees does the federal government employ?

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 07, 2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro Is 2018's Biggest Winner
Also: Italy's Salvini, Turkey's Erdogan, Syria's Assad and Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 07, 2019

Majority Preservation Act
The first House Democratic bill aims to hamstring opponents.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 07, 2019

Amazon Is No. 1, for Now
Not too long ago Apple was on top. The market is ruthless discipline.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 07, 2019

The Drug Price-Control Threat
Trump, Sanders and Warren sound the same themes. Watch out.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 07, 2019

Trump Can't Afford to Lose
The cost of defeat would be higher for President Trump than for Speaker Pelosi.

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Jan 07, 2019

Memories of Music's Prime Time
TV themes from the 1970s and '80s are underappreciated.

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Jan 07, 2019

Lying Prices Keep America Hooked on Spending
When politicians hide the cost of government, ‘free college' and ‘Medicare for all' sound like bargains.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 07, 2019

Lesson From 2018: Republicans Must Deal With Climate Change
My party will never earn the votes of millennials unless it gets serious about finding solutions.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 07, 2019

Beijing's Curious Silence on the Syria Withdrawal
For all its bluster, China relies on the U.S.-led international order to secure its own interests.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 07, 2019

Notable & Quotable: Taxing Soda in Philly
"This location has lost approximately 25 percent of its business over the last two years because of the tax..."

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 07, 2019

Gender, Likability and Opportunity
Are reporters too busy telling tales about female politicians to notice female non-politicians?

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 06, 2019

Fighting a Tort Plague
Should a drug company be punished for following FDA rules?

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 06, 2019

Impeachment Pretense
Rep. Tlaib offends fellow Democrats by telling the truth in public.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 06, 2019

America's Lost Markets
The Pacific trade pact is up and running, and U.S. exporters are the losers.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 06, 2019

When Your Daughter Defies Biology
The burden of mothers whose children suffer from ‘rapid onset gender dysphoria.'

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 06, 2019

Will Netanyahu Go to Riyadh?
A meeting between Israel's prime minister and Saudi Arabia's crown prince would make sense.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 06, 2019

Brexit Won't Prevent a U.S.-U.K. Trade Pact
The deal with Brussels gives Britain the freedom to negotiate agreements with other countries.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 06, 2019

Who's to Blame for Ad Clutter
If you're determined to get free content, commercials are going to find you one way or another.

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Jan 06, 2019

Brazil's Primal Scream
‘Socialism just didn't work out around here.' A nation wants to try something new.

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Jan 06, 2019

Rich Cities Created the Housing Shortage
‘Closed-access cities' raise the cost of shelter and drive out the middle class.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 06, 2019

What's Worse Than Facebook?
China has made social media an instrument of oppression.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 04, 2019

Your Government at Work
Overwhelming demand for H-2B visas crashed a federal web portal.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 04, 2019

Jobs for the Forgotten Man
Wage increases are reaching even unskilled corners of the labor force.

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Jan 04, 2019

A Soda Tax and Consequences
As shoppers flee Philly, a supermarket closes and jobs disappear.

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Jan 04, 2019

Lessons From a Republican Survivor
Rep. Will Hurd, the congressman in Texas' toughest district, explains how he beats the odds—and why the GOP needs to reach out beyond its base.

Wall Street Opinion
Jan 04, 2019

L.A.'s Teachers Union Can't Do Simple Math
The school district is hemorrhaging cash and students, but the union plans to strike anyway.

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Jan 04, 2019

The Autism Community Focuses on Jobs, Not Grievances
The members of our group don't think of themselves as victims. They're Tocqueville's heirs.

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