The Case for Letting Crises Go to Waste,” (with Wayne Crews), National Review, June 15, 2022.

Has Inflation Peaked?Reason, June 10, 2022.

BABY FORMULA CRISIS: Cronyism Makes the Baby Formula Shortage Worse,” Inside Sources, May 22, 2022.

An Independent Commission Can Bypass Congressional Dysfunction and Help Solve the Worker Shortage,” The Hill, June 10, 2022.

Comments to the Federal Trade Commission Regarding Forthcoming Merger Guideline Revisions,” (with Jessica Melugin), comments submitted to the Federal Trade Commission, Docket FTC-2022-0003, April 3, 2022.

Pay College Athletes,” Inside Sources, March 31, 2022.

Supply Shocks Are Not Inflation,” National Review, March 15, 2022.

If You Play With Antitrust Fire, You Might Get Burned,” letter, Wall Street Journal, March 13, 2022.

The Workplace’s New Reality,” Inside Sources, March 6, 2022.

There Are Better Ways than Raising the Minimum Wage to Fight Poverty,” Inside Sources, January 24, 2022.

Minimum Wages Don’t Create Jobs,” Inside Sources, November 4, 2021.

Democrats’ Carbon Tariffs Would Hurt Consumers and Slow Recovery,” Washington Examiner, July 23, 2021.

Sustained Economic Growth Needs Congressional Regulatory Reform,” (with Wayne Crews), The Hill, July 6, 2021.

Are Tariffs the Right Response to Foreign Digital Taxes?National Review, June 17, 2021.

How To Stimulate the COVID Recovery Without Trillions in New Spending,” Inside Sources, June 9, 2021.

Corporations Don’t Pay Corporate Taxes. People Do,” National Review, April 6, 2021.

The Problem with a One-Size-Fits-All Federal Minimum Wage Hike,” Congress Blog, The Hill, February 22, 2021.

It’s Time to Raise the Cost of Spreading Conspiracy Theories,” Fortune, January 14, 2021.

Are Two Federal Agencies Smarter than One to File Antitrust Lawsuits?,” (with Alex Reinauer), The Hill, January 4, 2021.

Sometimes Bigger Is Better: Republicans and Democrats are working together on an antitrust backlash against big tech. It will backfire big-time,” Reason, January 2021, pp. 38-43.

2020 Was Difficult; It Was Not the Worst Year Ever,” Inside Sources, December 30, 2020.

The California Legislature should just scrap Assembly Bill 5,” Orange County Register, Daily Bulletin, and other California newspapers, December 17, 2020.

Free-Market Victories down the Ballot,” National Review, November 5, 2020.

Uncertain Regulatory Relief at an Uncertain Time,” (with Alex Reinauer), RealClearPolicy, November 4, 2020.

Google Antitrust Lawsuit Is Heavy on the Politics, Weak on the Merits,” National Review, October 22, 2020.

How to Reform Never-Needed Regulations — and How to Keep Them That Way,” Inside Sources, July 15, 2020.

Pandemic Should Spur Large Scale Deregulation to Aid Recovery,” (with Wayne Crews), Inside Sources, June 4, 2020.

How Loosening Regulations Can Fight the Coronavirus and Help the Economy,” National Review, May 26, 2020.

Assembly Bill 5’s Harms Can’t Be Exempted Away, it Must Be Repealed,” Orange County Register, April 16, 2020.

An Effective Pandemic Response Would Be Deregulation,” (with Iain Murray), RealClearMarkets, April 9, 2020.

Prepare for the Next Pandemic with a Commission to Kill #NeverNeeded Regulations,” Washington Examiner, April 1 , 2020.

Tariffs — Possible Minimum Wage Hikes — Raise Taxes, Harm Workers,” Inside Sources, February 27, 2020.

Losing the Ex-Im Bank Battle Could Lead to a Victory in the War against it,” Washington Examiner, November 14, 2019.

Ex-Im Bank Reauthorization Is Sadly All But Inevitable,” CNS News, September 19, 2019.

More Than Jobs — the Minimum Wage’s Many Tradeoffs,” Inside Sources, July 22, 2019.

Trump Displays a Tenuous Grasp of How Tariffs Work,” Foundation for Economic Education, May 8, 2019.

President Trump Should Rediscover Regulatory Reform,” (with Wayne Crews), National Review, May 7, 2019.

Consumer Doom: Both Parties Are Pushing Antitrust Rules as a 2020 Issue,” Washington Examiner, April 24, 2019.

The New Congress Must Repeal All of Trump’s New Tariffs ASAP: CEI,” (with Iain Murray), Fox Business, January 3, 2019.

Reining in Regulatory Dark Matter,” (with Wayne Crews), The Hill, December 27, 2018.

Lessons from the GM layoffs: End the tariffs and the subsidies,” Fox Business, November 28, 2018.

Opportunity Lost Now that Congress is Divided,” Georgia Public Policy Foundation, November 9, 2018.
Why the Midterm Results Could Be Good News for Trade,” Foundation for Economic Education, November 7, 2018.

Myths Abound on Trade Policy,” (as contributor, with Iain Murray), European Centre for International Political Economy, October 22, 2018.

Trump’s Trade War Isn’t Working Because Tariffs Hurt Americans,” (with Iain Murray), Morning Consult, October 10, 2018.

Concentrated Benefits and Diffused Costs Explain the Persistence of Tariffs,” Foundation for Economic Education, September 15, 2018.

‘Infant Industry’ Trade Barriers Sound Nice. But Research Shows They Don’t Work,” Foundation for Economic Education, August 30, 2018.

Why Trade Barriers Especially Hurt the Poor,” Foundation for Economic Education, August 21, 2018.

Aid for Farmers Hurt by Tariffs Only Doubles-Down on Bad Policy,” Foundation for Economic Education, July 25, 2018.

Remember When Pundits and Regulators Warned Netflix Could Never Compete With Comcast?,” Foundation for Economic Education, July 12, 2018.

D.C.’s New Minimum Wage Proposal Is Anti-Choice,” Foundation for Economic Education, June 24, 2018.

Will Trump’s Tariffs Kill Free Markets?,” Inside Sources, June 9, 2018.

Trump is cutting through regulations, but only Congress can make it last,” (with Wayne Crews), USA Today, April 20, 2018.

This Week in Ridiculous Regulations,” Foundation for Economic Education, April 10, 2018.

Regulatory Reform: A Beacon of Light for Bipartisanship,” RealClear Policy, July 31, 2017.

The Export-Import Bank Needs to Go,” Foundation for Economic Education, June 21, 2017.

Regulations Cost U.S. Business More Than Canada’s GDP,” (with Wayne Crews), Fortune, March 18, 2017.

New President, New (Anti-)Red Tape Agenda,” (with Wayne Crews), The Hill, December 27, 2016.

Another Week, Another 65 New Regulations,” Foundation for Economic Education, December 7, 2016.

Busybody Regulators Set a New World Record,” Foundation for Economic Education, November 30, 2016.

How to Slow the Midnight Rush of Regulations,” Foundation for Economic Education, November 22, 2016.

Here’s How The President and Congress Can ‘Rein In’ Regulation,” Investor’s Business Daily, November 14, 2016.

Inequality Is A Matter Of People, Not Numbers,” (with Iain Murray), Investor’s Business Daily, May 27, 2016.

Presidential Candidates Should Talk about Regulation,” (with Wayne Crews), The Hill‘s Congress Blog, May 5, 2016.

Why Is the Middle Class So Angry?” (with Iain Murray), Foundation for for Economic Education, April 11, 2016

Minimum Wage: Is Job Loss Acceptable?” RealClearPolicy, April 11, 2016.

Reforming Regulation in 2016,” RealClearPolicy, January 7, 2016.

The Economic Importance of Thanksgiving,” InsideSources, November 25, 2015. Ran in syndication in the Las Vegas SunBoston Herald, and the Statesman Herald (Salem, OR).

Virtuous Capitalism in Theory and Practice,” (with Fred Smith), Forbes, November 17, 2015.

The Mild, Mild West: Regulation in America,” (with Wayne Crews), CapX America, November 16, 2015.

Virtuous Capitalism (versus Rent-Seeking),” Master Resource blog, October 29, 2015.

How to Fix Regulation without Representation,” (with Wayne Crews), The Hill, September 2, 2015.

Ex-Im Is Expired; Now What?” Inside Sources, July 15, 2015.

Abolish Ex-Im Bank, Don’t Reform It,” The American Spectator, June 12, 2015.

Federal Regulations: America’s Hidden Tax,” (with Wayne Crews), Fresno Bee, May 14, 2015.

The End of Easy Money,” Washington Examiner, December 1, 2014 (Facsimile of print edition, pp. 26-29).

No Triple Mandate for the Federal Reserve,” (with Iain Murray), The American Spectator, November 5, 2014.

Minimum Wage, Maximum Damage,” (with Iain Murray), Washington Examiner, October 27, 2014. (Facsimile of print edition, pp. 24-27)

Obama’s Pen and Phone Can Achieve Great Things,” (with Wayne Crews), RealClearMarkets, October 9, 2014.

Ex-Im Bank Fight Shows How We Can Sunset More Useless Agencies,” Investor’s Business Daily, September 15, 2014.

Ex-Im Bank Is Pro-Business, but Not Pro-Markets,” The Washington Times, September 11, 2014.

The Case for Closing the Export-Import Bank,” BankThink, August 8 ,2014.

Why Ronald Reagan Would Kill the Export-Import Bank,” Rare, July 7, 2014.

Is John Boehner’s Lawsuit The Best Way To Rein In The Executive Branch?” The Daily Caller, June 30, 2014.

A Model for Rolling Back Outdated Regulations,” (with Wayne Crews), The Washington Times, June 3, 2014.

Regulations Cost Your Family $15,000 a Year,” (with Wayne Crews), RealClearPolicy, June 2, 2014.

Regulations: The Tax You Don’t See,” (with Lawson Bader), Human Events, March 10, 2014.

Regulation without Representation,” (with Wayne Crews), The Hill, February 3, 2014.

Stop the Money Presses! Two Cheers for Tapered Quantitative Easing,” The Washington Times, January 2, 2014.

How the Shutdown Is Impacting Regulation,” The Daily Caller, October 14, 2013.

The Real Cost of Federal Regulations,” (with Wayne Crews), The Washington Times, October 2, 2013.

The Regulatory Improvement Commission,” (with Wayne Crews), The American Spectator, September 23, 2013.

Congress Confronts ‘Laws Gone Wild,'” (with Wayne Crews), Forbes, July 31, 2013.

Apple’s Ebook Ruling and the Absurdity of Antitrust Law,” The Daily Caller, July 11, 2013.

Regulatory Inflation,” The American Spectator, July 9, 2013.

Twenty Years of Non-Stop Regulation,” (with Wayne Crews), The American Spectator, June 5, 2013.

America’s Soaring Regulations Cost $1.8 Trillion A Year,” (with Wayne Crews), Investor’s Business Daily, May 30, 2013.

The Towering Federal Register,” (with Wayne Crews), The Daily Caller, May 21, 2013.

Republicans Dishonor Thatcher,” (with Matthew Melchiorre), The American Spectator, April 26, 2013.

The Greener Side of Growth,” (with Geoffrey McLatchey),, April 22, 2013.

Even After Cuts, Regulation Pushes Up Cost Of Government,” (with Wayne Crews), Investor’s Business Daily, April 11, 2012.

Regulators should Take the Red Tape Challenge,” (with Christian Rice), The Daily Caller, March 24, 2013.

The Semi-Virtue of a Balanced Budget,” (with Wayne Crews), The Daily Caller, March 13, 2013.

Who Regulates the Regulators?,” The Washington Times, March 6, 2013.

Hoover’s ‘Austerity’ Program,” (letter to the editor), The Washington Post, March 1, 2013.

At Minimum, a Big Loser,” The American Spectator, February 28, 2013.

The Anti-Democracy Index,” (with Wayne Crews), The American Spectator, February 8, 2013.

EPA Costs US Economy $353 Billion per Year,” The Daily Caller, December 27, 2012.

Federal Rules Cost $10,000 per Employee,” (with Wayne Crews), The Washington Times, December 19, 2012.

Missing: Regulatory Transparency,” (with Wayne Crews), The Daily Caller, October 11, 2012.

Winning the Presidential Debate with Regulation,” (with Wayne Crews), Fox Business, October 3, 2012.

Why Good Men Don’t Become President,” The Daily Caller, October 2, 2012.

Regulations and Rules Equal Broken Government,” (with Wayne Crews), The Washington Times, October 2, 2012.

Federal Agencies Should Stop Using Cost-Benefit Analyses,” (with Wayne Crews), Investor’s Business Daily, September 20, 2012.

Congress should Create a Repeal Committee,” (with David Deerson), RealClearPolicy, August 29, 2012.

Opposing View: FDA Rules Won’t Do Much Good,” (with Greg Conko), USA Today, August 23, 2012.

How to Get Rid of Unnecessary Regulations,” (with David Deerson), RealClearPolicy, August 16, 2012.

Needed: Judicial Activism,” (with David Deerson), The American Spectator, August 14, 2012.

Tame the Federal Government with a Repeal Amendment,” (with David Deerson), RealClearPolicy, August 10, 2012.

Season for Relief from Big Government,” (with Wayne Crews), The Washington Times, July 20, 2012 (also appeared in the July 23, 2012 print edition).

Three Quick Thoughts on the Health Care Ruling,” The Daily Caller, June 28, 2012.

The IRS’s Trojan Horse,” (with David Deerson), The Daily Caller, June 15, 2012.

“‘Ten Thousand Commandments’ and Growing,” (with Wayne Crews) The Washington Times, June 7, 2012.

Washington’s Ten Thousand Commandments,” (with Wayne Crews) The American Spectator, June 5, 2012.

A Tsunami of Bad Economics,” The American Spectator, May 23, 2012

No to Broccoli Mandate, Yes to Health Insurance Mandate?The Daily Caller, March 28, 2012.

The Regulatory Path to Full Employment,” The American Spectator, March 14, 2012.

Bill Clinton’s Too Spiteful to Help Govern,” (book review of Back to Work by Bill Clinton, RealClearPolicy, March 7, 2011.

Simplicity is Beautiful: How to Build a Democracy,” The Daily Caller, February 21, 2012.

It’s Hard To See How the SEIU Fits the Chinese Model,” The Wall Street Journal (letter to the editor), December 8, 2011.

Should Matt Kemp Have Won the NL MVP?,” The American Spectator, November 23, 2011.

My Job Creation Proposal,” The American Spectator, November 16, 2011.

A Backdoor Tax on the Poor,” The Hill, November 8, 2011.

Yes, Regulation Does Keep Unemployment High,” (with Wayne Crews), RealClearMarkets, October 31, 2011.

Physics Nobel Celebrates Human Achievement,” The Daily Caller, October 4, 2011.

The DOJ’s Antitrust Seers,” The Daily Caller, August 31, 2011.

The War on Lemonade,” (with Iain Murray),, August 11, 2011.

The Big Repeal,” (with Jacqueline Otto), The American Spectator Online, August 9, 2011.

Notable & Quotable: Blogger Ryan Young on Lemonade Freedom Day,” The Wall Street Journal, August 6, 2011.

What Shrinking Government?The Washington Post (letter to the editor), August 6, 2011.

Reforming Regulation, Bit by Bit,” Fox Forum, July 29, 2011.

Competitors: Stop That Merger!The Daily Caller, July 20, 2011.

Regulators should Regulate Economy, Not Intervene in it,” (with Jacqueline Otto), The Daily Caller, June 22, 2011.

My Mother-in-Law Is Owed an Apology,” The American Spectator Online, June 22, 2011.

Immigration Reform Can Jumpstart Economy,” (with Alex Nowrasteh), The Daily Caller, May 31, 2011.

Congressional Economics,” (with Jacqueline Otto), The American Spectator Online, May 10, 2011.

Trade Agreements Don’t Kill Jobs,” The Daily Caller, May 4, 2011.

Regulation Cuts Must Be Part Of Serious Reform,” (with Wayne Crews), Investor’s Business Daily, April 27, 2011.

Regulation: The Hidden Tax,” (with Wayne Crews), McClatchy-Tribune News Service, April 25, 2011. Appeared in the Sacramento Bee, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, St. Paul Pioneer-Press, Portland Oregonian, Bradenton Herald, West Hawaii Today, Press of Atlantic City, Deseret News, Tulsa World, and Bellingham Herald.

In Politics, Inertia Always Wins,” The Daily Caller, April 14, 2011.

Are Text Messages an Antitrust Issue?The American Spectator Online, March 17, 2011.

Tsunamis Are Not Stimulus,” The Daily Caller, March 11, 2011.

About the New Tone,” The Daily Caller, March 9, 2011.

Bad Publicity, Good Results,” The Daily Caller, February 18, 2011.

Regulation without Representation,” (with Wayne Crews), Investor’s Business Daily, February 9, 2011.

Bush’s Third Term Continues,” The Daily Caller, January 26, 2011.

6 Painless Ways to Cut Federal Red Tape” (with Wayne Crews), AOL News, January 19, 2011.

Do You Want the IRS Doing Your Taxes?McClatchy-Tribune News Service, December 1, 2010. Appeared in the Sacramento Bee, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Lima News, New Bedford Standard-Times, Bellingham Herald, Manchester Union Leader, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Glens Falls Post Star, Lexington Herald Leader, Press of Atlantic City, and Korea Herald.

Joe Biden, the Man of System,” (with Alex Schibuola), The Daily Caller, November 17, 2010.

Tax Preparers Shouldn’t Get IRS Favors,” (with Caleb Brown), Investor’s Business Daily, November 10, 2010.

A Giant Awakens?” (with Fred Smith), The Daily Caller, November 3, 2010.

Why I Didn’t Vote,” The Daily Caller, November 2, 2010.

The Nobel Case for Immigration,” The American Spectator Online, October 26, 2010.

Clearing the Way for High-Tech Jobs,” (with Ryan Radia),, September 15, 2010.

Federal Register Hits 50,000 Pages,” The Daily Caller, August 17, 2010.

Justice Kagan, Please Be a Judicial Activist,” The Daily Caller, August 6, 2010.

The Brett Who Cried Wolf,” The American Spectator Online, August 4, 2010.

Extending Unemployment Benefits Will Increase Unemployment, Hurt Economy,” The Greater Binghamtom Business Journal, July 21, 2010.

Economists vs. Economics,” The American Spectator Online, July 21, 2010.

Author Responds to Media Matters’ Attack,” The Daily Caller, July 14, 2010.

Cell Phones Don’t Cause Cancer,” The Daily Caller, July 12, 2010.

Facing Tough Economic Realities,” letter to the editor, The New York Times, July 8, 2010.

VAT Chance,” (with Wayne Crews), CEI Planet, May/June 2010 (PDF, p. 6).

Regulations, Regulations Everywhere,” The Daily Caller, May 7, 2010.

How to Really Stand up to Terrorists,” CEI Planet, March/April 2010 (PDF, p. 7).

Fixing America’s Immigration Black Market,” (with Alex Nowrasteh), The American Spectator Online, April 27, 2010.

The Hidden Tax That’s More Than $1 Trillion,” (with Wayne Crews), Fox Forum, April 15, 2010.

The Huge, Hidden Tax You Pay for Government,” (with Wayne Crews), AOL News, April 15, 2010.

VAT Chance,” (with Wayne Crews), The Daily Caller, April 14, 2010.

How Wisely Is Stimulus Money Being Spent?Opposing Views, April 7, 2010.

Fix Immigration Rules to Crush Black Market,” (with Alex Nowrasteh), The Detroit News, March 31, 2010.

Does March Madness Really Hurt the Economy?The Daily Caller, March 18, 2010.

Will the Jobs Bill Create Any Jobs?The American Spectator Online, March 18, 2010.

Weighing Cost of Unwanted Gifts,” (book review of Scroogenomics by Joel Waldfogel, The Washington Times, December 31, 2009.

The Chips Are Down at Intel,” (with Wayne Crews), American Spectator Online, December 9, 2009.

Did Deregulation Cause the Great Recession?Real Clear Markets, December 8, 2009.

VAT would Be One Big Tub of Trouble,” (with Wayne Crews) Investor’s Business Daily, November 17, 2009.

Andrew Cuomo should Leave Intel Alone,” (with Wayne Crews), Washington Examiner Opinion Zone, November 13, 2009.

Yes, Virginia Foxx,” The American Spectator Online, November 5, 2009.

Come So Favre,” The American Spectator Online, November 3, 2009.

’Amazon Taxes’ Fad Harmful to States, Customers, Businesses,” Infotech & Telecom News, November 1, 2009.

Price Fixing,” (with Wayne Crews), The American Spectator Online, October 7, 2009.

Even Tech Firm Has Human Rights,” (with Hans Bader), Detroit News, September 26, 2009.

Is the FCC Neutralizing Innovation?Washington Examiner Opinion Zone, September 23, 2009.

Cap-and-Trade Will Depress Home Prices,” Politico, September 23, 2009, p. 33.

Obama Wants to Extend Patriot Act – Just Like Bush,” Opposing Views, September 18, 2009.

Does Intel Have Human Rights?” (with Hans Bader), Real Clear Markets, September 10, 2009.

Nanotechnology: Innovation vs. Corporate Welfare,” Washington Examiner Opinion Zone, August 26, 2009.

Viking Funeral,” The American Spectator Online, August 20, 2009.

TARP Transparency: A Good Start, but Not Enough,” CEI Planet, Vol. 22, No. 3, July/August 2009.

Trustbusters Should Lay Off Microsoft and Yahoo,” Washington Examiner Opinion Zone, August 5, 2009.

Unnecessary Baggage,” The American Spectator Online, July 7, 2009.

To Stimulate the Economy, Let it Be Free.” (with Wayne Crews), Washington Examiner, June 8, 2009.

Stimulate Economy through Deregulation.” (with Wayne Crews), Detroit News, June 3, 2009

America’s Hidden Trillion Dollar Tax.” (with Wayne Crews), Investor’s Business Daily, May 28, 2009

Fed Policies Contradict Each Other. (with Seth Bailey), letter to the editor, The Financial Times, April 29, 2009, p.8.

How Not to Tax the Internet.” The American Spectator Online, March 24, 2009.

The Final Hail Mary.” The American Spectator Online, February 13, 2009.

Paying More for Gas, Voluntarily.” (with Drew Tidwell), letter to the editor, Time, January 12, 2009, pp. 7-8.

The Myth of Buying Local.” The American Spectator Online, December 24, 2008.

The Economics of Christmas.” The American Spectator Online, December 16, 2008.

Government’s ‘10,000 Commandments’ Cost Americans More than $1 Trillion.” (with Wayne Crews), Budget & Tax News, October 2008.

In Defense of Early Termination Fees.” The American Spectator Online, August 11, 2008.

A ‘Hidden Tax’ of Rules Hits the Economy.” (with Wayne Crews), Investor’s Business Daily, August 5, 2008, p. A13.

Decisions, Decisions.” The American Spectator Online, July 31, 2008.

Corporate Welfare for Sirius/XM Competitors?” (with Clyde Wyne Crews), Real Clear Markets, July 22, 2008.

Observing the Sabathia.” The American Spectator Online, July 11, 2008.

Rotten Replay.” The American Spectator Online, May 23, 2008.

In Defense of AstroTurf.” The American Spectator Online, April 25, 2008.

Against a Salary CapThe American Spectator Online, April 21, 2008.

Crunching March Madness.” The American Spectator Online, March 28, 2008.

The Streak Ends.” The American Spectator Online, March 7, 2008.

Empty Space: The State of the GOP.” The Free Liberal, January 7, 2008.

Legislation without Charity,” letter to the editor, The Washington Post, February 5, 2007, p. A14.

Furor over Ports Deal Is Out of Proportion,” letter to the editor, The Hill, February 28, 2006.

Dr. Strangebridge.” The American Spectator Online, February 16, 2006.

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